Welcome to the zero waste bistro

New York has opened its doors to a Zero Waste Bistro. The pop up experience is currently located at design event, WantedDesign, in Manhattan until 22 May; with the bistro by the Finnish Cultural Institute in...

NY continues clean power push

New York is investing $15 million in innovations to help the electric grid system 'accommodate a diverse supply of clean energy generation resources'. State Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has set a target to gen...

New York announces green energy plans

New York State is taking steps to ensure it can deliver on the goal of generating 50% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030. To support those ambitions, the State this week released its Offshore ...

New investment for the bioeconomy

(USA) The world's leading biotechnology trade body will hold the 20th edition of its annual CEO & Investor Conference in 2018. More than 800 investors have already signed up to take part in the two-da...

Cities embrace farming culture

(USA) Urban locations are embracing farming like never before. Cities are taking advantage of new innovations - and the need to find solutions to a growing global population - to pioneer new and sustainable ...

New York is America’s new windy city

Statoil's new Empire Wind energy project will help New York meet its target to generate 50% of the State's electricity from clean sources by 2030. The Norwegian energy giant this week named the planned offsh...

New York address for Nordic startups

An innovation hub launched in New York this week aims to pave the way for Nordic startups to more easily scale their businesses in America. Nordic Innovation House - New York, an initiative backed by Denmark...

Farming in the city

(USA) Youngsters working in a UN food garden today in New York have been learning about the growing importance of urban agriculture. This is a great way for them to discover about the types of innovative ...

New York tests self-driving vehicles

New York is the latest major city to embrace self-driving vehicles. Audi of America, the only car maker with permission to test driverless vehicles in New York state, demonstrated an automated vehicle near t...

Warm reception for solar benches

(USA) An American startup has attracted multi-million dollar backing for its solar benches. The solar benches, from Soofa, charge devices using solar power. The MIT Media Lab spin out - launched by female...