Environment

October 13, 2019

Volkswagen Transforms Its Iconic VW Beetle into an Electric Vehicle

Volkswagen continues investing in sustainable technology by converting their classic models into modern electric vehicles. The newest icon to get the more eco-friendly treatment is the VW Beetle, which has been electrified by Volkswagen Group Components in collaboration with eClassics. The converted e-Beetle has an electric engine, 1-speed gearbox, and battery based on the e-Up!—Volkswagen’s all-electric car.

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September 24, 2019

“How Dare You!”: Greta Thunberg Makes Powerful Speech at UN Climate Action Summit

On September 23, 2019, the United Nations held a Climate Action Summit at its headquarters in New York City. Here, dozens of world leaders and policymakers met to discuss plans for curbing climate change, which were outlined and emphasized by guest speakers like French president Emmanuel Macron and Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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September 23, 2019

How Greta Thunberg Sparked a Global Climate Strike to Better Our Planet

The call for action in the global climate crisis is heating up. On September 20, in the lead-up to the UN Climate Action Summit, protestors in over 1,000 cities across 185 countries took to the streets for the Global Youth Climate Strike. Led by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young people around the world showed up to demonstrate their dissatisfaction with how world leaders are protecting our planet.

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