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Tesla Presents Giga Berlin To The Brandenburg Parliament (Video)

September 12th, 2020 | by Alex Voigt

A parliament usually only asks an auto company to show up if something went very wrong. Either a financial bailout is needed or another huge scandal happened, like with the diesel cheating devices that polluted the environment and its citizens for years. Why was Tesla invited by the parliament in Brandenburg to provide a presentation at the end of August

68,000 Premature European Deaths A Year From Diesel Vehicle Pollution

March 20th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

Volkswagen board members must be wondering how to put away this never-ending diesel scandal, now in its third year. Despite trying its best to avoid the consequences, the auto giant was once again caught a few months back with emission tricks. Adding insult to injury, a German political scandal is brewing from citizens demanding politicians step in ... and many politicians not wanting to step in

EU Renewable Energy Share Continues To Increase

April 4th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Renewable energy sources have continued their rapid rise in the share of European Union energy consumption according to new figures published this week, and is edging closer to its 20% by 2020 target.

Continuing EU Trends Will See Region Fall Short Of Long-Term Climate Goals

December 5th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill

European Union Member States are making good progress to lowering their energy consumption and using more and more renewable energy, and are well on their way to meeting their 2020 targets for renewable energy, efficiency, and greenhouse gas emissions, but a new report has shown that if current trends continue unchanged then the region will fall short of its longer-term objectives.

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