Australian coal mines emit much more methane than reported

A Dutch group of scientists has used the space instrument TROPOMI to calculate methane emissions from six Australian coal mines.

Lightyear solar car drives 710 km on a battery charge

Lightyear, the solar electric vehicle pioneer, has achieved a major technology performance milestone by driving 710 km of range with its prototype car. Never before has an electric vehicle driven such a long-range on a relatively small battery. “After four years of hard work and in-house development, this is a very important engineering and technological […]

In the aftermath of COP26, temperature goes up

Another year is wasted by moving decisions ahead again, to COP27 at Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt. Ironically, it’s much warmer there than in Glasgow. Maybe that will put the heat on results a bit more.

Crops globally will suffer from climate change within 10 years

Climate change may affect the production of crops like maize (corn) and wheat by 2030 if current trends continue, according to a new international study that included researchers from IIASA, NASA, and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). Maize crop yields are projected to decline by 24%, while wheat could potentially see growth […]

The third Urban Greenhouse Challenge is about creating social change

This year’s Urban Greenhouse Challenge will look at all the ways in which an urban farming site can tackle the lack of access to affordable and nutricious food.

This new process makes fertilizer from bioplastic

Japanese scientists produced fertilizer from bioplastic. Their findings pave the way towards sustainable circular systems that simultaneously address issues such as plastic pollution, petrochemical resource depletion, and world hunger.

These are the winners of the EU Sustainable Energy Awards

The best European clean energy projects and leaders received top recognition at the EU Sustainable Energy Awards ceremony. Five winners took home awards in their respective categories.

Solar and wind power too slow to stop climate change

Wind and solar power develop too slow and virtually no country is moving sufficiently fast to avoid global warming of 1.5°C or even 2°C.

Swedish sharing cities take a lead on the sharing economy

The national program Sharing Cities Sweden has placed much focus on how city governments can facilitate the sharing of things, services, places and mobility.

Prince William’s Earthshot Prize important for climate innovation

Earthshot Prize 2021 in London has shown the world the importance of backing, inspiring and acting on breakthrough environmental solutions.