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These Five Tech Devices Are Guaranteed To Make Your Life Easier

Phillip Othen | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK Tech

It’s often the case that so-called tech life hacks can actually make life a bit more complicated. But here are five that will genuinely take some of...

There Is Now A 1-In-20 Chance That Climate Change Could Wipe Out Humanity

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK Tech

Researchers have identified that there is now a 1-in-20 chance of global warming causing catastrophic damage to the planet by 2050. A new study that e...

Schools Are Going Green And Here Is How

Phillip Othen | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Tech

If you want to encourage ecological awareness in children, it makes a profound difference if the school they attend practices what it preaches. For th...

Offshore Wind Energy Just Reached An Incredible Milestone In The UK

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Tech

The cost of subsidising offshore wind farms has fallen by more than 50% and has now tumbled lower than the price nuclear reactors are charging the UK ...

How Virtual Reality Tech Will Help The Environment

Phillip Othen | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK Tech

A recent report from academics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, lays bare the devastating impact plastics are having on the environment...

800,000 Low-Income Homes Will Get Free Solar Panels

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Tech

800,000 low-income homes across England and Wales are to get free solar panels as part of a major new government scheme. The £1bn project will see re...

Why I'm Excited About Our Energy Future

Matthew Wright | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Tech
Matthew Wright

As offshore wind continues to thrive, DONG Energy is playing a leading role in the creation of an offshore wind sector deal with the Government to help map out the future of the industry. With the right support, offshore wind can be the backbone of a smarter energy system.

How Major Cities Will Actually Ban Diesel Vehicles

Phillip Othen | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Tech

It is remarkable to think that diesel fuel has gone from environmental saviour to environmental pariah in less than a decade. For years, it was touted...

Pollution Is Wreaking More Havoc On Your Body Than We Had Originally Feared

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Tech

It is no secret that air pollution is bad for the human body but new studies have shown that the prognosis could actually be far worse than previously...

How Tech You Use Everyday Can Help To Save The Planet

Phillip Othen | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Tech

Consider your average day for a minute. There is probably a bit of shopping, some time spent browsing the web or playing around with your smartphone, ...

A Scientist Has A Remarkable Plan To Harness The Billions Of Cigarette Butts We Drop Every Year

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.09.2017 | UK Tech

Every year, human beings drop billions of cigarette butts on the floor in what is arguably one of the the single largest acts of littering ever undert...

How We As Individuals Can Tackle Climate Change

Phillip Othen | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes the challenge of climate change seems so enormous the natural response is to throw up our hands in despair and assume there’s nothing we c...

Seven Gorgeous Places To Visit Before They're Altered By Climate Change

Marianne Stenger | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Marianne Stenger

Although climate change probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you're planning a trip abroad, the reality is that many parts of the world are under threat from rising sea levels, higher temperatures and extreme weather events.

This 'Smart Street' Turns Your Window Shopping Into Clean Energy

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Tech

A North London-based company has been working on an ingenious new type of pavement that will quite literally harvest your window shopping and turn it ...

These Methane-Eating Microbes Are Drastically Helping To Reduce Global Warming

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Tech

They might be small, but they are proving to be mighty, as scientists have discovered a breed of microbes living in Antarctic glaciers are protecting ...

Tech-Savvy Cities

Peter Madden OBE | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Tech
Peter Madden OBE

Digital technologies will shape how city administrations interact with citizens, how they deliver services, and how they enable new companies to grow. City leaders I talk to know that this digital future is upon us. But most are still not investing enough in the people and facilities they need to harness these technologies.

Why Drones Are The Ultimate Environment-Saving Tech

Phillip Othen | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Tech

A quick word association game: when you hear drone, what comes most quickly to mind? Chances are it’ll be strike, right? It certainly won’t be eco...

Here's Another Reason Why Climate Change Is Going To Make Flying Even More Unpleasant

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Tech

In case you needed any more convincing that climate change is bad for both the planet and humans a new paper has come out claiming that planes are goi...

Future Tech Being Designed To Save The Planet

Phillip Othen | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Tech

Back in the day, choosing the environmentally-friendly option often meant compromising on style or price. But with rapid innovations in materials and ...

France Plans To Completely Ban All Petrol And Diesel Cars By 2040

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Tech

France looks set to completely ban the sale of all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040 as part of a major push to meet its climate change targets. Its ...

The Rise Of Smart Farming

Mohsen Mohseninia | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Tech
Mohsen Mohseninia

Today, we use sensors to monitor cattle, which means that a farmer can make informed decisions on how to manage his livestock based on real-time data, and he can do that remotely without having to be physically in the field. Therefore, the time saved by avoiding manual monitoring can be used elsewhere to make the farm more efficient.

China Is Building A 'Forest City' And It Looks Absolutely Incredible

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Tech

Plans for a green ‘forest city’ that will help to fight pollution are about to become a reality as construction begins on an innovative new projec...

Meet The Man Driving An Electric Vehicle Across 10,000 Miles

Phillip Othen | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Tech

Now in its 14th year, the Mongol Rally is a gruelling and anarchic 10,000-mile journey with a very simple ethos: take a standard car with no back up o...

What Can History Teach Us About The Implementation Of AI, Automation And Other Job Reducing Technologies?

Jasnoop Cheema | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Tech
Jasnoop Cheema

The term 'luddite' originally referred to those who opposed the job losses brought on by the Industrial Revolution.  So, are those that oppose the th...

UK’s All-Electric Taxis And More Green Transport Across Europe

Phillip Othen | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Tech

Across the UK and Europe, the number of small businesses embracing the use of electric vehicles (EVs) and green transport innovation is rapidly increa...