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Interview with Joan Clos, Head of the UN-Habitat

Interview with Joan Clos, Head of the UN-Habitat

What are the key elements for good urban planning in the 21st century? Joan Cloas discusses sustainable cities at thecrystal.org.

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Green Revolution – The future of electric cars

Green Revolution – The future of electric cars

The Porsche 914, battery life and charge time are all looked at by host Lisa Van Pay as she visits the scientists and engineers working to make the electric car of the future a reality today.

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Green Revolution – CityCar

Green Revolution – CityCar

Lisa Van Pay of the National Science Foundation meets Will Lark, an MIT graduate student working on the CityCar project. The two discuss the technologies that make this vehicle unique and explore the relationship between art, science and design.

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Arrive ‘N’ Drive Fuel Challenge

Arrive ‘N’ Drive Fuel Challenge

A race where the winner is not necessarily the fastest, but the one that produced the least carbon. London companies competed with each to demonstrate who owns the cleanest and greenest fleet in the capital.

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Encouraging combined road and rail transport in the EU

Encouraging combined road and rail transport in the EU

Europe’s roads are saturated. It’s estimated that the quantity of goods carried by road will increase by 20 Billion tonne-kilometres a year between now and 2013. The EU’s Marco Polo II programme wants to buck this trend, and is already ensuring that over 42 billion tonne-kilometers will be shifted from the road to alternative forms of transport.

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What does your car say about you?

What does your car say about you?

COMEDY SPECIAL – The film targets gas guzzling 4x4s using the language and style of traditional car adverts that portray 4×4 drivers escaping their urban environment for the freedom of the open road.

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Hydrogen Device

Hydrogen Device

Hydrogen device cuts fuel bills and emissions for larger vehicles. The bolt-on system produces small amounts of hydrogen which helps engines to burn conventional fuels more efficiently.

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World’s First Carbon-Negative Expedition

World’s First Carbon-Negative Expedition

The biotruck expedition was an extraordinary success being independently certified as the world’s first Carbon-Negative Expedition. Andy Pag and John Grimshaw travelled through France, Spain, Morocco and Mauritania to a small town in Mali, 200km short of Timbuktu where they delivered a biodiesel processing unit to MFC, a local charity. Here are some of the highlights from their trip…

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SailRocket

SailRocket

The Vestas SailRocket is the outright world speed sailing record contender. It employs a concept in which the sail and keel elements are positioned so that there is virtually no overturning moment and no net vertical lift. When used correctly, this results in a boat which no longer has obvious stability limits and in which the only significant response to gusts is a change in speed!

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Green Cars

Green Cars

The greenest Geneva Motor Show ever hosts the launch of the “50 by 50″ initiative aimed at making cars worldwide 50 percent more fuel-efficient by 2050

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