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London’s Transportation Sector Going Electric

By Roy L Hales

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.

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Europe Led the World in Carbon Reductions in 2014

By Roy L Hales

According to a new report from PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC), the  world’s carbon intensity fell 2.7% last year. This was the steepest decline in the seven years PwC has been keeping track. Four of the G20’s top emissions reducers were European nations and, with one exception, all in growing economies. Europe Led the World in Carbon Reductions in 2014.
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It Is Time Canada Cleaned Up Its’ Emissions

By Roy L Hales

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.

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The EU’s CO2 Emissions Decreased 5% In 2014

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.

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