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Climeworks, carbon dioxide removal company, building Iceland plant

Christoph Gebald (left) and Jan Wurzbacher, co-founders of Climeworks. Photo courtesy Climeworks Carbon dioxide removal startup Climeworks announced on Tuesday it is building a second commercial sized plant in Iceland. When fully operational in 18 to 24 months time, the plant will capture and store 36,000 metric tons per year …

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Which countries have the best passports? Most are in Europe

A new index ranks Luxembourg as the top passport in the world for aspiring global citizens.   The small European country ranked No. 1 out of 199 places in the “Nomad Passport Index 2022” published by the tax and immigration consultancy Nomad Capitalist. While many passport rankings focus solely on …

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Europe’s travel rules are dropping as fast as its Covid cases

Travel restrictions are quickly disappearing in Europe, with new announcements coming by the week — and, more recently, by the day. Changes to eliminate Covid-related travel rules gained momentum in January, as a wave of omicron-related infections engulfed the continent.   But parts of Europe didn’t wait to act. Citing …

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New Icelandic carrier makes a play in low-cost transatlantic market

Passengers board an Airbus passenger jet operated by Icelandic low-fare carrier Play. Play Startup low-fare Icelandic airline Play announced new transatlantic service out of a third U.S. airport, Stewart International in New Windsor, New York, to begin June 9. (Stewart lies about 65 miles north of New York City.) Play, …

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Tesla rival Lucid plans to launch in Europe this year

People test drive Dream Edition P and Dream Edition R electric vehicles at the Lucid Motors plant in Casa Grande, Arizona, September 28, 2021. Caitlin O’Hara | Reuters Electric vehicle maker Lucid plans to start selling its cars in Europe this year. The California-headquartered firm, which competes with Tesla, announced …

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