Articles and Features
Planet 5 min
Global warming: plastics cool things down
Tackling global warming is the challenge that humanity must take on as soon as possible to prevent the problem from getting out of hand. It is no longer time for debate; it is time for action. Fortuna...
At a glance 2 min
An XXL sail to tow cargo ships
Today, 90% of the world's trade in goods is carried out by maritime transport, which accounts for 3% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This environmental footprint is expected to increase to 1...
Expert views 4 min
“By 2030, we hope that every building will have an independent source of green electricity.”
An interview with Stephan Kube, Head of Marketing at Heliatek, a German start-up that has developed flexible, self-adhesive organic solar panels....
Planet 4 min
Green energy powered by polymers
Last July, the European Commission proposed raising the renewable energy target to 40% by 2030. It called for the further development of green energy sources such as wind, water and solar power. Many ...