Over £10 trillion could be saved if the world turned to renewables

A study carried out by the University of Oxford has concluded that if the world turned to renewable sources of energy, it could save £10.2 trillion. As gas...

Plant-based batteries

Most batteries are made from lithium-ions, which is not a very sustainable material to work with, as the graphite used usually comes from fossil fuels or it...

Transparent solar panels

In 2014, researchers at the Michigan State University began work to produce transparent solar panels that could be installed into buildings, including our...

Greater Manchester to be carbon neutral by 2038

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has announced that the region should beat the UK’s overall target to reach net zero by 2050, by 12 years. The...

Government funding in the Northeast boosts green industries

In order to improve the training for low carbon energy generation and electric vehicle jobs, the UK Government has given £2.4 million of funding to a number...

New eco-labels in UK supermarkets

Food products in supermarkets within the UK could soon have labels that tell you the products environmental impact. The University of Oxford has studied the...

Plastic is being removed from Dutch river by Bubble Barrier

Coast Busters is a charity based in the Netherlands whose main goal is to prevent plastic waste getting into the environment. Claar-els van Delft, co-founder...

Green energy created as water splitting yacht sails

British start-up, Drift Energy, has recently test driven their water splitting yacht with success. The catamaran is a world’s first in green energy generation...

Target opts for solar panelled car park to power stores

A Target store in Vista, California has become one of the first stores to add solar panels to the roofs of its carports. This comes after the company added...

Will Climate Repair Tech help fix the damage?

Through human pollution the effects of climate change could be catastrophic, but is there a way that we can fix the problems we are creating? Scientists at...

Innovations

Transparent solar panels

Transparent solar panels

In 2014, researchers at the Michigan State University began work to produce transparent solar panels that could be installed into buildings, including our homes, that will produce renewable energy and will also be used as windows. This innovative technology, if...