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Paris First To Ban 4x4s & Old Diesels 2010-12-29

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European car makers are now planning to build electric vehicles because many European cities are widely expected to ban high-emissions vehicles from their city cores over the next decade — perhaps even vehicles with any emissions at all.

Now, Paris may be the first city to experiment with such a policy. Next year (2011), it will begin to test restrictions on vehicles that emit more than a certain amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) per kilometre — the measure of a car’s contribution to ‘greenhouse gases’. (more…)

New Solar Powered Air Con from China 2010-12-10

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China’s first solar-powered air conditioner that can also send excess electricity to the power grid began rolling off a Gree Electric Appliances production line today 2010-12-15.

The first 50 000 units will be sold in the American market. After that, the units will also be available for purchase in China, (more…)

Scottish Homes Lead The Green Way 2010-04-04

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Improved building standards will give Scotland some of the greenest homes in Europe, a Holyrood minister said.

Infrastructure MSP Mr.Stewart Stevenson (SNP, Banff & Buchan) hailed the new rules, which have just been published and will come into force at the start of 2010-10. (more…)