Heineken Launches Interactive Sustainability Report

Heineken has released a new sustainability report, and also an interactive experience that not only promotes the company’s achievements, but also encourages the visitor to go further. Called Brewing a Better World, it tells readers about the sustainability achievements of the US arm of the company in 2015 and also …

Apply for the 2016 UN-DESA Grant on Energy for Sustainable Development

Powering the Future We Want offers a grant in the amount of one million US dollars to fund future capacity development activities in energy for sustainable development. The Grant is awarded to an individual, institution or partnership based on past and current achievements. Applications must be submitted online in English …

New Coal Technologies Spell Disaster for Climate

“Fuelling the Fire”: The chequered history of Underground Coal Gasification and Coal Chemicals around the world” is a new report that sets out the dangers that Underground Coal Gasification and Coal Chemical poses in terms of climate change, local environmental impacts and public health. Against a backdrop of slow growth …

ABB Sells First Order for 15-Second Bus Charging

Last week, the U.S. government pledged to push the electric-vehicle industry toward charging a car in less than 10 minutes. Now, that sounds like a long time. In Switzerland, a new line of buses can be topped off in a few seconds and fully charged in minutes. ABB received a …

Good Emissions Trading Programs are Unique, Not One-Size-Fits-All

Climate change is a global problem — but its solution relies on national, regional, and local policy actions. Take the issue of greenhouse gas emissions markets, which put a price on, say, the amount of carbon a country can release into the atmosphere. There are about 45 substantial climate-focused markets …

EPA Finding Clears Way for Limit on Aircraft Emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday declared that jet engine exhaust endangers public health by contributing to climate change, a key milestone as it works to develop regulations that will cut carbon emissions from commercial aircraft. Large commercial jets account for 11 percent of all emissions from the global transportation …