EPA Releases Strategy to Reduce Animal Testing on Vertebrates

We know that not only are there ethical concerns about animal testing, but also that using animals for medical research can be ineffective and unreliable. The EPA is doing something about it. Animal testing has become a questionably effective thorn in the side of scientific progress. While it was once …

China is Winning the War on Air Pollution

China is notorious for having some of the worst air pollution on the planet. In 2014 the country declared war on smog, and the results are in: China is killing it. In just four years, pollution is down 32 percent on average. Now, it’s fair to say that the country …

Renault’s ‘Smart Island’ Runs on Wind Power and Recycled Batteries

Renault has launched a “smart island” in Portugal that uses its Zoe electric vehicle, home batteries, smart charging and vehicle-to-grid (V2E) energy storage to run without fossil fuels. The idea is to make the Madeira island of Porto Santo energy independent and stimulate renewable energy production. “[We want] to build …

INTERVIEW: Filip Radovic and Verica Jovanovic

SEPA AND BATUT: Key Partners for Improving EcoHealth The concern about the state of the whole ecosystem, contained in the conceptual goals of EcoHealth, requires interaction between all expert services and institutions of the health system and environmental protection. In order to present that systematic health care is systematic in our …

Phase 1 Of “World’s Largest” EV Fast-Charging Network Completed In Queensland

The Queensland government has laid claim to the “world’s longest electric vehicle superhighway in a single state” after the first phase of fast charger station installations was completed last month. State transport minister Mark Bailey says EV drivers can now travel from Coolangatta to Cairns, and west from Brisbane to …

Australia’s Solar Power Boom Could Almost Double Capacity in a Year, Analysts Say

A record-breaking month of rooftop installations and a flood of large-scale solar farms could almost double Australia’s solar power capacity in a single year, industry analysts say. A massive solar energy boom is being predicted for 2018, after an unprecedented number of industrial solar farms were approved by the New …