Swiss electric bus charges up in 15s

An electric bus which charges up in 15 seconds has hit the streets of Geneva in Switzerland. In the 15 seconds that people spend getting on and off the bus, the system transfers 2.5kWh. That’s enough to keep the bus on its appointed rounds for another three or four stops. Only when it reaches the […]

UN calls on nations to adopt drought policies

The UN agencies are urging the nations around the world to adopt drought-management policies. The message from the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) follows America’s experience of the worst droughts in decades and farmers from Africa to India struggling due to lack of rainfall. The WMO said the US drought and its ripple effects on global […]