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  • Poor air quality could push back down the cost of buying a house in some areas.

  • *EU, U.S. not seeing eye-to-eye on Russia, EU says. BRUSSELS, May 25- A smiling Donald Trump offered European Union chiefs assurances on security in Brussels on Thursday but EU officials did not conceal lingering differences with the U.S. president over Russia, trade and climate change. "action plan" on trade-- an indication the new occupant of the White House is not as...

  • Sustainable Energy takes a look at a vast, innovative solar farm in France.

  • HANOI, May 24- Vietnam expects to grant investment licenses for three coal-fired power plants worth a combined $7.5 billion, the country's investment minister said. Two of the projects by Japanese, South Korean and Saudi Arabian investors are expected to receive licenses ahead of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc's visit to Japan next month,...

  • Renewable energy investment commitments from a business unit of GE now exceed $15 billion.

  • FRANKFURT, May 25- German prosecutors who searched Daimler's offices this week as part of a probe into diesel pollution are also investigating employees at automotive supplier Bosch, daily Handelsblatt reported, citing the prosecutor's office. "We are investigating Bosch employees for suspected aiding and abetting in connection with the Daimler case," the...

  • Sustainable Energy looks at the power and potential of solar.

  • An image showing the Eneco wind farm in Lochluichart, Scotland.

    Unilever has announced that 15 of its U.K. sites are using electricity from renewable sources.

  • People carry effigies of U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel during a demonstration against the U.S. president in Brussels, Belgium on May 24, 2017.

    Demonstrators took to the streets of Brussels to protest Trump's arrival in the city he previously likened to a "hellhole."

  • WASHINGTON, May 24- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV believes a software update can address U.S. regulators' contention that its diesel vehicles are producing excess emissions, a lawyer for the company said at a court hearing on Wednesday. Robert Giuffra, a lawyer representing Fiat Chrysler, said at a hearing in San Francisco that regulators' concerns could be...

  • EPA already regulates pesticide safety under a different law that gives the agency authority to place restrictions on when and where spraying can occur. The current EPA rule was put in place after a lawsuit was filed by environmentalists and commercial fishermen. A federal appeals court agreed in 2009, forcing EPA to start requiring the permits.

  • LONDON, May 24- British luxury carmaker Aston Martin on Wednesday reported its first Q1 profit in a decade, marking a turnaround in its performance which could propel the company towards a market flotation. The 104- year old firm, made famous for making the sports car driven by secret agent James Bond, has made an annual loss in each of the last six years.

  • LONDON, May 24- British luxury carmaker Aston Martin on Wednesday reported its first Q1 profit in a decade, marking a turnaround in its performance which could propel the company towards a market flotation. The 104- year old firm, made famous for making the sports car driven by secret agent James Bond, has made an annual loss in each of the last six years.

  • LONDON, May 24- British luxury carmaker Aston Martin on Wednesday reported its first Q1 profit in a decade, marking a turnaround in its performance which could propel the company towards a market flotation. The 104- year old firm, made famous for making the sports car driven by secret agent James Bond, has made an annual loss in each of the last six years.

  • LONDON, May 24- British luxury carmaker Aston Martin on Wednesday reported its first Q1 profit in a decade, marking a turnaround in its performance which could propel the company towards a market flotation. The 104- year old firm, made famous for making the sports car driven by secret agent James Bond, has made an annual loss in each of the last six years.

  • FRANKFURT, May 24- German prosecutors, who searched Daimler's offices this week as part of an investigation into diesel pollution, are talking to U.S. authorities, the Stuttgart public prosecutor's office said on Wednesday. "We are in contact with U.S. authorities," the Stuttgart public prosecutor's office said, declining to elaborate further about the nature of...

  • HANOI, May 24- Vietnam expects to grant investment licenses for three coal-fired power plants worth a combined $7.5 billion in early June, the country's investment minister said. The projects by Japanese, South Korean and Saudi Arabian investors are expected to receive licenses ahead of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc's visit to Japan next month,...

  • UN Environment and Formula-E have partnered to raise awareness of electric vehicles and their benefits.

  • Almost 10 million people worked in renewables last year, according to a new report.