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Wildlife Conservation Powers Team Up: Poachers Beware

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 28, 2015 (ENS) – Two of the world’s most powerful wildlife conservation organizations today strengthened their collaboration to fight the escalating poaching and illegal trading in elephants, rhinos, great apes and marine turtles and their parts. […]

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StoreDot Promises Full EV Charge Up in Five Minutes

HERZELIYA, Israel, August 24, 2015 (ENS) – StoreDot is developing a new type of battery with innovative, synthesized organic compounds that the Israeli company promises will charge an electric car in five minutes, providing 300 miles (480 km) of driving distance. […]

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Egypt Scraps Cairo’s Old, Polluting Taxis

CAIRO, Egypt, August 24, 2015 (ENS) – Through Egypt’s new national vehicle scrapping and recycling program, older taxis are being replaced by newer vehicles to increase fuel efficiency, reduce air pollution and protect the climate. […]

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California Drivers Get High Performance Renewable Diesel

LOS ANGELES, California, August 19, 2015 (ENS) – High performance renewable diesel fuel was introduced to Southern California drivers this week by Propel Fuels, based in Sacramento. Refined from recycled fats and oils, Diesel HPR does not contain biodiesel or petroleum diesel. […]

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200 Electric Cars Headed for Paris Climate Summit

PARIS, France, August 18, 2015 (ENS) – The Renault-Nissan Alliance will provide a fleet of 200 electric vehicles for the United Nations climate summit in Paris in December. It will be the first time the UN uses a zero-emission fleet to meet its entire passenger car needs at a Conference of the Parties event. […]

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Youths Sue Obama Seeking to Outlaw Climate Pollution

EUGENE, Oregon, August 13, 2015 (ENS) – Claiming that they are victims of harmful climate policies and activities perpetrated by the U.S. government, 21 children from across the country have filed a constitutional climate change lawsuit against the United States. […]

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Los Angeles Plans for Walking, Cycling, Transit

LOS ANGELES, California, August 14, 2015 (ENS) – In the sprawling city of Los Angeles, world-famous for its automobiles and its struggle for clean air, City Council Tuesday adopted a 20-year mobility plan that will help reduce traffic by giving people transportation options other than their cars. […]