US Embassy in Tokyo turns to solar

The US Embassy in Tokyo (pictured) has plans to source its power from the sun in a bid to help its host nation’s shift towards renewable energy. The solar system will include 900 solar panels connected directly to the grid and electricity from it will be sold via a power purchase agreement (PPA) in collaboration […]

Dangerous smog covers Chinese cities

Many parts of China have been engulfed by thick polluted smog for the second time in around two weeks. According to Chinese reports, visibility was lower than 1,000 metres in the capital city, Beijing and a few other provinces. This has led to more people in hospital with respiratory illnesses and has prompted city Governments […]