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Green car sales rise in Europe

The number of battery powered, fuel-cell and rechargeable hybrid cars rose by a combined 206,000 last year in the EU and European Free Trade Area.

The number of battery powered, fuel-cell and rechargeable hybrid cars rose by a combined 206,000 last year in the EU and European Free Trade Area.

Sport

The 2017 Africa Eco Race draws to a close

The 2017 edition of the Africa Eco Race has come to a close with Gev Teddy Sella reigning supreme in the motorcycle category.

The 2017 edition of the Africa Eco Race has come to a close with Gev Teddy Sella reigning supreme in the motorcycle category.

Sport

Teenager Sella wins Africa Eco Race

Gev Teddy Sella has won the Africa Eco Race in the motorcycle category for the first time in his fledgling career following the final formality stage that took the competitors to Dakar in…

Gev Teddy Sella has won the Africa Eco Race in the motorcycle category for the first time in his fledgling career following the final formality stage that took the competitors to Dakar in…

Business

China unveils renewable power generation plan

Pollution plagued China has announced plans to plough 2.5 trillion yuan (342 billion euros) into renewable power generation by 2020.

Pollution plagued China has announced plans to plough 2.5 trillion yuan (342 billion euros) into renewable power generation by 2020.

News

Far-right hopeful Hofer within reach of Austrian presidency on Sunday

Austria faces a stark choice on Sunday, just as it did in May when left-leaning Alexander Van der Bellen and the far-right’s Norbert Hofer last faced off to become the country’s…

Austria faces a stark choice on Sunday, just as it did in May when left-leaning Alexander Van der Bellen and the far-right’s Norbert Hofer last faced off to become the country’s…

Science_technology

Digging deep to help Europe's soil

European scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and…

European scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and…

Environment

Morocco launches Triple A initiative to challenge climate change

COP 22 host nation Morocco takes over from France to launch the Triple A initiative (Adapting African Agriculture) to the challenges of climate change. Morocco faces the same difficulties as other Af

COP 22 host nation Morocco takes over from France to launch the Triple A initiative (Adapting African Agriculture) to the challenges of climate change. Morocco faces the same difficulties as other Af

Environment

World's largest oasis threatened by climate change

Morocco launches a sustainable environmental protection program promoting local products and ecotourism as well as the conservation and development of oases

Morocco launches a sustainable environmental protection program promoting local products and ecotourism as well as the conservation and development of oases

Environment

Morocco cleans up its act for COP 22

The COP 22 climate conference will soon begin in Casablanca, Morocco, and ahead of the event the country is mobilising to raise awareness of rubbish and pollution problems, and engaging the people the

The COP 22 climate conference will soon begin in Casablanca, Morocco, and ahead of the event the country is mobilising to raise awareness of rubbish and pollution problems, and engaging the people the

News

Penguin paradise - world's largest marine park agreed for Antarctica

24 countries and the EU agree the 1.55 million square kilometre Ross Sea marine park will be protected from commercial fishing for three to five years.

24 countries and the EU agree the 1.55 million square kilometre Ross Sea marine park will be protected from commercial fishing for three to five years.

Science_technology

The future of food technology

In a special edition of Futuris, we investigate how scientists and engineers are helping farmers and food entrepreneurs across Europe.

In a special edition of Futuris, we investigate how scientists and engineers are helping farmers and food entrepreneurs across Europe.

Science_technology

Takeaway: ship safety

Ships burn fuel, polluting the atmosphere New regulations demand to cut the emissions The easiest way would be to reduce engine power But underpowered ships can be unsafe in storm They’re also slower,

Ships burn fuel, polluting the atmosphere New regulations demand to cut the emissions The easiest way would be to reduce engine power But underpowered ships can be unsafe in storm They’re also slower,

Business

South Korea: Volkswagen boss questioned over emissions scandal

The man who oversees Volkswagen’s emissions certification – Detlef Stendel – has been questioned by the authorities in South Korea over the so-called dieselgate…

The man who oversees Volkswagen’s emissions certification – Detlef Stendel – has been questioned by the authorities in South Korea over the so-called dieselgate…

News

Austria's president-elect talks of uniting his divided country

Supporters of former Greens party leader, Alexander Van der Bellen, are breathing sighs of relief after Austria came close to becoming the first European Union country to elect a far-right head of…

Supporters of former Greens party leader, Alexander Van der Bellen, are breathing sighs of relief after Austria came close to becoming the first European Union country to elect a far-right head of…

Science_technology

The travelling greenhouse

Can a small greenhouse help to guarantee the sustainability of European forests? To find out, the Futuris team travelled to northern Italy. What

Can a small greenhouse help to guarantee the sustainability of European forests? To find out, the Futuris team travelled to northern Italy. What