Showing posts with label transportation system. Show all posts
Showing posts with label transportation system. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Global tourism causes 10th of all greenhouse gas emissions

the United States was the single largest emitter of tourism-related carbon emissions
A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Sydney shows that global tourism, a trillion-dollar industry, contributes significantly to greenhouse gas emissions and its carbon footprint is expanding rapidly.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

3 Swiss cities among world's top 10 in quality of life

3 Swiss cities among world's top 10 in quality of life
Three Swiss cities, Zurich, Geneva and Basel, have ranked among the world's top 10 cities to live, according to a latest survey on Tuesday.

Sunday, March 04, 2018

China's new maglev train to roll off production line

maglev train china
A new type of medium-low-speed magnetic levitation (maglev) train that can achieve a top speed of 160 kilometers per hour is expected to roll off the production line in China in the middle of this year.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Many big projects ready to begin in China

big projects ready to begin in China
A slew of big projects, with total investment of more than 10 trillion yuan (1.58 trillion US dollars), are about to start in a number of Chinese provinces and regions this year, Saturday's China Daily reported.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

German govt to invest €1bn in lowering air pollution

electric buses germany
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the federal government will provide €1 billion to cities and towns across the country in 2018.

Monday, October 02, 2017

Paris introduces "car-free" day to promote environmental protection

Paris introduces "car-free" day
Paris has banned private cars from its central area for seven hours on Sunday in a bid to promote the fight against pollution and climate change.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Beijing's 1st maglev line to start service late 2017

Beijing maglev line
Beijing's first medium-low speed maglev line is scheduled to start operation at the end of the year, the line operator said Saturday.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Outdated Railways Plague India's Infrastructure

four train derailment accidents
India has had four train derailment accidents in the last few weeks. One of the accidents, in Uttar Pradesh on August 19, killed 23 people and injured more than 150 people. This series of serious accidents led to the resignations of Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu and Chairman of the Railway Board A.K. Mittal.

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Dubai purchases 554 fuel-electric taxis to tackle pollution

fuel-electric taxis
Dubai's transport authority has purchased 554 fuel-electric hybrid taxi cars in a bid to reduce vehicle exhausts, the Dubai Information Office said on Saturday.

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Ukraine Cannot Guarantee Reliable Gas Transit to Europe, Gazprom CEO Says

Ukraine's gas transportation system
Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller said Wednesday that the poor condition of Ukraine's gas transportation system (GTS) prompts the company to look for additional routes for gas deliveries to the European Union.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Hanoi lawmakers to ban motorbikes by 2030

Hanoi lawmakers have voted to place a blanket ban on motorbikes by 2030 to reduce traffic congestion, despite opposition from the public, as well as transport experts.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Munich proposed ban on diesel vehicles prompts heated debate

Munich Mayor Dieter Reiter (SPD) told German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung on Wednesday that he saw no alternative to a ban on diesel vehicles in the face of concerning air pollution levels recorded in the Bavarian capital.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Cairo at bottom of list for efforts to minimise transport emissions

A report by the independent London-based Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) has ranked Cairo at the bottom of a list of 35 cities ranked for their efforts to minimise greenhouse gas emissions from transport, Reuters reported on Tuesday.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Pollution reaches "unbearable" level to humanity: UN official

Pollution has reached a level which is unbearable to humanity, and one of the important solutions to current emergency is to invest in renewable energy, said UN Environment Program Deputy Executive Director Ibrahim Thiaw.

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