wind power

Green Bond report: Rethinking sustainable investment

In the latest The Green Bond report, experts explain why hope is likely to prevail and look closer at specific challenges that need to be solved if the transition is to be able to continue gaining speed, including how investors can make a difference.
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75-hour weeks for Shein fashion: behind a glitzy Chinese webshop front

Today’s hippest teen-brand Shein fashion is growing rapidly – and its internet-based recipe for success is top secret. And cheap.
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COP27 outcomes: no more hope for the climate

The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27 outcome results in an agreement to provide “loss and damage” funding for vulnerable countries hit hard by climate disasters. When, and how much, money will reach the affected countries remains unclear. No decisions were made to effectively limit climate change.
precision fermentation a food revolution

Food revolution: how 420 km2 can feed the world with precision fermentation

All the protein we need to feed the world can be produced on an area of land smaller than London, or the micro-state of Andorra. A food revolution too good to be true? Not according to RePlanet, the group that builds on precision fermentation to pull it off.
lng tanker

LNG overshoot next big threat to the climate

All the LNG panic plans lead to yet another big threat to the climate: overshoot of the remaining carbon budget, thus leading to even higher temperatures.
a not sustainable ev

Why it is not sustainable for everyone to own a Tesla, Rivian or any other EV

Driving an EV is better for the climate. But that does not mean everyone can have their own. That would make climate problems even worse.
sustainable fashion

How brands can sell more sustainable fashion

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With 65% of consumers saying that they care about the environment, a mere 15% are actually buying sustainable fashion. The good news is that research finds that will change for the better. At least, again that's what consumers say.
mussels remove microplastics from the sea

How mussels naturally remove microplastics from the sea

Mussels remove microplastics as natural filter feeders that ingest the plastics with their regular food and pass them into their faeces.
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Microbes that eat oil, produce gold hydrogen?

A new gold fever may be at hand. Not about the yellow glossy metal, however, but something totally different: gold hydrogen. It comes from microbes that eat oil and produce H2.
ladybird

Using insects for natural pest control: a refreshing buzz

A multinational supplier of fresh vegetables and fruit is embracing entomology for sustainability. In Chile, insects naturally control agricultural pests such as Mealybugs and White scale in a pioneering project.