China vows to replace 67,000 taxis with electric vehicles

China vows to replace 67,000 taxis with electric vehicles

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Many cities around the world, including London, are struggling with high pollution levels which affect the health of their citizens, Beijing’s new mandate will help alleviate it.   Many people think that taxis are a bane, and depending on where you live many of them...

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Smog and waste push China to cancel the roll out of 103 coal fired power stations

Smog and waste push China to cancel the roll out of 103 coal fired power stations

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Coal fired power stations are regarded as the most polluting form of energy production, this latest roll back of investment in coal could be good news for the environment.   At the same time that China’s government is talking about creating new global energy supergrids...

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Walmart chases Amazon Go, will start trialling cashierless stores

Walmart chases Amazon Go, will start trialling cashierless stores

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The retail wars are hotting up and innovation is still many retailers weapon of choice, but as Walmart steps up the pressure on Amazon hopefully customers should be the winners.   Following in the footsteps of its arch rival Amazon, Walmart has announced that it is...

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