Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol vehicles and vans from 2040

Plans follow French commitment to take polluting vehicles off the road owing to effect of poor air quality on people health Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel autoes and vans from 2040 amid fears that rising levels of nitrogen oxide pose a major risk to public health. The commitment, which follows a […]

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My week as an Uber courier: my bike get stolen, but I kept my five-star rating

Delivering everything from books to falafel sandwiches was easy, but excessive the times of downtime stimulate the prospect of earning a consistent living grim Nicholas pads down the stairs of his apartment building on Broome Street in New Yorks Soho neighbourhood where the cheapest two-bedroom unit costs more than$ 2m in his boxers and a […]

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America’s road trip: will the US ever kick the car habit?

Motor City Detroit built the automobiles, oil capital Houston fuelled them and Los Angeles was carved up by freeways in their honor. Yet now all three cities are pushing walking, cycling and the use of public transport. So does this mean Americas love affair with the car is eventually waning? Cities is supported by About […]

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Dessert Wine Is the New Scotch

Banking on the upswell of interest in digestifs such as amaro and sherry, a growing number of sommeliers in the U.S.–both in fine-dining and more casual restaurants–are hoping to tap into today’s savor for after-dinner drinks with dessert wines. Looking beyond port, Madeira, and Sauternes, forward-thinking sommeliers are presenting a wider spectrum of dessert wines, […]

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Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol automobiles and vans from 2040

Plans follow French commitment to take polluting vehicles off the road owing to a lack of effect of poor air quality on peoples health Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2040 amid fears that rising different levels of nitrogen oxide pose a major risk to public health. The […]

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A road full of bottlenecks: Dutch cycle route is made of plastic trash

First path solely made of recycled bottles, beakers and packaging opens in Zwolle The world’s first plastic bicycle path made of recycled bottles, beakers and packaging has opened in the Netherlands, as part of a pilot that could see similar roads open up across the country. The 30 -metre path, made of recycled plastic equivalent […]

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Why we can’t have nice things: dockless motorcycles and the tragedy of the commons

Behind this bucolic industry is a multibillion-dollar combat between Chinas big tech companies and Silicon Valley, and the nightmare of vandals and parking If there is one sad fact that technology has taught us, it’s maybe that we just can’t have nice things. Now Washington DC has become the latest testing ground for what happens […]

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Softwear: How an Underground Fashion Label for Nerds Got Cool

It’s 12:21 pm on a Tuesday, and the new coat from Outlier is going live. For the obsessed fans of this technically minded menswear house, Tuesday falls are always a big deal. This one is bigger than most. The Shelter From the Storm is Outlier’s first breathable waterproof shell. That’s the kind of thing that, […]

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Britain to ban sales of all diesel and petrol autoes and vans from 2040

Plans follow French commitment to take polluting vehicles off the road owing to a lack of effect of poor air quality on people health Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel autoes and vans from 2040 amid fears that rising levels of nitrogen oxides pose a major hazard to public health. The commitment, […]

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My week as an Uber courier: my bike get stolen, but I maintained my five-star rating

Delivering everything from books to falafel sandwiches was easy, but excessive periods of downtime build the future prospects of earning a consistent living grim Nicholas pads down the stairs of his apartment building on Broome Street in New Yorks Soho neighbourhood where the cheapest two-bedroom unit costs more than$ 2m in his boxers and a […]

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