"Pay-as-you-go" and microfinance are two of the techniques being used to help African farmers boost productivity and end localised hunger.
The charity for homelessness is recommending a mass building programme and regulation for private and social landlords. It could be a major step forward for the UK's social housing crisis.
A mix of reclaimed materials were blended with sustainably sourced new ones for this family home. Perhaps "grand" in its design, could the same approach be used for more modest homes?
Instead of dumping excess water from the city's natural springs into the Avon, it could be used to heat the historic building.
After announcing the end of one subsidy, the UK Government has started consultations on its replacement. Will it limit the damage being done by ending FiT?
A New Fuel Source Can Power Kenya’s Industries While Saving Forests. So Why Isn’t it Taking Off? – World Resources Institute
Kenya still relies on firewood for industry and cooking. Having lost almost 10% of its forests within two decades, entrepreneurs are looking for alternatives to setting fire to trees. Until they can scale their operations to meet widespread demands, their innovative solutions will remain niche.
Although it's grabbing headlines with Uber, Bell thinks their hybrid aircraft will have wider applications than being "just" a taxi. Could we really see it fly by the middle of the next decade?
While arguments raged about renewable energy, US states and cities moved forwards with ambitious plans. This is how some of them are implementing policies Federal Government won't mandate.
Extracting lithium for use in batteries has an environmental cost. In Chile there is competition for scare water in some areas, prompting government action to protect local people while the globe demands power.
By installing charging points in all of its stores, the Australian tyre reseller is helping extend the utility of electric vehicles. More so if it can maintain its promise that a top-up will be "free forever".
Constructed near Dübendorf near Zurich, this prefabricated building for two federal agencies, is built from materials that can be recycled, reused or composted when its life ends. It's a dramatic contribution to sustainable development that doesn't compromise on breath taking design.
Potato prices have collapsed in the Indian state, leading to farmers abandoning crops by the roads or ploughing it back into the earth. Is Modi's demonetisation programme to blame? Or is this a correction after decades of reliance on "black money"?
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