Ice covering the ocean surface along lower Baffin Island, in the Hudson Strait and the Labrador Sea (Image:: K. Calvo/National Geographic/Alamy)

Drastic cooling in North Atlantic beyond worst fears, scientists warn

Climatologists say Labrador Sea could cool within a decade before end of this century, leading to unprecedented disruption, reports Climate News Network For thousands of years, parts of northwest Europe have enjoyed a climate about 5C warmer than many other regions on the same latitude. But new scientific analysis suggests that that could change much

Exxon Caves to Oil Crash With Historic Global Reserves Cut

International oil giant wipes 3.3 billion barrels from books Entire Kearl oil-sands project in western Canada de-booked Exxon Mobil Corp. disclosed the deepest reserves cut in its modern history as prolonged routs in oil and natural gas markets erased the value of a $16 billion oil-sands investment and other North American assets. The equivalent of

Renault-Nissan To Test Fleet Of Autonomous Zoes In Paris

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has announced a partnership with autonomous vehicle services company Transdev which will see a fleet of self-driving Renault Zoe models hit the streets. In a statement, the two automakers said that they will collaborate with Transdev to develop a modular transportation system that enables clients to book vehicles and for mobility operators

San Francisco plans to require that all new buildings and parking be ‘100% electric vehicle ready’

The city of San Francisco has not been shy to use its building codes to try to accelerate the deployment of sustainable energy. Last year, it required new buildings to have solar panels installed on the roof and this year, it will try to accommodate electric vehicles by using a similar approach. San Francisco already

Coming to a street near you? You can make a case with your local authority to have an electric car charge point installed on your street

Want an electric car charge point on the street outside your house?

On-street Residential Chargepoint Scheme available since January 1 EV owners must ask their local authorities to apply for chargers on their behalf Scheme will favour areas where no off-street parking is available Councils can apply for multiple plug-ins to cover current and future EV demand The biggest issue strangling the nation’s switch from petrol and