You wait for stories on electric buses and then two come along at once. This week saw Gothenburg in Sweden and Charlotte in the United States announce plans to electrify their public transport networks.
There’s no place like home. And up until recently there has been no place that has built via a 3D printer. This week Elize Lutz and Harriet Dekkers got a digital key to their two bedroom bungalow in the Beatrix canal in the Eindhoven suburb of Bosrijk.
Joe Biden has hit the ground running as US president, determined to make up for the somewhat eventful four years of his predecessor in office, rebuild international alliances and, critically, put climate at the heart of his presidency.
It’s a strange time. Of course, it has been a strange time for well over a year but optimism surrounding vaccination rates in countries like Israel, the UK and Chile is being sharply tempered by fresh and sudden lockdowns in Europe, vaccine scepticism in some countries and a deadly and passive approach to the virus in Brazil.
It’s the little things that matter. Consider kerbs. For the majority of us they’re things we ignore (and occasionally trip over). For those with mobility problems they can be obstacles for travelling around a city, at times closing off parts of where they live