23 Aug 2018

Neil deGrasse Tyson: We Can Use Hurricanes To Power The Cities Of Tomorrow

Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson is tired of how people deal with hurricanes and wants scientists

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13 Aug 2018

The Market Will Give Us Cleaner Energy, If We Let It

Market forces are giving Americans cheaper, cleaner energy. We would all be best served to

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02 Aug 2018

If Energy Becomes Free In The Future, How Will That Affect Our Lives?

Technology is making the cost of many things trend towards zero. Things we used to

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15 Jun 2018

The World’s Biggest Sources Of Renewable Energy

In the last few decades, we have come to realise the potentially devastating impact of

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22 May 2018

This African City Is Turning A Mountain Of Trash Into Energy

Africa is the world’s fastest-urbanizing continent. But while city life has helped lift millions out

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17 May 2018

This “Duck Curve” Is Solar Energy’s Greatest Challenge

Electricity is very difficult to store. But most consumers use it in a very predictable

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16 Mar 2018

The Best Countries To Escape The Worst Effects Of Climate Change

Using research from the University of Notre Dame, Eco Experts created a map ranking the

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16 Oct 2017

How Materials Science Will Determine the Future of Human Civilization

If Moore’s law continues, electronic devices will consume more than half the world’s energy budget

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12 May 2016

US Tech Capital San Francisco Really Loves Its Solar Panels, Here’s Proof

Tech capital is first major US city to require all new buildings of 10 storeys

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19 Jan 2016

Denmark’s Record-Breaking Year For The Win(d)

Windy year helps Denmark to produce 42% of its electricity from wind turbines, despite two

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08 Jan 2016

How A Large-Scale Solar Deployment May Look Like

Researchers are examining measures to ensure a reliable future power system. Deploying solar power at

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06 Jan 2016

How To Light Cities In The Future Without Ruining It

From the medieval candle to phosphorescent trees and glow-in-the-dark concrete, Daryl Mersom charts the trajectory

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05 Jan 2016

It Is Obvious! Climate Change Needs Broadest Collaboration

To achieve the kind of environmentally sustainable future we will want our grandchildren to inherit,

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28 Dec 2015

The Year That Was About Environment & Energy, Finally

Environmental news, as a rule, doesn’t deal in triumphs. So the sight of leaders holding

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07 Dec 2015

How Wellington Is Redefining What A Cool Windy City Is

The wind speed in this breeziest of cities once hit 154mph just a few miles

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03 Dec 2015

How To Be Sustainable Like An Aussie

“A sustainable Australia is possible – but we have to choose it.” That’s the finding

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20 Nov 2015

Chicago’s History With Smart Sewage Management To Power Future

Chicago’s wastewater authority plans to slash its energy bill by using bacteria to convert sewage

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21 Oct 2015

The Top 20 Cities Embracing Solar Energy

While giant new solar farms located in rural areas and deserts have been grabbing the

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27 Aug 2015

How Can We Live Within The Means Of Our Planet?

We are used to hearing that if everyone lived in the same way as North

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24 Aug 2015

The Top 10 Cities Of The Future

If you think about it, human settlements tend to have their own gravitational pull. Like

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31 Jul 2015

Australia’s Queensland Set To Become Sunnier With Largest Solar Farm

A sea of glass panels may soon be sprawling across a paddock in Queensland’s Darling

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29 Jul 2015

How Charlotte Takes Action For Their Smart City Initiative

There’s been much discussion lately about the potential of “smart cities” and connecting data to

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22 Jul 2015

Why Making Money In Clean Energy Is No Longer A Joke

The government’s draft direction this week to the Clean Energy Finance Corporation to invest in

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10 Jun 2015

How A Giant Windwheel Turbine Can Be Your New Home

Instead of tilting at windmills, how about living in one? The Dutch Windwheel is a

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05 Jun 2015

Blue, The New Black: What Is Driving Water Risk

The 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos identified water crises – flood, drought, and pollution

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03 Jun 2015

5 Ways To Build A More Sustainable Hospital

An earthquake can have positive side effects. Like in 1994, when, in response to an

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18 May 2015

Megacities Might Not Save The Planet After All

YOU LEARN TO put up with a lot when you live in Mexico State. The

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09 May 2015

Cities Save The Earth From Humanity

Can humans grow enough food, produce enough energy and still preserve some of the last

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30 Apr 2015

Quirky Ideas For More Sustainable Cities

City living has many upsides, but a sustainable lifestyle is increasingly not among them. Pollution,

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18 Apr 2015

LA’s pLAn : From Smog & Sprawl To A Green Sustainable City

Los Angeles is known around the world as the home of Hollywood stars, sunny beaches

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13 Apr 2015

Where Is The World’s Greenest City?

Bristol is the ‘green capital’ of Europe, but its predecessor Copenhagen comes top in a

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20 Mar 2015

Zero Carbon Buildings At Zero Cost

When it comes to cutting carbon, current commercial building standards simply don’t go far enough.

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16 Mar 2015

Making Darkness Visible

“Rather than looking to turn night into day, we should embrace the darkness.” Today’s 24/7

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13 Mar 2015

Water Must Drive City Planning

Six of the ten largest US cities are located in the arid southwest region. Would

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27 Feb 2015

Portland’s Hyrdropower: Energy From Drinking Water

Turn on the tap and you’re getting water and energy for the price of one.

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26 Feb 2015

Innovation In Energy Will Drive Sustainable Cities

Urbanisation makes cities a main focus for environmental policy. Digital technology and innovation will enable

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25 Feb 2015

How Copenhagen Is Using LEDs To Create A Smarter City

The Danish capital is using a network of LEDs to do everything from direct cyclists

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20 Feb 2015

Piezo Technology : The Power Of Footfall

It’s called piezo technology and it enables scientists to tap energy from many sources: roads,

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30 Jan 2015

Poo Power: Turning Human Waste Into Clean Energy in Kenya’s Slums

Bio-centres turning human waste into electricity prove that faeces is the ultimate source of renewable

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