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Less waste with food wrapped in plants

Bioplastic packaging that extends the shelf life of food and tells us when it is no longer fit to eat will result in less waste.

Even greener solar power on the way

Europe wants to reduce its needs for raw materials and raise the level of recycling of resources in the solar power industry. If this project is successful, greenhouse gas emissions from solar panel manufacture will fall by 25 to 30 per cent.

How are we going to store the problem gas CO2?

CO2 is the great scapegoat of our age. Is there a way to get rid of it by burying it in the ground or beneath the sea bed?

Norway’s EV purchasing spree is climate friendly

If every other passenger car in Norway is plugged into the electric network by 2020, Europe will have to produce more electricity – mainly from coal-fired power plants – to meet the demand. But it will be a plus for the climate nonetheless.

The challenge of keeping everything charged

Can the power grid support the rapid increase in electric cars and buses? Hydrogen may be an important wild card in the power equation.