Ugo Lachapelle

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Mississippi Senator Adds Anti-LEED Amendment Into Housing and Transportation Bill

LEED building standards have been used since March 2000 to improve the design and efficiency of structures across the world. Yet, Mississippi Senator …

USDOT

China Prepares for Transportation Boom as US Infrastructure Crumbles

Chinese officials announced Wednesday at the 6th Annual US-China Transportation Forum that they are expanding their nationwide network of highways, …

Revolutionary WaterWheel Helps Women Transport Water More Efficiently in India

Water, hygiene, and transportation are constant challenges for developing nations like India, and women often shoulder the burden of collecting water …

Inrix's Intermodal Navigation in BMW i3 and i8 will direct you to public transport during traffic delays - Pocket-lint

Real-time car traffic start-up Inrix has partnered with BMW to introduce the first in-car intermodal navigation system that integrates local public …

Electric Vehicles

China roars ahead with renewables

Renewable energy and cleantech industries are seen by the country's leaders as becoming a pillar of the industrial economy.<p>China's National Energy …

Fossil Fuels

7 ineffective habits of scientists who communicate with public audiences

I wasn't surprised when one scientist decided to pick my brain about his own presentations this weekend, while we were both at the annual meeting of …

NY Gov. Cuomo Shifts Stance on Medical Marijuana

Gov. Andrew M Cuomo is expected to announce this week an executive action allowing the use of drugs by residents suffering from a serious illness, …

Drug trade could splinter Afghanistan into fragmented criminal state – UN

Afghanistan's booming narcotics trade risks splintering the country into a "fragmented, criminal state" if the government and its western allies do not step up efforts to tackle opium production and the illicit economy it supports, a senior UN official warned.<p>Opium farming in Afghanistan, the …

The Story About Kim Jong-un Having His Uncle Eaten By 120 Wild Dogs May Have Started With A Satirical Tweet

Do you remember when People's Daily, a Chinese Communist Party newspaper, mistakenly believed that a satirical Onion article naming Kim Jong Un the Sexiest Man Alive in 2012 was real and published a 55 page slideshow about it? How we laughed.<p>Now the shoe may be on the other foot.<p>Last week, multiple …

One Dead, Two Injured After Plane 'Exploded' at Aspen Airport

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>One person died and two others suffered injuries after a private plane landing at an Aspen airport …