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Does Uber Make Cities More Energy Efficient?

It seems you can't read an article about new mobility or the sharing economy without stumbling across Uber; the mobility service that sprung up in 2009 to only five years later become valued at more than Avis, Hertz, or Sony.

November 21, 2014 — Tali Trigg
Science Film Festivals Across the Pond Abundant in October

Science Film Festivals Across the Pond Abundant in October

If you are in Paris, Bristol or Vienna over the next month, you might consider adding a science film festival to your agenda! First, Pariscience International Film Festival will be held from 2nd  to 7th October at the National Museum of Natural History in Paris.

September 28, 2014 — Joanne Manaster

Paris Climate Talks: Global Problem, Global Deal

The Paris climate talks are nearly upon us, and the world’s nations are gathering to hammer out a deal. But how do you get an agreement that everyone will sign up to?This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on November 23, 2015. It is a Nature Video production.

November 26, 2015 — Nature Video

Top 10 (Transport) Sights in Paris

Few tourists travel explicitly to see a city’s or country's mode of transportation, but I dare say that besides transport nerds such as myself, there are examples which qualify as must-see, including Japan's Shinkansen high-speed train, Lisbon's old tram system, and the streetcars of New Orleans, among others.

August 1, 2014 — Tali Trigg
Should public transportation be free in cities with bad air quality?

Should public transportation be free in cities with bad air quality?

This weekend, Parisians and those visiting the city will enjoy free public transportation as they move from Versailles to La Tour Eiffel. This initiative comes as much of Northern France experiences dangerously high levels of local air pollution, leaving local governments desperate to get cars off the road.

March 14, 2014 — Melissa C. Lott

Paris Climate Talks: The 2-Degree Limit

World leaders will soon meet in Paris, tasked with stopping the world from heating up by more than 2 degrees. Nature Video investigates the basis of this limit, and how much carbon we can burn before we reach it.This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on November 19, 2015. It is a Nature Video production.

November 27, 2015 — Nature Video