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All Dutch trains now run 100% on wind power

by Kalyani.rc // Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

Electric trains have always been a relatively sustainable mode of transport, with much lower emissions than cars, but as of the 1st of January, 2017, all electric train rides in the Netherlands have b…

Filed under: Transportation

Keywords: Renewable Energy,Sustainable Transportation,Transport,Carbon Reduction

0 replies | 1803 views | Posted on: 01/20/2017 | Last updated: 01/20/2017

Germany calls for gas/diesel car ban by 2030

by Kalyani.rc // Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

Germany isn't content with relying on financial incentives to usher in an era of pollution-free cars. The country's Bundesrat (federal council) approved a resolution that calls for a ban on new intern…

Filed under: Electric Vehicles

Keywords: Policy,Transport,Carbon Reduction

0 replies | 1789 views | Posted on: 02/15/2017 | Last updated: 02/15/2017