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An Amazon warehouse in Leipzig, Germany. The European Union's antitrust arm will evaluate the company's role as both a retailer and a marketplace for other retailers.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks about the Green New Deal in Washington, D.C., on May 13. She has shined a spotlight on a once-obscure brand of economics known as "modern monetary theory."
Container ships and other maritime vessels currently run on pollutant-intensive heavy fuel oil. The world's largest container-shipping company, Maersk, has promised to make its operations zero carbon by 2050. Doing so will require using new fuels such as hydrogen.
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The Danish company Maersk has been shipping goods around the world since the age of steamships. Now it wants to usher in a new era, with carbon neutral transport.
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Jessica Bray and her husband, Anthony Bray, pose with their 1970 Volkswagen Beetle. Anthony converted his Beetle to an electric car. "As a special touch, we added bubble machines to the back to blow bubbles at car shows and as we drive," Jessica said.
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Employees take photos of the Final Edition version of the Volkswagen Beetle, painted "stonewash blue" according to the company, as it rolls out at the production plant in Puebla, Mexico. The last Beetle is not for sale, but destined instead for a museum.