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.

Housing as national infrastructure priority

The UK’s heritage of house-building includes a small smattering of pioneering industrialists building quality homes and communities for their work-force.

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!”

Rail potential

Rupert Fausset, principal sustainability advisor, Forum for the Future, spoke to Lorna Slade about the Big Shift, rail as one part of a sustainable transport system, potential changes in car use benefiting the industry, and how he would spend the HS2 budget.

Repowering London: Brixton’s cooperative energy movement

Jessica Cresswell explores the drivers and dynamics behind Brixton’s socially responsible energy cooperative, and talks to its founder, Agamemnon Otero.