circular economy

Circular economy has to overcome serious flaws to become effective

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Scientists from two Swedish and one British institution argue that the concept of a circular economy and circular business models are flawed.
water desalination

Desalination of seawater made easier by this new process

Desalination of seawater is important in water-scarce countries. For that process, certain charged particles – known as ions – have to be removed from the water.
Citychangers in Paris

Citychangers love to change cities to be more sustainable

A global knowledge hub to help you make cities sustainable. Inviting mayors, experts, entrepreneurs, and passionate changemakers to enjoy our curated content free of charge.
covid medication

This new COVID medicine is coming soon

Vaccines to contain COVID are a first step towards control of the pandemic. But eventually, we need to have a cure. Covid medicine is coming.
starch from co2

Synthetic starch from co2 can save climate and environment

Chinese researches discovered a way to create starch from co2 much more efficiently than plant do. That would potentially save up to 90% of farm land, water, fertiliser and pesticides, they claim.
Richard Heinberg

Heinberg says: tech absolutely cannot fix the climate

Richard Heinberg explains why hi-tech fixes can't solve the climate crisis, and only a dramatic change in our way of life can.
emissions

The latest IPCC leaks and what they really mean

Juan Bordera Romá reports about how recent IPCC leaks were passed on to him, and what they actually mean.
damage of climate change

Study: Costs of damage of climate change substantially underestimated

The economic damage of climate change could be six times higher by the end of this century than previously estimated.