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Chinese Electric Car Leaves Global Competitors in the Dust

Chinese Electric Car Leaves Global Competitors in the Dust

China’s electric vehicle startup Nio has launched its first mass-produced vehicle, leaving major foreign automakers such as Tesla scrambling to keep up. The ES8, priced 448,000 Chinese yuan ($67,765), was launched over the weekend. It is half the price of Tesla’s Model …Continue reading

Providing a Global Education in a Local Language

The advent of free online courses provided by non-profit institutions such as edX and Khan Academy have provided convenience and flexibility to students who want to continue learning. These online courses provide free education to all and are a supplement to in-class …Continue reading

While Nations Play Politics, Cities and States Are Taking up the Climate Challenge

Last week, Donald Trump entered the White House Rose Garden and announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate accord. In doing so, he fulfilled his campaign promise to “cancel” the Paris deal, a move that calls into question …Continue reading

The Perils of Inaction on Climate Change

Extreme and erratic weather conditions, regular floods and lower agricultural outputs call for urgent adaptation reforms to counter the adverse effects of climate change in Pakistan. Currently, Pakistan ranks seventh in the 10 countries that are most affected by climate change globally, …Continue reading

Pakistani Cleantech Startup Wins Global Award

A Pakistani startup has won an award in the “Waste to Energy” category at a global competition for innovators of clean technology. The competition was held in Silicon Valley on 9th February, 2017 during Cleantech Week in San Francisco. Innovators and entrepreneurs …Continue reading

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to Attend First Ever Global Conference on Sustainable Transport

The first ever Global Conference on Sustainable Transport gets underway in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan on the 26th of November. The two day event has been convened by the United Nations’ Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, and will likely be attended by nearly 1,500 participants …Continue reading

Pakistani Startups Selected for NewEnergy Global Startup Festival

Two Pakistani startups have been finalized as part of the top 100 companies that will be showcasing their ideas at The NewEnergy Global Startup Festival in Astana, Kazakhstan on October 27, 2016. Wattie and SavCon Energy have been selected from a pool …Continue reading