Consortium sells power from electric cars to grid and turns profit
If not for the orange power cords trailing from their sides, the 15 Mini Coopers lined up in the northwest corner of the University of Delaware's science and technology campus might have been a scene from a BMW dealership. No other outward clues hinted that in their stationary form, these cars were driving a new business.
Achoo! Pollen level counts on steady rise, but is climate change to blame?
If the fine yellow powder lining Washington, D.C.'s sidewalks and benches weren't enough of an indication, local allergy sufferers have recently noticed high levels of tree pollen dusting America's capital, via watery eyes, runny noses and itchy throats. Scientists have predicted that rising temperatures linked to climate change are likely to intensify the allergy season, and this month's spike may have been a preview of what's to come.