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The bottle vs can debate, Cyprus recycles and sustainable city economics

Thursday May 2, 2019

The bottle vs can debate, Cyprus recycles and sustainable city economics

Are plastic bottles or aluminium cans better for the environment? Plus: reworking economics to make sustainable cities work and sustainable fashion as art

UK EV proposals not good enough, Australia uses poo for power and Dr Scholl’s sustainable sneakers

Wednesday May 1, 2019

UK EV proposals not good enough, Australia uses poo for power and Dr Scholl’s sustainable sneakers

The UK's commitment to ban fossil-only fuel cars by 2040 is inadequate, according to a committee of MPs. Will the paralysed government be able to act?

Wednesday May 1, 2019

Drax launches turn-key commercial EV solution

Renewable generator Drax has launched an EV leasing scheme aimed at Commercial Fleets. Could it be a useful addition to efforts to de-carbonise?

Insurance company targeted, £6m investment in cleaning up oil & gas, Indian renewables to raise $1 billion in green bonds

Tuesday April 30, 2019

Insurance company targeted, £6m investment in cleaning up oil & gas, Indian renewables to raise $1 billion in green bonds

Liberty Mutual has been targeted by anti-coal activists over its involvement in an Australian Mine. Plus, recycling batteries and greener world travel

Tuesday April 30, 2019

Carbios adds more big names to its plastic recycling “consortium”

Recycling company Carbios has added 3 more companies to its plastics recycling consortium. Their technology uses enzymes to produce high quality, recycled plastics.

Tuesday April 30, 2019

Swedish University makes break-through in graphene battery technology

A new battery technology developed in Sweden could radically change performance. It could last 7-8 times longer than a Lithium-ion battery.

Renewables beat coal in the US, Cornwall’s sustainable tourism problem and Japan tries to be green

Monday April 29, 2019

Renewables beat coal in the US, Cornwall’s sustainable tourism problem and Japan tries to be green

April could be the month the US gets more electricity from renewables than coal. Is this the start of a trend that sees the fossil fuel retired?

Urby – an apartment block with its own urban farm

Monday April 29, 2019

Urby – an apartment block with its own urban farm

An apartment block in Staten Island, New York, is aiming to reconnected city dwellers with agriculture by having its own urban farm.

Extreme weather affecting Southern Ocean, Sunderland best for EV charging, PepsiCo sues Indian farmers

Friday April 26, 2019

Extreme weather affecting Southern Ocean, Sunderland best for EV charging, PepsiCo sues Indian farmers

Research from the University of Melbourne has shown the Southern Ocean is more prone to extreme weather. It's an expected outcome of global Climate Change

Friday April 26, 2019

Tonik Energy: Sunderland is the best place to charge your EV

Research from Tonik Energy has revealled the top places in the UK to charge your Nissan Leaf. Sunderland comes top, but Portsmouth is not so EV friendly

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