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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.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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…
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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.