“Drilling to start at the UK’s first deep geothermal electricity plant”

“Drilling at the U.K.’s first deep geothermal electricity plant is to start this week. Located at the United Downs Industrial Estate in Cornwall, southwest England, the plant will provide enough energy to power 3,000 homes, according to Geothermal… Read More

“Success in sustainability combines these 3 ingredients”

“When it comes to environment and sustainability, the role of storytelling takes on even greater importance. Think about the topic. On the one hand, it involves scientific complexity about which even the experts don’t agree. On the other… Read More

“A Midwest Energy Transition Will Help Drive Future U.S. Emissions Reductions”

“EAST CHINA TOWNSHIP, Mich.—America’s greenhouse gas emissions are declining, in large part thanks to the transformations taking place in communities like this one on the Ontario-Michigan border. Coal freighters arriving from the Great Lakes have long plied the… Read More

“UPS expands use of electric cargo bicycles for deliveries”

“UPS has been making significant strides towards reducing the environmental impact of their delivery fleet. Now the delivery company is expanding the rollout of their UPS electric cargo tricycles. UPS first began testing their novel delivery trikes one… Read More

“Human urine bricks invented by South African students”

“Human urine has been used to create environmentally friendly bricks by university students in South Africa. They combined urine with sand and bacteria in a process that allows the bricks to solidify at room temperature. “It’s essentially the… Read More

“ASCE Signs Landmark Agreement on Sustainable Development”

“Knowledge of sustainable development should be a key requirement for engineers, according to a joint statement of intent signed today by ASCE, the British-based Institution of Civil Engineers, and the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering. The statement was… Read More

“What is climate-ready infrastructure? Some cities are starting to adapt”

“The most recent international report on climate change paints a picture of disruption to society unless there are drastic and rapid cuts in greenhouse gas emissions. Although it’s early days, some cities and municipalities are starting to recognize… Read More

“Climate change: Five cheap ways to remove CO2 from the atmosphere”

“As well as rapidly reducing the carbon dioxide that we humans are pumping into the atmosphere in huge amounts, recent scientific assessments of climate change have all suggested that cutting emissions alone will not be enough to keep… Read More

“Canada passed a carbon tax that will give most Canadians more money”

“The federal carbon pollution price will start low at $20 per ton in 2019, rising at $10 per ton per year until reaching $50 per ton in 2022. The carbon tax will stay at that level unless the… Read More

“Canada passed a carbon tax that will give most Canadians more money”

“The federal carbon pollution price will start low at $20 per ton in 2019, rising at $10 per ton per year until reaching $50 per ton in 2022. The carbon tax will stay at that level unless the… Read More