Big Agri profits tripled in midst of cost-of-living crisis

In the last three years, the profits of the five biggest traders in agriculture commodities tripled compared to the years before.

Hidden costs of agrifood systems exceed $10 trillion

Our current agrifood systems impose huge hidden costs on our health, the environment and society, equivalent to at least $10 trillion a year, according to a ground-breaking analysis by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Emissions keep rising, reports not accurate, satellite data show

Satellite data show many countries and firms do not provide accurate figures for their greenhouse gas emissions.

Corporate Advocacy on Carbon Capture Contradicts Science

A new study by InfluenceMap reveals alarming disparities between corporate advocacy related to carbon capture and storage, and found that 80% of corporate advocacy on carbon capture does not align with established scientific principles.

Paper food packaging at the centre of Europe’s waste crisis

Some of the most regressive actors in the packaging value chain, such as single-use paper packaging producers and McDonald’s, have been conducting a massive lobbying campaign to greenwash single-use paper as a sustainable alternative to single-use plastics.

New life forms discovered in volcanic caves

A new ecosystem has been discovered in volcanic caves beneath hydrothermal vents at a well-studied undersea volcano at 2.500m depth.

Is natural hydrogen the biggest promise of all?

Hydrogen is both a promising carrier for energy and a source for quasi-endless discussion. Since those discussions mainly deal with the way to produce it, they may be silenced soon. Natural hydrogen is just waiting under our feet to be harvested. Can it rescue the energy transition in time?

Breakthrough: Making hydrogen from sunlight with record efficiency

A new technology can make hydrogen from sunlight with record-breaking efficiency. The new device combines next-generation halide perovskite semiconductors with electrocatalysts in a single, durable, cost-effective and scalable construction.

The Great Unraveling: the world is falling apart in the polycrisis

After an addictive period of progress and as the result of several, mutually reinforcing crises, in the Great Unraveling the world is falling apart both ecologically and socially. That process now has a name: polycrisis. 

How sodium-ion batteries can transform battery storage

Thorough research and experimentation of sodium-ion batteries continues to take place as it is an industry with a huge market potential.