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Um, VW’s Dirty Diesel Settlement Might Actually Be Bad for Electric Cars

Um, VW’s Dirty Diesel Settlement Might Actually Be Bad for Electric Cars | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Some worry forcing VW to invest in charging infrastructure could hurt the nascent market.
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Obama Kept His Promise, 83,000 Coal Jobs Lost & 400 Mines Shuttered

Obama Kept His Promise, 83,000 Coal Jobs Lost & 400 Mines Shuttered | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
This Labor Day, America has 83,000 fewer coal jobs and 400 coal mines than it did when Barack Obama was elected in 2008.
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The Woman Turning Rubbish into Homes in Pakistan

The Woman Turning Rubbish into Homes in Pakistan | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Latif has been using plastic to create shelters, reservoirs and mobile toilets. Now, she wants the world to take notice.
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Electric vehicle charge points to outnumber petrol stations by 2020, say Nissan

Electric vehicle charge points to outnumber petrol stations by 2020, say Nissan | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Electric vehicle charge points to outnumber petrol stations by 2020, say Nissan
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World's largest air purifier takes on China's Smog

World's largest air purifier takes on China's Smog | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Daan Roosegaarde made the Smog Free Tower to create bubbles of clean air in inner-city parks and raise awareness of the dangers of air pollution.
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World’s first smog filtering Tower goes on Tour

World’s first smog filtering Tower goes on Tour | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
World’s first smog filtering tower goes on tour
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igloostartup's comment, May 31, 2016 5:06 AM
interesting
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Victory for the Marine Eco System: Obama Signs Bill Banning Plastic Microbeads

Victory for the Marine Eco System: Obama Signs Bill Banning Plastic Microbeads | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Victory: Obama Signs Bill Banning Plastic Microbeads
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139 Countries Could Get All of their Power from Renewable Sources

139 Countries Could Get All of their Power from Renewable Sources | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
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From our very good friends over at scientificamerican.com

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Smartphones may soon Detect Air Pollution

Smartphones may soon Detect Air Pollution | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
According to the World Health Organization, nitrogen dioxide (NO2)-based air pollution contributes to over 7 million deaths per year – children and the elderly are particularly at risk. Thanks to research being carried out at Australia's RMIT University, however, it may soon be possible to
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Wind energy is now as cheap as Natural gas, and Solar is getting close

Wind energy is now as cheap as Natural gas, and Solar is getting close | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Wind power is now comparable in price to fossil fuels, and solar is well on its way, according to a new report that confirms earlier predictions that renewables aren't just the best option for the environment - they’re unequivocally the smartest...
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Volkswagen Pulls diesels from 2016 model Year lineup

Volkswagen Pulls diesels from 2016 model Year lineup | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
In response to the scandal over its diesel car emissions, Volkswagen withdraws its application to the EPA to certify its 2016 model year diesel vehicles in the US.
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VW scandal caused nearly 1m tonnes of extra pollution, analysis Shows

VW scandal caused nearly 1m tonnes of extra pollution, analysis Shows | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Emissions could have far greater impact in Europe, where almost half passenger cars are diesel, than the US
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Richard Platt's curator insight, September 23, 2015 12:18 PM

The first of many points about why what VW did was an ineffective and unsound strategy of deflection and deception that makes for poor decision making inside of the firm.  Guaranteed that there will be more issues that reflect back to VW and others that such tactics to avoid compliance will not only backfire they will damage the firm as a brand, and hence long term sales, in terms of competitive intelligence, this is what is called "blowback", (a term originally used to convey the effect that the CIA reaped when it's activities inside of other nations became exposed and brought about an anti-American sentiment.)

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San Francisco introduces free, Solar-powered electric Vehicle Charging

San Francisco introduces free, Solar-powered electric Vehicle Charging | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
In a demonstration project, San Francisco unveiled three installations of an off-the-grid solar-powered charging station, allowing electric vehicle owners to pull up and charge for free.
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Jukka Riivari's curator insight, September 22, 2015 10:16 AM

Small scale pilot in SFO

Jonathan Rivard's curator insight, September 22, 2015 2:04 PM

Off-the-Grid = Freedom

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New Solar Device Removes Carbon Dioxide From the Atmosphere

New Solar Device Removes Carbon Dioxide From the Atmosphere | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
If the experimental technology can be commercialized, it can become an important tool for reducing the impact of climate change.
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Can 3D Printing Save the World? A Look at 3D Printing and the Environment

Can 3D Printing Save the World? A Look at 3D Printing and the Environment | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Environmental experts have made some very dire predictions about what will happen to our planet and, consequently, to us, if we don't start making some big changes in the way we live, consume, and do business.
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A California City Is Fending Off Zika by Releasing 40,000 Mosquitoes Every Week

A California City Is Fending Off Zika by Releasing 40,000 Mosquitoes Every Week | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
As disease-carrying mosquitoes continue their march across the United States, communities are experimenting with new ways to keep the vectors under control.
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Every day 100's of thousands of Britons put their coffee cup into a recycling bin.  those cups aren't recyclable!

Every day 100's of thousands of Britons put their coffee cup into a recycling bin.  those cups aren't recyclable! | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it

Every day hundreds of thousands of Britons put their coffee cup into a recycling bin. They're wrong - those cups aren't recyclable.

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For the first time, air pollution emerges as a leading risk factor for stroke worldwide

For the first time, air pollution emerges as a leading risk factor for stroke worldwide | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Air pollution -- including environmental and household air pollution -- has emerged as a leading risk factor for stroke worldwide, associated with about a third of the global burden of stroke in 2013, according to a new study.
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Japanese Scientists Discover Bacteria that Feed on Plastic

Japanese Scientists Discover Bacteria that Feed on Plastic | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
A team of Japanese scientists has discovered a new species of bacteria that feeds on the plastic found in water bottles.
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1 Million Electric Cars in S. Korea by 2020

1 Million Electric Cars in S. Korea by 2020 | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
The annual output of hybrid and electric-powered vehicles will increase sharply from 80,000 this year to 920,000 over the next five years.
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'Water Bubble' Could Be End of Plastic Bottles

'Water Bubble' Could Be End of Plastic Bottles | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
In this week's Swipe, the team meet the innovators competing to become Europe's best cleantech start-up.
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Australian Academy of Science divests from fossil fuel Companies

Australian Academy of Science divests from fossil fuel Companies | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Australia’s leading science institution has put its money where its mouth is on climate change, reports the Sydney Morning Herald
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Coral bleaching hits critical point: 95pc of US reefs at risk

Coral bleaching hits critical point: 95pc of US reefs at risk | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
The third global coral bleaching event on record is upon us, with the spread of warming waters hitting US coral reefs particularly hard.
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Seven reasons Volkswagen is worse than Enron

Seven reasons Volkswagen is worse than Enron | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Few corporate scandals involve deliberate fraud and the Volkswagen scandal could have far greater consequences
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Jukka Riivari's curator insight, October 5, 2015 2:27 AM

Looks like there are more impact than originally thought. Not good for Europe

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Industry can Lead on Climate Change and why its good Business

Industry can Lead on Climate Change and why its good Business | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
At Siemens, committing to cut our carbon footprint in half is prudent, and good business.
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