High-speed train
Could improving the railways be the right track to saving energy?

The International Energy Agency suggests trains are an underlooked form of energy efficient transportation

EU flags
Europe’s power sector ‘can be decarbonised by 2045’

A new report published by EY suggests this will need to be enabled by substantial investment, innovation in smart grids and flexible business models

Different types of food
More sustainable food system could save a delicious $2.7tn a year

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation says the current industrial food system is “no longer fit for the 21st century”

Electric car charging to hit your street

Connected Kerb says residential EV infrastructure is vital to unlocking the full potential of low carbon transport

Graphene structure
Graphene batteries ‘could charge faster, run longer and last forever’

Graphite technology firm Saint Jean Carbon is to start making its first graphene gel saltwater batteries

Nottingham aims to be carbon neutral by 2028

It has already achieved its 2020 goal of cutting carbon emissions by 26%

World Economic Forum attendees to travel in (sustainable) style

Electric vehicles will be used to transport delegates around the annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland

Underwater cave
Could seabed energy storage cause a splash?

Researchers say air could be pumped down into porous sandstone using excess electricity

Ireland offers €4m for innovative energy research

Projects must explore ways to decarbonise the nation’s energy supply

Green finance
Green bonds and loans market shoots to record activity

Activity soared by 26% to hit a total of $247 billion through the year