More Than 100 Cities Now Mostly Powered by Renewable Energy, Data Shows

The number of cities reporting they are predominantly powered by clean energy has more than doubled since 2015, as momentum builds for cities around the world to switch from fossil fuels to renewable sources. Data published on Tuesday by the not-for-profit environmental impact researcher CDP found that 101 of the …

More Americans Are Working From Home — And It’s Better for the Environment

There’s no doubting the transformative power of technology. Advances in tech have led to new and improved entertainment experiences, from allowing us to stream our favorite shows on-demand to immersing us in virtual worlds. They’re changing how we earn a living by making it easier to work remotely, and now, …

Turning Beer into Fuel

It is commonly accepted that there is an urgent need for sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels for transportation to replace diesel and petrol. One of the most widely used sustainable alternatives to petrol world-wide is bioethanol — in the United States gasoline is typically sold as a blend with up …

New York to Confirm Landmark Fossil Fuel Divestment Plan

New York City is to divest its pension funds of fossil fuels assets, in a move that could see the city authorities offload up to $5bn of fossil fuel-related investments. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio and Comptroller Scott Stringer are expected to officially announce heavily trailled plans later today, detailing …

Low-Carbon Electricity Outstrips Fossil Fuel Electricity in 2017

2017 was a record-breaking year for clean electricity in the UK, with new analysis from Carbon Brief today revealing more power came from low-carbon sources than all fossil fuels combined for the first time since the industrial revolution. Between 2009 and 2017 the share of nuclear and renewable power doubled …

PROJECT “Sustainable Energy for South East Europe“

There is a justifiable fear that South East Europe will lose its pace with the rest of the continent if it does not adopt a long-lasting and far-reaching strategy of investing in a sustainable, efficient, renewable energy system – because, in the next 10 years, almost 90 percent of the …