A new report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) finds that food prices declined for the fifth year in a row in 2016, down 1.5 percent from 2015.
Archive for month: January, 2017
The Detroit auto show always surprises. This year is no different, with a blend of new models and refreshed standards, all against the backdrop of new self-driving technology displays.
Volkswagen used the Detroit motor show to display its latest Microbus-inspired concept. The I.D. Buzz is the fourth concept in recent history to shamelessly ape the classic 21-window bus, for those who are counting. Like us.
The car doesn’t come with many extraneous flourishes, giving it a sturdy and powerful look.
Infiniti boss Roland Krüger has already driven an early prototype, and declared it “very good”.
It sits on some of the world’s biggest oil and gas reserves, but the United Arab Emirates wants to burn much less fuel in future.
How we view the costs of future climate change, and more importantly how we quantify them, may soon be changing.
The U.S. government says ethanol made from corn is better for the environment than previously expected in a report boosting the country’s biggest biofuel a week ahead of a new administration that has some in the industry concerned.
It’s being reported this week that the cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Portland, Ore., sent in a request for information to automakers for what could become the biggest electric car order ever: 24,000 vehicles.
Environmental regulators issued a final decision Friday to keep intact tougher fuel-economy standards, rushing to lock in one of President Barack Obama’s signature climate policies a week before President-elect Donald Trump assumes office.