What should we eat?

Researchers from Oxford University say going vegan is the biggest action individuals can take to minimise their impact on the planet. In a study widely publicised in the media earlier this month, the finding...

Renewables antidote to rising emissions

(GERMANY) Emissions are creeping upwards, according to a new report. As international leaders gather for the last week of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, the report from the Global Carbo...

EU on course to meet climate targets

(BONN) The European Union (EU) is on target to meet its upcoming emission targets, a new report released today shows. Between 1990 and 2016, the EU cut greenhouse emissions by 23%, growing the economy by ...

Driverless truck to slash emissions

(SWEDEN) The first full-scale prototype of a driverless - emission free - cargo truck is to be unveiled at a major annual event in Sweden. Einride is the exciting young company behind the T-pod, 'an elect...

Finnish airports lead green revolution

(HELSINKI) Finland has announced it wants to reduce carbon emissions from operations at its airports to zero by 2020. Finavia - the state body that looks after the country's 21 airports - said Helsinki Ai...

Green light for aviation biofuels

(GERMANY) A collaborative European research project has shown that biofuels have the potential to make aviation more environmentally friendly. Researchers from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) joined tea...

LA puts sustainability centre stage

(CALIFORNIA) An electric car sharing scheme has been launched in Los Angeles to help tackle emission levels and provide better transport options for lower income communities. The multi-million dollar Blue...

Thumbs up for GM crops

The economic and environmental credentials of GM crops have been given a boost from the results of a new study released this week. In its paper 'GM Crops: Global Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts 1996...

The Finns embrace renewable fuel

(FINLAND) A renewable fuel made by Neste from waste is helping Finnish people cut emissions. The Neste MY Renewable Diesel is helping users in the country make a positive environmental impact, slashing em...

The benefits of biotech crops

There is a growing understanding of how biotech crops can play a crucial role in improving food security and cutting harmful emissions, a new report suggests. As confidence increases in their value and safet...