Transport for London (TfL) and Siemens Mobility have today unveiled the detailed design of the new generation Tube trains for the Piccadilly line, which will soon be in production to replace the existing 1970s fleet.
DB Regio Bayern has ordered 31 regional trains from Siemens Mobility. The trains will serve on routes between Munich, Passau and Regensburg. Siemens Mobility will be delivering 25 double-decker Desiro HC trainsets and six single-decker Mireo trainsets. Passenger service with the new trains is planned to begin with the timetable change in December 2024.
Rise Gardens Announces Launch of Smaller Scale Version of Popular Indoor Smart Garden, Voice Control Functionality Via Alexa and Industry-First Microgreens Add-on at CES 2021Alexa will enable voice control for garden lights, pumps and other functions. CHICAGO – January 11,… Read More ›
Our society is so polarized not because of politics or social media — but because of our stubborn belief in meritocracy, says philosopher Michael Sandel. Here’s how we need to shift our perspective: Source Ted: https://www.ted.com/talks/michael_sandel_the_tyranny_of_merit/transcript?utm_content=2020-8-25&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=social&utm_source=t.co
The Riviera Maya — an idyllic strip of Caribbean coastline in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, stretching from just south of Cancún all the way to Punta Allen — is Mexico’s number-one tourism destination. But visitors from around the… Read More ›
The Earth has lost 28 trillion tonnes (approximately 31 trillion U.S. tons) of ice in just 23 years, and the climate crisis is largely to blame. The finding comes in a review paper published in The Cryosphere this month that… Read More ›
The Valuable 500: Over a Third of Companies Pledge to Accelerate Disability Inclusion in the Wake of COVID-19
LONDON, July 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, The Valuable 500 – the global movement working to get 500 of the world’s largest businesses to commit to placing disability inclusion on their business leadership agendas – recognises the 30th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities… Read More ›
Bjarke Ingels Group has unveiled the design for The Plus, a furniture factory for Norwegian urban furniture manufacturer Vestre. The project is expected to become the most sustainable of its kind in the world.
A recent publication in the journal Angewandte Chemie brings attention to an improved way of generating clean hydrogen. For many years, hydrogen production has proven costly to the environment, as industrial hydrogen production uses partial methane oxidation and fossil gasification. Currently, 95%… Read More ›
As technology costs have declined, more developers are creating buildings that can benefit the Earth by tackling pollution and save money by producing their own power.