Autonomous Bus Trial A Success At Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

BYD completed a 10-day trial operation of an autonomous driving bus earlier this month at Tokyo Haneda Airport. BYD partnered with All Nippon Airways (ANA), which is Japan’s largest airline, to complete the trial operation. The bus is BYD’s first autonomous-driving bus. The next step is to put it into …

These Are the ‘Positive’ Tipping Points That Could Slow Global Warming

There may be light at the end of the tunnel in the battle to reduce carbon emissions. Governments and institutions could help halt carbon emissions with just a few carefully selected policy measures, according to a new paper, which looked at the experience of the energy industry and changing trends …

Your Favorite Playlist Has a Carbon Footprint

You would think streaming music is more eco-friendly than CDs, tapes and records, right? Afterall, there’s no waste. A new study by the Universities of Glasglow and Oslo calculated the carbon footprint associated with downloading and streaming music and the answer is surprising. According to data from 2015 and 2016, …

Big Business Calls on Government to Halt Solar Tax Hike

A group of major businesses, including retail giants Sainsbury’s, IKEA and Kingfisher, have called on Chancellor Philip Hammond to stop a planned rise in business rates for firms with solar installations. The businesses have joined senior politicians, energy executives and environmental charities in signing a letter protesting against the changes, …

Fine South African Wine Goes Green with Schneider Electric Solar Solutions

Three wine estates have recently blended vintage with innovation by taking advantage of the South African climate to enhance their power requirements. De Grendel dairy and wine farm in the Durbanville Wine Valley along with Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards and La Motte, both based in Franschoek Valley, all turned to …