From limiting oil and gas exploration, via lab grown meat to End Deforestation project - these are the headlines of 2021.
Local campaigners have blocked Shell from exploring oil on South Africa’s eastern coastline. In a battle pitting the oil company against the community, the court ruled that Shell halt its seismic tests.
The first power on Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm in the UK was achieved recently. When fully operational, Hornsea 2’s 165 8 MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines will be capable of generating 1.32 GW of clean electricity.
The Mammoth Solar farm will be built in a rural area of Indiana about 80 miles south-east of Chicago. Distributed throughout that space will be 2,850,000 solar panels, which will generate 1.65 gigawatts of electricity.
Costa Rica, Denmark, France, Greenland, Ireland, Sweden, Wales and Quebec are bravely taking the lead in a commitment to stop exploring for and producing oil and gas.
A recent study has found that renewables can meet most of the world’s energy needs. Even the most industrialized countries that need a heavy power supply can rely on renewable energy, specifically wind and solar.
A new device successfully hauled 20,000 pounds of trash out of the Pacific Ocean last week. This technology could potentially help clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
Los Angeles, Irvine and Petaluma have won $1 million each to become carbon neutral by 2030.
A colossal US$22-billion infrastructure project will send Australian sunshine more than 5,000 km to Singapore, via high-voltage undersea cables.
Researchers are developing artificial intelligence that could assess climate change tipping points. The deep learning algorithm could act as an early warning system against runaway climate change.