Three of the leading contributors to pollution, the United States, Brazil, and China, announced this week that they were making meaningful progress toward an agreement to be reached in Paris later this year.
Together, China and the United States make up a substantial portion of the world’s population. Brazil’s booming economy means that it, too, will be in the ranks of leading polluters one day in the visible future.
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China has the most ambitious plan of the three, aiming to reduce carbon density levels (the level of carbon emitted per capita) by up [...]
Hyundai is the largest car producer in South Korea, so when it says something about the future of the auto industry, people listen. Today was no exception, as the company declared that there is a future in hydrogen cell vehicles as well as electric cars.
The company has so far sold most of its fuel cell cars in Europe and California, which are both places this market can be expected to grow. The fuel prices in Europe and California and other areas of the United States could easily encourage adoption of alternative fuel vehicles which would ultimately cost the user much less to operate, even if the entry fee would be higher for the car itself. One challenge, however, is having [...]