Fossil fuel cars waste hundreds of times more raw materials than EVs

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Fossil fuel cars waste hundreds of times more raw materials than EVsThe research from Transport & Environment (T&E) suggests that the move away from fossil fuel-powered vehicles could have broader environmental benefits than just the switch to clean energy. An electric vehicle (EV) battery is estimated to use up just 30kg of raw materials with […]

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‘Overwhelming’ global consensus behind stronger climate legislation

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‘Overwhelming’ global consensus behind stronger climate legislationThe survey directly asked the public about the policies they want to see backed by governments at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). COP26 is scheduled to take place in eight months’ time, having been postponed from November 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. It will be jointly hosted by the […]

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‘Covid-killing’ remote working pods to revive town centres

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‘Covid-killing’ remote working pods to revive town centresThe economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic has seen many high-street retailers either permanently going out of business and shuttering shops or at abandoning their brick-and-mortar locations for an all-virtual existence online to cut costs. This has left many of the UK’s high streets with an increasing number […]

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Expand EV incentives to secondhand purchases, report says

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Expand EV incentives to secondhand purchases, report saysAccording to the report, the cost of new battery-powered cars remains too high for many British motorists even accounting for government grants. The ‘plug-in’ grant scheme gives the funds to the vehicle dealership or manufacturer to manage and the buyer receives the discount. It covers not just cars […]

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View from India: Accelerated digital transformation brings cyber security to the fore

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View from India: Accelerated digital transformation brings cyber security to the foreDigitisation brings its challenges in the form of security. Cyber-security is an ongoing concern that goes hand in hand with digital transformation. “The pandemic has introduced us to remote working, whereby work from home (WFH) has become a norm. Remote working and bring your […]

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