Retail Horizons: Will fracking constrain business growth?

This article first appeared on and is the sixth in a 12-part series about the future of US retail for the

Stronger local and transborder policies needed to tackle air pollution

Tougher treaties that penalise polluters while also providing incentives to stop, as well as new technological solutions, are vital for improving global air quality.

Boris Cars: the car-sharing scheme coming to London in 2015

Based on the French Autolib’ model, a new point-to-point electric car-sharing scheme has been promised for London, with thousands of vehicle-charging points to be added throughout the city.

US Naval research team produces hydrocarbon fuel from seawater

A new fuel production technique could allow ships to refuel at sea, provide natural gas and slow ocean acidification.

Get wind of Liam

The dense patchwork of houses, roads, skyscrapers, parks and cafés stitch together our urban landscape.

Can Audi end the energy-wasting rush to beat the lights?

A new piece of in-car technology could see the rush to get through the green light become a thing of the past – and reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the process.

The many sunny sides of solar

As our Farm Power project develops, we’ve been looking into the potential of farms to contribute to the UK’s energy system.

How best to support energy access enterprises

Paul Valentin, International Director, Christian Aid, shares lessons in supporting enterprises that provide access to clean energy.

BAFTA targets film and TV carbon emissions

A new partnership with Greenstone should make it easier for film and TV producers to calculate their impact.

Farm animals in the bigger system

“The problem about sustainability is that it’s all about systems thinking. And the modern world just doesn’t do systems thinking – whether you’re talking science, policy-making, health, education – or anything else that matters, for that matter!”