Lithium batteries have been a boon for the modern world replacing the heavier, single-use alkaline type in everything from wristwatches to jumbo
At an energy summit in Madrid, France, Spain and Portugal have agreed to seek ways of diversifying their energy dependence away from unstable
With biodiesel on the block for wasting arable land and consuming agricultural inputs a Czech team finds a new source from an organic waste product
New European Union rules come into force today that will affect coffee machines, air conditioning units, TVs, cookers and a host of other electrical
Germany’s energy transition has taken a new step in the country’s commitment to reduce carbon emissions — even more ambitious than the European Union
In this episode of Urban Visions we are in Rio de Janeiro, which like most big cities is facing the challenge of growing urbanisation. And getting
Campaigners have urged a crackdown on Europe’s worst polluters after a report claimed dirty air is costing society up to 189 billion euros a
Denmark is carrying out an exercise in energy efficiency.
A Copenhagen suburb is taking part in a massive experiment to determine the effectiveness
Energy efficiency and security are big issues, along with finding better ways to reduce production of carbon gases, and experts from around the world
It might look like any other passenger ferry, but the electrically-powered Movitz, which operates in central Stockholm, could be the boat of the
Urban noise may be a nuisance for residents, but it can also provide important information about the city and its needs. A unique experiment in the
What happens when you cross a spider with a silkworm?
Researchers in Japan have created a genetically modified silkworm which produces a new kind
In the new episode of our series on tomorrow’s urban challenges we are in Singapore, an example of a city searching for energy independence
In the Italian city of Milan a major European research project is examining the energy efficiency of new insulation materials. It aims to assess the
Cars are a huge source of air pollution, but in the future they could also become a source of clean energy.
That is thanks to a technology called
Dandelions are typically regarded as the scourge of gardeners. But scientists around the world are currently engaged in a race to utilise the humble
Could an original-looking tricycle developed by an American inventor in North Carolina be the commuter's dream vehicle?
According to its
Our cities are facing difficult energy challenges, and in New York it includes a battle against soot and pollution.
Key facts about New
The Shell Eco-marathon in Rotterdam challenges student teams from around the world to design, build and test ultra energy-efficient vehicles. This
Sitting comfortably under your vehicle’s bonnet, connected to the battery, is a simple-looking device that could become the next ‘must have’ item