“The presence of the confederate flag at NASCAR events runs contrary to our commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all fans, our competitors and our industry,” NASCAR said.
Germany said it will oblige all petrol stations to offer electric car charging as part of a sweeping 130 billion euro ($146.26 billion) economic recovery plan, boosting electric vehicle demand which has been hampered by consumer concerns over refuelling.
The publisher of Vogue, GQ, The New Yorker, Wired and others will also work with suppliers to transition to more sustainable materials, with a commitment to use 100% sustainably-sourced paper by the end of 2021.
In addition to providing much-needed outdoor space for residents among shelter-in-place orders, the new initiative also advances the city’s climate goals.
The Stay Healthy Streets initiative started in April to provide more space for residents to get out of the house and exercise while maintaining social distancing. Mayor Durkan now says that the closures are permanent.
The company’s portfolio of cruise line brands includes Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Seabourn, including 102 ships. During normal times, they host over 225,000 guests on any given day.
More than 35 Facebook groups have been set up in 72 hours to serve communities in places including Ottawa, Halifax and Annapolis County in Nova Scotia, with more than 30,000 members between them.
The Washington Post reports that the Clean Economy Act will create many new employment opportunities in wind and solar industries as the state’s utility companies are now mandated to use only carbon-free electricity by 2050.
In 2019, Carbon Brief found that the UK’s CO2 emissions fell by 2.9%, bringing the total reduction to 29% over the past decade since 2010, even as the economy grew by a fifth.
The sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans will be banned as of 2035. After the ban comes into effect, only electric and hydrogen vehicles will be available for purchase.