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New Device to Cut Vehicle Noise Pollution Source: Stock image of Paris at Night Paris Without Noise Pollution This new, innovative technology targets noise pollution from very loud sounding vehicles - motorcycles, cars and trucks. The system is being tested in Paris and is installed on lampposts. It identifies noisy vehicles, pinpoints their location and automatically tickets them. Interestingly, the new device was created by engineers at Bruitparif, the city's noise pollution agency. The agency says with this device, the charge of noise pollution from revving your engines is not disputable. They've nailed it. New Technology to Cut Noise Pollution The system uses four microphones to locate and triangulate where the vehicle loud noise pollution is coming from. The sound reconfiguration is then linked to police CCTV camera footage to pinpoint the noisemaker. A ticket is then automatically issued to the noise offender. The city of Paris considers noise pollution
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France Moves Forward On Banning Fossil Fuel Cars by 2040 Big Environmental Move France is taking a major step to make its carbon footprint neutral by 2050 and ban gas and diesel powered vehicles starting in 2040. This is an important step by a nation to stop climate change and save the environment. For a great news blog, go to Important Innovations Collection: France Bans Fossil Fuel Cars by 2040 : Part of French New Mobility Law Source: Traffic in Paris, Stock Image More Mobility, Less Carbon Dioxide The goal of the government...
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Innovation in Architecture Dating Back to the 12th Century Source: Paris, April 15, 2019, Notre Dame Cathedral on Fire What a Tragedy The heart of Paris is on fire. Notre Dame Cathedral, the iconic church architecture in the center of Paris and favorite tourist destination for millions, is engulfed in flames. It had been undergoing substantial renovations. It dates back to the 12th century and, of course, was featured in Victor Hugo's classic novel "The Hunchback of Notre-Dame". Sadly, doesn't look good, at 5:12 PM EST.