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Coming to Rwanda: VW bringing e-Golf cars for ride-hailing system

As a testing ground, Volkswagen will launch new electric vehicles in Kigali as part of its app-driven Move service.

Coming to Rwanda: VW bringing e-Golf cars for ride-hailing system

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Beyond Meat stock butchered after end of share no-sale period

With many investors free to offload holdings, even an upbeat earnings report could not stop vegan burger maker's dive.

Beyond Meat stock butchered after end of share no-sale period

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Offshore wind power could become $1 trillion industry, says IEA

IEA official likens the game-changing potential of offshore wind to the shale revolution and the rise of solar PV.

Offshore wind power could become $1 trillion industry, says IEA

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Carbon Tracker: Vast majority of EU coal plants are unprofitable

Think-tank says European utility firms lose billions as polluting fossil fuels are phased out in favour of renewables.

Carbon Tracker: Vast majority of EU coal plants are unprofitable

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Nourishing body and soul on World Food Day

In France, renowned chefs at Refettorio Paris turn recovered food into sumptuous meals for society's most marginalised.

Nourishing body and soul on World Food Day

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'Where I need to invest': US green economy is worth $1.3 trillion

National database for clean business says American industry is leading the way, but suggests China is not far behind.

'Where I need to invest': US green economy is worth $1.3 trillion

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Britain's James Dyson scraps electric car project

The project was not commercially viable, but the UK bagless vacuum cleaner creator said the car was a technical success.

Britain's James Dyson scraps electric car project

Environment

What does it take to become a 'tiny trash' household?

The best way to embrace a zero-waste life is to make the most of what you already have, advocates say. But will it make a difference?

What does it take to become a 'tiny trash' household?

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Norway's largest pension fund, KLP, ditches oil sands investments

Adding five companies to its exclusion list, Norwegian manager hopes to speed up shift from fossil fuels to renewables.

Norway's largest pension fund, KLP, ditches oil sands investments

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'Mission Possible': Can green growth solve the climate crisis?

Powerful players are lining up to propel talk into action, hoping to decarbonise the economy faster and further.

'Mission Possible': Can green growth solve the climate crisis?

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Voices for the Future urges climate action at UN

Immersive art installation on United Nations buildings in New York calls for drastic measures to stop global warming.

Voices for the Future urges climate action at UN

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Global Climate Strike: Tens of thousands rally across the US

At least 60,000 join teen activist Greta Thunberg's campaign in New York City, other US cities before UN summits

Global Climate Strike: Tens of thousands rally across the US

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Can 'climate finance' fund a transition to a low-carbon economy?

UN Climate Action Summit hopes to catalyse the private sector to lead global shift away from fossil fuels to renewables.

Can 'climate finance' fund a transition to a low-carbon economy?

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EU plan to introduce eco-labels for investments may be delayed

Some European Union members fear strict 'green' standards could harm utilities and power-intensive industries.

EU plan to introduce eco-labels for investments may be delayed

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Human rights groups take climate fight to big corporations

Peoples' Summit issues landmark declaration in New York, unleashing new resources to wage financial and legal campaign.

Human rights groups take climate fight to big corporations