World  |  Environment  |  Science & Technology  |  Health  |  Human Rights  |  Feel Good  |  Regions
Great News Network

Positive news from Austria


Europe Now Creates Enough Solar Power to Fuel Austria

Europe now generates 52 gigawatts of solar energy, which is still only 2 percent of the continent’s total power output–but enough to fuel all of Austria according to various news sources.

Spread the word: Share


More positive news from Austria

Europe Now Creates Enough Solar Power to Fuel Austria

Source: Triple Pundit, Wed September 26, 2012
Europe now generates 52 gigawatts of solar energy, which is still only 2 percent of the continent’s total power output–but enough to fuel all of Austria according to various news sources.

EU plan to phase out ‘conventionally fueled’ cars by 2050

Source: GizMap, Tue April 12, 2011
The European Commission has released a white paper detailing ambitious plans to transform Europe's transport infrastructure by 2050.

World’s first five country protected area to conserve “Europe’s Amazon”

Source: AFP, Sat March 26, 2011
Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia and Slovenia today signed a historic declaration to establish a trans-boundary UNESCO Biosphere Reserve to protect their shared nature and wildlife along the Mura, Drava and Danube rivers, 'Europe’s Amazon'.

Millionaire gives away fortune which made him miserable

Source: Telegraph, Fri February 12, 2010
Austrian millionaire Karl Rabeder is giving away every penny of his £3 million fortune after realising his riches were making him unhappy.

Museums Around the World Open their Doors at Night Offering Special Attractions

Source: Art Daily, Sun May 17, 2009
More than one thousand French museums showed their most original presentations and free of charges, this Saturday night to attract the public to the 5th European Long Night of Museums, which this year had the support from UNESCO.

Germany to Join Other Eur. Countries in Ban Against Monsanto’s Genetically Modified MON 810 Corn

Source: Eat.Drink.Better., Thu April 16, 2009
In the European Union, there is only one permissible genetically-modified crop — and that is Monsanto’s MON 810 engineered corn.

EU CO2 emissions drop 7.7 percent from 1990 levels: EAA

Source: Terra Daily, Sun June 22, 2008
Paris (AFP) June 20, 2008 - Greenhouse gas emissions from the European Union dropped 7.7 percent from 1990 to 2006, even as the use of carbon dioxide-intensive coal increased, the European Environment Agency said Friday.

Rescued lions join African wildlife sanctuary

Source: Associated Press, Mon June 16, 2008
Bethlehem, South Africa - The wide-eyed lion cub inched slowly to the edge of the wooden crate and stared around him.

Portugal finds a power niche in the sun

Source: MSNBC, Thu March 20, 2008
Amareleja, Portugal - Broad fields of giant solar panels as big as houses tilt toward the sun in this torrid patch of the Iberian peninsula.

Euro MPs back patio heaters ban this article opens in a new window

Source: BBC, Thu January 31, 2008
The European Parliament backs a call for a ban on outdoor heaters as a measure against climate change.

Page 1 of 3 pages  1 2 3 > Add GNN's Austria News feed to My Yahoo! Free RSS/XML feed of GNN's Austria News feed.  
 
Austria
Search Austria news:
 advanced

Recommendations

About

The Great News Network is meant to supplement your daily news sources - not replace it. It's role is to show that there is hope, people are making a difference, and that a lot of things are getting better.

Optimism is a great catalyst for making the world a better place. When we can see there is hope, then we'll be more compelled to make the effort to do our part.

© 2003-2017 GNN