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Financing irrigation, a hybrid flying taxi and mining in Chile

Wednesday January 9, 2019

Financing irrigation, a hybrid flying taxi and mining in Chile

Ending hunger in sub-Saharan Africa requires innovative ways to fund farmers. Plus, could Bell have a hybrid flying tax in the skies by 2025?

Green projects under threat, why Friedman was wrong and institutional investors driving corporate change

Tuesday January 8, 2019

Green projects under threat, why Friedman was wrong and institutional investors driving corporate change

Could the UK Government be about to cut green projects? And a study shows it's pension funds and finance companies driving corporate social responsibility

Circular fashion, fishing in Japan, green commercial buildings

Monday January 7, 2019

Circular fashion, fishing in Japan, green commercial buildings

Helen MacArthur's project to improve the fashion industry is making headway. How has the industry changed and what challenges still lie ahead?

Germany’s renewable success masks a fixation with coal

Monday January 7, 2019

Germany’s renewable success masks a fixation with coal

Germany increased its share of renewable energy use in 2018, but coal remains a large part of its energy mix. Will it become the dirty man of the EU?

Climate change and jobs, sustainable business models and burping cows

Friday January 4, 2019

Climate change and jobs, sustainable business models and burping cows

Paul Colman reflects on his time at Unilever - much good has been achieved, more needs to be done. Also, how seaweed reduces the impact of cattle.

UK tackles waste at source, vegan malnutrition and sustainable development

Thursday January 3, 2019

UK tackles waste at source, vegan malnutrition and sustainable development

Amongst today's stories: The UK government plans to make waste producers accountable for recycling their plastic packaging.

Japan’s coal addiction, battling loneliness and boats made of recycled plastic

Wednesday January 2, 2019

Japan’s coal addiction, battling loneliness and boats made of recycled plastic

In spite of growing use of renewable energy, Japan remains dependent on coal. Plus: could FocusMate help work-from-home employees stay focused?

Living plastic free and being a socially responsible business

Monday December 31, 2018

Living plastic free and being a socially responsible business

It isn't enough to recycle plastic waste: we need to banish it from our lives. Plus: can consumer power stop companies from making unsustainable rubbish?

UK Government scraps key renewable energy funding

Saturday December 22, 2018

UK Government scraps key renewable energy funding

The UK Government is withdrawing support for solar panels and home microgeneration. This could affect the timing and long term success of renewable projects

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