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Pandemic offshoot: More babies being exclusively breastfed

“I cannot breastfeed my baby anymore. I need to return to work.” This was the predicament of Cora, a mother of a 4-month-old baby, before the pandemic struck mid-March of 2020. For Cora, and many other working mothers who have found it difficult, if not impossible, to breastfeed their infants while earning a living and/or …

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Skateboard-platform EV

EV maker to turn skateboard platform into light duty vehicles at reduced costs

Canoo Holdings Ltd, the manufacturer of Canoo, the world’s first subscription-only electric vehicle (EV), is also a company developing breakthrough EVs with a proprietary and highly versatile skateboard chassis for personal and business use. Recently, Canoo released a video showcasing the performance of its self-contained skateboard platform for the first time. Canoo transformed its skateboard …

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vegan burger

Craving for a burger? Here’s a list that’s filling, but not killing

You’ve been eating the same meat-based burgers for the longest time, we bet your taste buds are screaming for something different. Yes, we’re quite sure by now you’re open to trying something that still looks familiar, but is, in fact, entirely new, totally healthy and sustainable, utterly tasty, and most of all, cruelty-free. Because there’s …

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Havyard Design & Solutions (HDS)

A Norwegian company has come up with a zero-emission design for its sightseeing vessels

Like cargo ships, sightseeing vessels, better known as cruise ships, also have their own sustainability drive share. Because emissions from shipping traffic is a big challenge both in bigger cities and in fjords, Norwegian shipping company Havyard introduced a remarkable design for a zero-emission sightseeing vessel, which may solve the growing challenge in the future. …

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Rolls-Royce testing 100% sustainable aviation fuel; all-electric medium-range plane in development

Rolls-Royce is among the most recognizable and respected names in aircraft engine and aviation technology. Worldwide, Rolls-Royce engines power more than 35 types of commercial aircraft, with over 13,000 engines in service. As such, the British aerospace engine maker plays a key role in the industry’s management of its overall emissions in order to contribute to …

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Despite low oil prices, this company pushes through with a wind propulsion system to power its cargo vessels

Current restrictions and challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic will not stop the shipping industry in pushing for wind-assisted propulsion solutions to pave the way for decarbonization. Not even the low oil prices, for that matter, as companies continue to search for technology solutions that are market-ready and have the potential to deliver substantial …

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EVs in PH won’t be charged new import taxes, says EV Owners Society president

The president of the newly formed EV Owners Society, Ferdi Raquelsantos, has confirmed that electric vehicles would be exempt from the new DTI safeguard measures on vehicle imports. Raquelsantos, who is also the president of the Philippine Parts Maker Association (PPMA) that has welcomed the Department of Trade and Industry’s initiative to impose provisional safeguard …

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The 1st zero-emission supertruck to silently rumble in by 2022

General Motors Corp (GMC) stirred up the automotive scene recently with the introduction of the 2022 Hummer EV Edition 1. It will be the first fully electric addition to GMC’s lineup, driven by next-generation electric vehicle propulsion technology that enables unprecedented off-road capability, extraordinary on-road performance, and an immersive driving experience designed to put occupants …

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Next up for ZeroAvia after world’s 1st hydrogen-electric flight: Commercial short-haulers

ZeroAvia, the leading innovator in decarbonizing commercial aviation, recently completed the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell-powered flight of a commercial-grade aircraft. The flight took place late in September at the company’s R&D facility in Cranfield, England, with the Piper M-class six-seat plane completing taxi, takeoff, a full pattern circuit, and landing. This achievement is the …

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