“Morocco in the fast lane with world’s largest concentrated solar farm”

“It’s not just on the track that Morocco is aiming to become a world leader in renewable energy. As well as a host nation of a Formula ePrix, the country is also home to the world’s largest concentrated… Read More

“The world’s largest “virtual battery plant” is now operating in the Arabian desert”

“The United Arab Emirates likes breaking world records. Flush with oil money and blessed with plenty of open land, the country has the world’s tallest building, largest mall, largest desalinated water reservoir, and one of the largest solar… Read More

“Toward a circular economy: Tackling the plastics recycling problem”

“Why has the world continued to increase consumption of plastic materials when at the same time, environmental and human health concerns over their use have grown? One answer is they are immensely useful to humankind, and despite problems… Read More

“To curb climate change, we have to suck carbon from the sky. But how?”

“At McCarty Family Farms, headquartered in sun-blasted northwest Kansas, fields rarely sit empty any more. In a drive to be more sustainable, the family dairy still grows corn, sorghum, and alfalfa, but now often sows the bare ground… Read More

“Have old broken stuff? These people will fix it for you – for free”

“A little more than a decade ago, Martine Postma, a journalist in the Netherlands, noticed something had changed since her childhood in the 1970s. When a household item — a clock, a vacuum cleaner, a chair — broke,… Read More

“Bloomberg names final 5 American Cities Climate Challenge winners”

“Bloomberg Philanthropies announced Friday the final five winners of its American Cities Climate Challenge: Albuquerque, NM; Austin, TX; Denver; Orlando, FL; and San Antonio. The total number of winning cities stands at 25. The five winners will join… Read More

“Your math about buying an electric car is probably wrong”

“This can be the challenge with any new technology. The public has to be educated about how it works – and how it will make their lives easier. Take electric cars. Safe, clean, technologically sophisticated electric vehicles (EVs) are losing… Read More

“‘zero waste lab’ by the new raw turns citizens’ plastic waste into 3D-printed street furniture”

“with zero waste lab, the new raw explores the possibility of citizens’ involvement in transforming public spaces through recycling the city’s plastic waste. part of coca-cola’s zero waste future program in greece, the lab closes the plastic waste… Read More

“A $350 toilet powered by worms may be the ingenious future of sanitation that Bill Gates has been dreaming about”

“Worms may not have spines, but they’re doing some back-breaking sewer work in more than 4,000 toilets across India. Since 2015, a creative new type of toilet called the Tiger Toilet has been popping up outside homes and… Read More

“UBC researchers develop climate change video game for classroom use”

“A team of University of British Columbia researchers is creating a video game where Vancouver high school students can experience how their individual choices can minimize the effects of climate change. The game, called Our Future Community, would… Read More