Paris still struggling with worse pollution peak in decade

Dec 8, 2016

Paris still struggling with worse pollution peak in decade

Facing its worse winter pollution in a decade, Paris is sticking to controversial traffic restrictions. Paris city hall has barred half of all cars from traveling and made public transportation free for a third consecutive day. A similar scheme will be implemented in the ...

France remembers the 130 killed in Paris attacks 1 year ago

Nov 13, 2016

France remembers the 130 killed in Paris attacks 1 year ago

In somber ceremonies, France is remembering the horrors of one year ago, when Islamic extremists attacked bars, restaurants and other symbols of the joyful life that Paris embodies, turning a night on the town into a spasm of violence that shook the nation to ...

Nov 11, 2016

Riner, Paris mayor to push city's 2024 Olympic bid

Two-time Olympic judo champion Teddy Riner and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo will travel to Qatar to showcase the city’s 2024 hosting bid at an upcoming general assembly for The Association of National Olympic Committees. The ANOC meeting will be held in Doha on Tuesday ...

Electric vehicles need cleaner energy grid: Nissan's Ghosn

Nov 4, 2016

Electric vehicles need cleaner energy grid: Nissan's Ghosn

Electric cars will fall short of helping the environment without cleaner energy to charge the vehicles’ batteries, said Carlos Ghosn, chief executive officer of Nissan Motor Co. and Renault SA. “At least the car industry is bringing a breakthrough, which consists in saying that ...