Japan aims to be carbon-neutral by 2050

Japanese Prime Minister promised that the government will be aiming to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero over the next 30 years. He said that it is possible to achieve carbon-neutrality without jeopardizing the economy.

Zeabuz is launching a self-driving electric ferry in Norway

Norwegian company Zeabuz has announced that it will be launching a self-driving ferry next year. The launch of the first self-driving electric ferry in Norway just goes to show the strides the country is making in developing water transport.

UK to be powered entirely by offshore wind turbines

U.K. prime minister Boris Johnson has affirmed government plans to ensure that the entire country is powered by offshore wind energy by 2030. The U.K. government will be required to generate at least 40GW of energy.

California To Ban the Sale of Gas-Powered Cars in 2035

"For too many decades, we have allowed cars to pollute the air that our children and families breathe. Californians shouldn’t have to worry if our cars are giving our kids asthma", the governor has announced.

A revolutionary zero-emissions power source

SPARC is planned to be the first experimental device ever to achieve a 'burning plasma' -- a self-sustaining fusion reaction in which different isotopes of the element hydrogen fuse together to form helium.

Canada Moves Forward With Its Single-Use Plastics Ban

A scientific assessment has confirmed enormous amounts of waste and definite harm to wildlife. The report says that in 2016, 29,000 tonnes of plastic garbage ended up as litter in Canada.

France Begins Plan to Phase Out Single-Use Plastic

The French government’s goal is to phase out all single-use plastics by 2040, in accordance with European Union directives, but the general public is already way ahead of the deadlines and we can learn from them.

Italy Offers 500 Euro Subsidy for Bicycles and E-Scooters

As part of its post-coronavirus recovery plan, Italy announced earlier this summer that it would offer a hefty subsidy to anyone wanting to buy a bicycle. 

New catalyst for reduction of carbon dioxide

US researchers have made a key advance in the green chemistry pursuit of converting the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into reusable forms of carbon via electrochemical reduction.

Perovskite and organic solar cells tested in space

Researchers have sent perovskite and organic solar cells on a rocket into space. The solar cells withstood the extreme conditions in space which will set the foundation for future near-Earth application and deep space missions.

Why it makes sense to invest in nature

half of the global economy directly depends on nature – a functioning biosphere and healthy global commons form the foundation of all well-being. People cannot prosper on a sick planet. 

Apple Promises to be Carbon Neutral by 2030

Apple will be carbon neutral across its entire supply chain, including the manufacturing of computers, iPhones, and everything else. They also plan 100 percent recycled material for all of their devices. 

Uganda is Getting 3 Million New Trees

The plan is to plant more than 3 million trees, supporting long-term and large-scale restoration of the Albertine Rift Forests. The area is an important habitat for endangered African species.

One Island's Plastic Bags Ban Is A Huge Success

It has been one year since Prince Edward Island in Canada banned single-use plastic bags, and the results are impressive. It used to collect 15-16 million plastic bags annually for disposal, but all those have now disappeared. 

Inside the world's largest urban farm - built on a rooftop

The world’s largest urban rooftop farm in Paris has started to bear fruit. Rooftop farming is a clean, productive and sustainable model of agriculture that can in time make a real contribution.