The charge of the electric brigade

Article - 20 Mar 2023
To fight CO2 emissions, European cities from Finland to Spain are investing in fleets of electric vehicles and their charging infrastructures. More importantly, when given the chance, people are changing their personal mobility habits.

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Electric, for sure. Sustainable, it depends. How green is my battery?

Article - 30 Jan 2023
E-car batteries are crucial to meet the targets of the Paris Agreement, but can also have a high social and environmental toll. Experts warn of the urgency of a sustainable value chain and recommend an innovative solution: e-vehicles connected to buildings and repurposed batteries, to optimise the energy consumption.

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Brexit and the UK’s decarbonisation efforts: a hit or a miss?

Article - 25 Feb 2021
Post-Brexit is a challenging era for the United Kingdom's climate and environmental policy. Some experts believe that the new situation will speed up the country’s plans while others worry it will thwart them

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Last mile delivery: a greener Santa Claus is coming to town

Article - 21 Dec 2020
With the COVID-19 crisis and a booming e-commerce, parcel delivery services have become a challenge in terms of increased traffic and pollution in urban areas. Electric vehicles, drones and even four-legged robots are being tested on the so-called “last-mile” in cities

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How the Covid-19 pandemic is changing urban mobility

Article - 17 Sep 2020
The current necessity of social distancing is re-shaping urban transport. In several cities the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is already evident. Like the 'bike revolution' started in the Netherlands after an economic and social crisis in the Seventies, the pandemic may be a fly-wheel for sustainable mobility in many polluted urban areas

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