<img src="http://fm.cnbc.com/applications/cnbc.com/resources/img/editorial/2016/11/30/104137417-GettyImages-626662268.530×298.jpg?the original sourcev=1480517146″ width=’250px’ align=’left’ /> Now, the city is set to be home to the world’s first double-decker powered by hydrogen. In an announcement on Wednesday, mayor of London Sadiq Khan whose father was a bus driver in the city said that no more pure diesel double deckers would be added to London’s fleet of buses from 2018, and that all new single-decker buses used in the center of the city would be zero-emission. The hydrogen double-decker is set to be trialed on London’s roads in 2017. Air pollution is an increasingly pressing problem in London, where buses, taxis, trucks, cars and motorbikes along with cyclists jostle for space on the roads. “I want London to become a world leader in hydrogen and electric bus technology,” Khan said in a statement on Wednesday during the International Zero-Emission Bus Conference and Summit. “I’m implementing hard-hitting measures to clean-up London’s toxic air,” he added. visit this web-siteAuthorities in London said that “at least” 20 brand new hydrogen buses would be delivered as part of a 10 million ($12.47 million) “part-EU funded project.” Transport for London would provide at least 5 million of funding. Air pollution is an issue across the U.K. as a whole. A report earlier this year linked exposure to outdoor air pollution to roughly 40,000 deaths in the country a year. The report, a joint effort between the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and the Royal College of Physicians, said air pollution has been linked to wide range of diseases from cancer to asthma, heart disease and diabetes.
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In an interview with ESPN , Bird talked about the wear and tear he put on his body while he was playing and how running less and perhaps yoga could have extended his career and relieved stress on his back. If you read closely enough, you could imagine Bird being in a CrossFit class if he played today. Teammate Robert Parish was big into yoga and played until was 43 years old, so maybe he was on to something. Related Links: People Are Really Mad At LeBron James For Taking A Night Off The one thing I wouldve liked to have had was core strength. I remember [Robert] Parrish never touched the ball in the summer, but he did yoga. Thats a major part of it stretching and breathing. But me, I had to run my 3 miles to warm up. I had to ride my bike 12 miles. I had to sprint.
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