Montreal aiming for new electric vehicle sharing program with 1,000 cars by 2020

April 20, 2015 by  
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In Montreal, green transportation is a big deal, and the city is embarking on a plan to make it even bigger. Mayor Denis Coderre is pushing for an electric vehicle sharing program to be launched in the city of 1.6 million, with a goal of 250 cars in the following year and up to 1,000 by the year 2020. The mayor’s new plan is part of a larger effort to cut the city’s greenhouse gas emissions over the next five years. Read the rest of Montreal aiming for new electric vehicle sharing program with 1,000 cars by 2020 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Car Sharing , car sharing programs , communauto , communauto car sharing , electric cars , electric vehicles , ev charging stations , ev sharing , green technology , Montreal , montreal green city

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Why Walmart’s better supplier scorecard is a big deal

April 19, 2012 by  
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Walmart is significantly expanding its supplier scorecard program by asking more suppliers more questions — and more specific questions. Here's what it means for suppliers and other retailers.

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Genetically Modified Bacteria Can Fix Cracked Concrete

November 17, 2010 by  
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Researchers at the U.K’s University of Newcastle have created a new type of bacteria that generates glue to hold together cracks in concrete structures — that means everything from concrete sidewalks to buildings that have been damaged by earthquakes.

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Team Grows Incredible 11 Foot Diameter Chrysanthemum

November 17, 2010 by  
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If you’re one of those people that veer off state highways to visit the largest corn cob or ball of twine, then you just might need to steer your electric car in the direction of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania where the largest chrysanthemum ever to grace North American soil is currently on display. The plant — called the Thousand Bloom — is part of the Longwood Gardens annual Chrysanthemum Festival

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Spanish Highrise Keeps Its Cool Under a Double Skin

November 17, 2010 by  
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This striking new tower in the town of Irun, Spain features a double skin and series of rooftop gardens to set it apart from other mundane office buildings.

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U.S. Government to Ask 600K Suppliers for Greenhouse Gas Data

July 14, 2010 by  
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The U.S. government is going to ask its suppliers to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions

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Is the Gulf Oil Spill Really That Big of a Deal?

May 4, 2010 by  
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This is a big deal. Photo via CBC I mean, come on — it’s not like it’s the biggest oil spill ever or anything

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India Establishes National Environmental Tribunal – Should The US Start One Too?

May 4, 2010 by  
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Just as the scale of the BP oil spill starts really sinking in–leaking first 1,000 barrels a day, then 5,000, now maybe 20,000 barrels (that’s 850,000 gallons)–comes word that India has established, after much debate in the past year or so, a National Green Tribunal , with the main bench to be located in Bhopal, site of one of the worst industrial / social / environmental disasters in the world. Which got me wondering, should the United States also have special environmental courts? Now there well may be

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Kit Kat Goes Fairtrade

December 7, 2009 by  
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Image from the Telegraph Kit Kat is the best selling chocolate bar in the UK, with 1 billion sold annually. So when Nestle decides to make it Fairtrade, it is a big deal, and sweet news. Starting in January all of the four-finger bars will be made with Fairtrade cocoa, with the smaller ones following later.

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After California Nixes Energy-Sucking TVs, What’s Next in the Crosshairs?

November 24, 2009 by  
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Photo via nexthttp California recently passed a ban on the most energy sucking TVs , pulling them from store shelves in an effort to decrease how much electricity goes to the devices. It is expected to save enough energy to power 1 million homes and will cut CO2 emissions by 3.5 million tons. That’s a big deal, but a quick glance at the average American’s entertainment system tells us that it’s not the only place a ban li..

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