Washington coal plant to be converted into solar farm
2018-06-22 16:05:30

Washington coal plant to be converted into solar farm

Situated next to what was once the largest coal pit in Washington state, the TransAlta coal plant near the city of Centralia is turning into a source of clean energy. While TransAlta’s 2011 agreement to shut down


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Homes in the Netherlands are concrete example of 3D printing’s potential
2018-06-14 14:30:01

Homes in the Netherlands are concrete example of 3D printing’s potential

A small community of 3D-printed concrete houses is coming to the city of Eindhoven in the Netherlands. Dubbed Project Milestone, the construction project will include five homes built sustainably

The world is being ‘swamped’ by harmful plastic waste says UN chief, marking Environment Day
2018-06-07 13:45:39

The world is being ‘swamped’ by harmful plastic waste says UN chief, marking Environment Day

The world must unite to “beat plastic pollution” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message for World Environment Day, noting that microplastic particles in the ocean

Promoting biodiversity across all agricultural sectors ‘fundamental’ — FAO chief
2018-05-30 12:00:45

Promoting biodiversity across all agricultural sectors ‘fundamental’ — FAO chief

Changing how countries across the world produce food is “fundamental” to protecting the future of the Earth’s ecosystem, said the head of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

New generation of RoRo’s designed by KNUD E. HANSEN for Grimaldi
2018-05-29 12:30:59

New generation of RoRo’s designed by KNUD E. HANSEN for Grimaldi

Following several RoRo and RoCon projects around the world the past years KNUD E. HANSEN has now again signed contract with Nanjing Jinling Shipyard, China, for developing the Basic Design

BMW to unveil a series of new all-electric vehicles this year: iX3, iNEXT, and more
2018-05-23 17:20:38

BMW to unveil a series of new all-electric vehicles this year: iX3, iNEXT, and more

BMW has been complacent about all-electric vehicles since launching the i3 back in 2013

Climate change: An 'existential threat' to humanity, UN chief warns global summit
2018-05-18 16:25:54

Climate change: An 'existential threat' to humanity, UN chief warns global summit

None of the world’s challenges loom as large as climate change, the United Nations chief told a major climate action summit on Tuesday, reiterating his belief that global warming poses an “existential threat” to humanity