The ECOreport reposts an OP-Ed explaining the who, what & how as the four Global Trade Deals fight for their lives
Originally Published on Greenpeace Energydesk
by Zachary Davies Boren
Free trade deals around the world are in crisis, just as the UK is preparing to negotiate a clutch of new agreements that would replace its membership of the European Union. For the world’s fifth largest economy, Brexit couldn’t have come at a more turbulent time. The global free trade agenda has endured a nightmare 2016. Each of the big four deals in the pipeline – TTP, TTIP, TISA and CETA – has found itself in roughly the same position: Fighting for its life.
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The ECOreport reposts news of Singapore’s New Driverless Taxi Service
Originally Published by MIT News
By Rob Matheson | MIT News Office
An exciting “driverless race” is underway among tech giants the United States: In recent months, Google, Uber, and Tesla have made headlines for developing self-driving taxis for big cities.
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The ECOreport reposts a story of Energy-Efficiency Insights from Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands
Originally Published by RMI Outlet
By Matthew Cullinen
The introduction of key-card-based energy management systems that require guests insert their key card to turn on room electricity was a monumental achievement for the hospitality sector. Hotels that have installed these systems report a massive 20- to 30-percent reduction in guest room electricity consumption, according to the research group Hotel Energy Solutions. Then why have we not graduated from the simple key card to even more sophisticated energy-saving techniques in hotels around the world?
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