tropomi methane in Australia

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 one

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…
shein fashion

75-hour weeks for Shein fashion: behind a glitzy Chinese webshop front

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Today’s hippest teen-brand Shein fashion is growing rapidly – and its internet-based recipe for success is top secret. And cheap.
climate change COP26

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.
carbon tunnel vision

Carbon tunnel vision: climate change needs an inter-connected response

If we achieve net-zero emissions yet overlook, because of carbon tunnel vision, human rights, or fail to safeguard biodiversity, what will this mean for the wellbeing of people and the planet?
hyperloop transport system

The important benefits from transporting goods by hyperloop

The realization of a hyperloop network for goods between the provinces of North and South Holland in the Netherlands will cause a one-million-tonne reduction in CO2 emissions and could lead to a significant improvement in air quality. This…
crops

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…
urban greenhouse challenge

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.