France just announced an end to all gas and diesel vehicle sales by 2040.
Nicolas Hulot, the country's new ecology minister, said Thursday the phase-out will help France meet its commitment to the Paris agreement.
Along with France, four major cities including Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens have already announced plans to ban diesel cars by 2025.
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The secretive blueprints for two of the leading vaccine candidates for the coronavirus were released Thursday. Pfizer and Moderna became the first two companies among the nine leading vaccine candidates to share their study designs, hoping that the disclosures will create trust and clarity for the public, as The New York Times reported.
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New Zealand could be the first country in the world to require its major financial institutions to report on the risks posed by the climate crisis.
Eco-friendly outdoor brand Patagonia has a colorful and timely message stitched into the tags of its latest line of shorts. "VOTE THE A**HOLES," it reads.
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This year, the UK National James Dyson Award went to a team of student designers who want to reduce the environmental impact of car tires.
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By Brett Wilkins
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the meatpacking industry worked together to downplay and disregard risks to worker health during the Covid-19 pandemic, as shown in documents published Monday by Public Citizen and American Oversight.