Congo project wins 2013 Ashden Award

Friday, 21 June 2013 by Martin Wright
Tags: Carbon, Climate change

The scale and reach of sustainable energy has changed dramatically since the Ashden Awards were founded, 12 years ago. Martin Wright reports from Goma.

A building powered by algae

Monday, 17 June 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Carbon, Engineering

An innovative apartment block in Hamburg generates heat and electricity from algae in exterior walls.

Copenhagen acquires hydrogen fuel cell fleet

Friday, 14 June 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Carbon, Engineering, Transport

Fifteen of Hyundai's first assembly-line produced hydrogen-powered cars arrive in Copenhagen.

The carbon bubble will burst, warns Jonathon Porritt

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 by Jonathon Porritt
Tags: Carbon, Climate change

The economic consequences of a warming world will be severe, but there's still time to lessen them, says Forum for the Future's Founder-Director.

Will disruptors fix our broken systems?

Monday, 03 June 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Carbon, Engineering, Transport

As we pass 400ppm, Dax Lovegrove of WWF looks to net positive disruption to transform everything from home energy to manufacture.

Will smart clothes spell the end of the weekly wash?

Friday, 31 May 2013 by Peter Madden
Tags: Diagnosis

Innovative textiles and redesigned washing machines could drastically reduce our water and energy usage, says Peter Madden.

M&S installs world's largest 'SolarWall'

Thursday, 30 May 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Carbon, Construction, Retail

Wall the size of sixteen tennis courts provides solar thermal air-heating at retailer's new UK distribution centre.

Belgium plans island for wind energy storage

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Engineering

Artificial atoll in North Sea will store energy generated by Belgium’s network of offshore turbines.

Utah develops wireless charging for buses

Thursday, 16 May 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Engineering, Transport

Utah's new Aggie Bus will pick up power from plates in the road, regardless of weather conditions.

Ohio pioneers clean coal at low cost

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Carbon

The US Department of Energy backs a promising chemical breakthrough by the State University’s Clean Coal Research team. 

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