A spokesperson from Fastned said negotiations have been going on for the past year and a half. This morning Transport for London (TfL) announced the Dutch EV fast charging company is one of the five successful bidders. The other charging companies are Bluepoint London, the Centrica Consortium, Chargemaster and Electricity Supply Board (ESB). London’s first 75 charging points should be operational by the end of the year. By 2020, there could be 300. The first steps towards London’s transportation sector going electric have been taken.
Tom Mulcair just announced his plan “to restore Canada’s environmental credibility at home and around the world by putting a price on carbon, making polluters pay and taking meaningful steps to reduce carbon emissions.” Mulcair is right, it is time Canada cleaned up its’ emissions.
While both Europe & China are making substantial progress on the emissions front, North America’s continue to rise. This is especially true in Canada, where the government has modest goals & no plans to get there.
By Roy L Hales
For the first time in forty years, the World’s C02 emissions have been held in check. One of the biggest stories recently came from China, whose emissions decreased for the first time in recorded history. An announcement this morning says the EU’s CO2 emissions decreased 5% in 2014.