“Betting on a new way to make concrete that doesn’t pollute”

“Just after sunrise, a concrete plant located in a muddy industrial zone north of London stirs to life. Workers in orange suits and hard hats watch through a protective window as a machine presses what looks like red… Read More

“The Baltic Sea offers a preview of what’s to come with global warming”

“Then came this past summer’s heat wave, which increased Baltic Sea temperatures to an unprecedented 80.6 degrees Fahrenheit, killing starfish and other fragile marine creatures. It all could be a sign of things to come in a warming… Read More

“Climate change: Can 12 billion tonnes of carbon be sucked from the air?”

“Is it remotely feasible to remove 12 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide from the air? Every year. For decades to come. That’s the challenge posed by the latest conclusions of the UN’s climate science panel. It says that… Read More

“Meet The Men Who Ditched Well Paid Jobs In Big Energy To Tackle Climate Change”

“For many years, Richard Lohwasser and Kyung-Hun Ha were highly paid executives at large energy utility companies in Germany. “I was making really good money,” Ha said. He had regular 9-to-5 hours, and the firm provided him with… Read More

“Plasticiet produces terrazzo-like material from recycled plastic”

“Dutch startup Plasticiet aims to create “something of value” from recycled plastic for use in interior and furniture design. Based in Rotterdam, the startup was founded by designers Marten van Middelkoop and Joost Dingemans. Using recycled plastic collected… Read More

“FedEx is adding 1,000 Chanje vans to electrify its fleet”

“FedEx is turning to a relatively new and unknown startup as it ramps up its efforts to electrify its fleet of delivery vans. The company announced Tuesday plans to add 1,000 electric delivery vehicles from Chanje Energy, a… Read More

“How even the dirtiest industries ca reach zero emissions by 2050”

“At an Australian steel mill, a massive solar farm that will be built nearby will soon help the factory run on 100% renewable power. It’s a sign of transition in an energy-intensive industry that has been one of… Read More

“Combat climate change by cutting beef and lamb production, report says”

“A new report a British advisory body has called for a 20%-50% cut in the number of sheep and cattle to help combat climate change — adding to the growing international consensus that eating red meat is not… Read More

“Can these 35 ton bricks solve renewable energys biggest problem?”

“It’s already cheaper to build a new solar or wind farm than a coal plant. But when the sun isn’t shining and the wind isn’t blowing, renewable electricity can still be fairly expensive to store–even though the cost… Read More

“As oceans grow more acidic, they’re eating away at their protective floors”

“Much of the deep sea has never been explored close-up by humans. Some submarines have plumbed its depths, but reaching the ocean bottom is a complicated and expensive journey, challenging because the seabed lies under more than three… Read More