Solar powered USV robot boat crosses the ocean, a first

Mahi Two, an uncrewed surface vessel (USV), has become what is believed to be the first to cross the Atlantic Ocean using only solar power.

Tree felling for biomass continues despite strong warnings

Many wood-burning power plants and wood pellet manufacturing plants in the EU appear to be using trees logged directly from forests.

Stockholm Exergi plans to build Europe’s first large-scale negative emissions plant

Stockholm Exergi plans to build Europe’s first large-scale negative emissions plant, a project supported by the EU’s Innovation Fund.

Is the EU Circular Economy Package a new game changer?

The European Commission released a set of initiatives to speed up the transition toward a circular economy. Swift action is needed to reduce our emissions and resource use while respecting planetary boundaries and human rights.

People don’t react to sustainability but to their own experiences

Behind sustainable choices is not the actual sustainability of the company, organization, or brand, but the sustainability experience.

What batteries could share with milk and kitchen foil

Lithium-ion batteries have fuelled our age of portable electronics, but they have increasingly become a victim of their own success. So researchers try and create similarly effective batteries out of more abundant elements.

Accountability on coal: managing the impacts of a sector in transition

How can the coal sector that is responsible for 30% of global carbon emissions be held to account for its impacts, including ensuring that coal companies meet growing stakeholder demands for transparency in how they align with the low-carbon transition?

What are the market opportunities for really green plastics?

For green products to be successful, there have to be markets. For PHAs, a family of plastics that are both bio-based and biodegradable, there appear to be many.

Green heat pumps are effective and convenient, study shows

The latest consumer analysis from Coolproducts shows that the switch to heat pumps is keeping 85% of European users well within their comfort zones.

Green hydrogen from waste now a reality 

A revolutionary project to create green hydrogen using proprietary technologies by using organic wastes as feedstock for its energy production while capturing CO2 and commercializing it, helps to achieve carbon neutrality.