solarboat

This solar boat completed an emission-free voyage to Alaska

An electric boat that runs virtually endlessly on solar power -  that's the dream that's been driving David and Alex Borton for the last 17 years. Now it came true.
green lahti

Carbon neutral music from Lahti for sinking cities

The carbon-neutral symphony orchestra of Lahti has played a piece titled “ICE” to endangered coastal cities. The piece can be heard only in places threatened by climate change and rising sea levels.
electric car

EV demand for all-electric vehicles in the EU surges 3x in 2021

European consumers are increasingly turning to electric vehicles as focus turns to the industry helpt by initiatives from governments.

Environmental behavior makes you happy, research suggests

Behaving environmentally responsible makes people feel happy. That is the outcome of research by the Dutch Groningen University. 
fair tomato

How fair is a tomato, research wants to know

Our awareness of problems with human rights arise mainly from the textile chains. But working conditions in other chains, such as the tomato chain, are also under pressure.
lng terminal

Investors Shunning LNG Terminal Projects Over Climate

A proposed boom in new LNG import and export terminals is increasingly going bust, according to a new survey and report by Global Energy Monitor. Coming on the heels of the IEA’s recent call for a halt to new gas, oil, and coal investments,…
ecocide

Ecocide now has a legal definition

Commissioned by the Stop Ecocide Foundation, an expert drafting panel of 12 highly renowned international criminal and environmental lawyers from around the world has just concluded six months of deliberations.  The result: a legal definition…
ifad

Support for small-scale farmers to fight climate change

All over the world, it's small scale farmers who suffer severely from climate change. Effects can differ locally, but hit the poorest hardest. In South Sudan, IFAD set up a support program, investing almost 20 million US dollar which will…