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Turning abandoned mines into batteries

A novel technique called Underground Gravity Energy Storage turns decommissioned mines into long-term energy storage solutions, thereby supporting the sustainable energy transition.

Is there life for blockchain after the crypto crash?

Will FTX take down the blockchain, the protocol on which cryptocurrencies rely, too? Or is there still life for it after crypto? In Europe, many believe there is.

3M ends production of PFAS

3M announced it will exit per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) manufacturing and work to discontinue the use across its product portfolio by the end of 2025. 3M’s decision is based on careful consideration and a thorough evaluation.

Green Bond report: Rethinking sustainable investment

In the latest The Green Bond report, experts explain why hope is likely to prevail and look closer at specific challenges that need to be solved if the transition is to be able to continue gaining speed, including how investors can make a difference.

How brands can sell more sustainable fashion

With 65% of consumers saying that they care about the environment, a mere 15% are actually buying sustainable fashion. The good news is that research finds that will change for the better. At least, again that’s what consumers say.

Microbes that eat oil, produce gold hydrogen?

A new gold fever may be at hand. Not about the yellow glossy metal, however, but something totally different: gold hydrogen. It comes from microbes that eat oil and produce H2.

Sail retrofitting saves fuel and emissions

Sails on merchant ships were either from the past or for the future. But retrofitting existing vessels with sails makes it very much today’s topic. A must for the climate and for economic exploitation.

Really sustainable car tires, a first

Michelin is the first manufacturer in the world to unveil sustainable car tires with a high proportion of environmentally sustainable materials that have been approved for use on ordinary road vehicles.

Pilot: CCS as a service in fertilizer production

Fertilizer producer Yara and Northern Lights have signed the world’s first commercial agreement on cross border CO2 transport and storage.

Dutch optimistic to build first ever commercial hydrogen powered aircraft

The first-ever larger hydrogen powered aircraft for passengers (40-80 seats) is scheduled to fly between the Netherlands and London in 2028.