Two wheels bad? Genoa’s scooter riders fight forbidding in birthplace of the Vespa

Italian citys mayor postpones daytime kerb of pre-1 999 motorcycles intended to reduce smog after #handsoffmyvespa social media campaignScooter owneds in Genoa, birthplace of the Vespa, are celebrating a partial victory after the citys mayor deferred a ban on models rendered before 1999 intended to tackle pollution. The hashtag #…

Extreme heat warnings issued in Europe as temperatures pass 40 C

Authorities in 11 countries advise residents and visitors to take precautions amid regions most intense heatwave nicknamed Lucifer since 2003 Eleven southern and central European countries have issued extreme heat warnings amid a brutal heatwave nicknamed Lucifer, with residents and tourists urged the public take precautions and scientists alerting worse…

Justin Trudeau deploys the politics of hype. Jeremy Corbyn offers politics of hope | Martin Lukacs

Canadas PM is a counterfeit progressive who champions war-planes, pipelines and privatization - look across the pond for economic and environmental justiceTheir depiction in the international media couldnt be more different. You know Justin Trudeau from the Buzzfeed photo-spread or the BBC viral video: the feminist Prime Minister of Canada…