INITIATIVES

Major internet companies including Apple, Facebook and Google continue to lead efforts to build an internet that is renewably powered, but an uncooperative fossil fuel sector and rapid energy demand growth for the internet places those ambitions under threat.

London: Global M&A value in the power and renewables sector has reached the highest level seen in the current decade – up 70% year...

INNOVATIONS

Researchers have shown how to convert waste packing peanuts into high-performance carbon electrodes for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that outperform conventional graphite electrodes.
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THE SUSTAINABILITY PARADIGM

Emerging economies cannot afford to let this opportunity slip by. Banking upon circular economy principles would boost development and lessen the impact on environment.

VIEWPOINTS

Clean technology support can to some extent make up for weak CO2 pricing and hence help keep the two degrees target within reach, a new study shows.

Tropical forests can absorb more carbon dioxide than what was originally thought of.

CARBON WATCH

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IN THE NEWS

Pledges to reduce emissions in China, Europe, US provide an important step forward for climate action, but more comprehensive effort is needed to stabilize climate below critical thresholds.

Sustainable urban land use, transportation and building efficiency are critical to China’s climate success.

As climate changes, Europe's transport system urgently needs to adapt, according to a new EEA assessment.
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SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES

Cleaner fuels, new emissions standards and technology to clean up black carbon diesel truck exhaust could help save lives and help millions breathe easier.

Estimated worth of climate benefits from central African mangroves is up to USD 66 billion, and new satellite technology could help monitor mangrove restoration.

Illegal logging, mining, dams, and agriculture projects, paired with failure to respect indigenous land rights, imperil forests of tropical nations, finds new study.

The chances of extreme hot summers across parts of Europe have increased dramatically since the early 2000s, according to a new study by the Met Office.

New TERI report presents structural and policy recommendations to arrest current air pollution trends in India.