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33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Uruguay makes dramatic shift to nearly 95% electricity from clean energy

As the world gathers in Paris for the daunting task of switching from fossil fuels to renewable energy, one small country on the other side of the Atlantic is making that transition look childishly simple and affordable.<p>In less than 10 years, Uruguay has slashed its carbon footprint without …

Hydroelectric Power

11 Places To Travel As A Solo Female Traveler

Whether it's for love, adventure or both, women are taking solo vacations like never before so travel website Trippy.com asked its membership to weigh in on the best destinations for women traveling alone. Some chose the locations they thought were safest while others used the male-to-female ratio …

This startup has found a way to remove CO2 from the air and turn it into pellets

An “air capturing” plant is taking in air through giant fans, filtering out the carbon dioxide, absorbing the gas in liquid, and converting it into pellets in a bid to combat climate change.<p>A Canadian start up, backed by Bill Gates, built its first such plant in Squamish, Vancouver, where members …

Bill Gates

India's 'gold monetization' scheme could have a big impact on global demand

That came when the Indian government approved the so-called gold-monetization scheme. One of the big measures aimed at reducing demand for gold imports in the country.<p>India's national cabinet passed a final version of the monetization plan last Tuesday, with the draft document creating a system in …

10 travel apps that will make you feel like a local

From sleeping in a local's apartment to getting them to cook you a meal there, these 10 apps will turn you into an insider anywhere you go.

Solar panels aren't just for roofs anymore — the world's first road paved with solar panels is working better than expected

Now, six months into the trial, engineers say the system is working even better than expected, with the 70-metre test bike path generating 3,000 kWh, or enough electricity to power a small household for a year.<p>"If we translate this to an annual yield, we expect more than the 70k wh per square metre …

Don't Feel Bad for Booking a Dirt Cheap Vacation to Greece

It actually helps the struggling country, and you'll witness history in action.<p>Greece, and indeed the whole of Europe, is in crisis. Ideas of geopolitical significance and people's ordinary lives are at stake. The much-maligned European Union has kept the barbaric impulse of Europe's various savage …

Europe

Five Best Cheap Travel Booking Sites

Getting away for a little holiday shouldn't have to be expensive. There are lots of great sites to help you plan your next trip, whether it's for …

The innovators: how smaller batteries give more power to UK solar households

When Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, took to the stage in California in April to launch a solar battery for the home, the audience hollered and whooped at every detail. On the other side of the Atlantic, a more modest, quieter challenger plans to take on the US electric car giant.<p>Based …

Clean Energy