The Finnish start-up Solar Foods turns CO2 into food – or more precisely, protein from carbon dioxide. So far, however, the meat alternative has only been authorised in Singapore – which is set to change soon.
US tech giant Apple today unveiled its latest processor generations M3, M3 Pro and M3 Max in Silicon Valley – three chips with innovative technologies that are designed to deliver significantly higher performance and new features for the Mac and, according to the company, are also particularly energy-efficient.
Swiss software industry: A long road to sustainability: The results of the most comprehensive study on sustainability in the software industry are now available. The latest results of the Swiss Software Industry Survey (SSIS) conducted by the University of Bern provide reliable key figures on turnover and employee development in […]
What is the best way to arouse interest in the problem of climate change? Pixelcloud takes a playful approach with the E.V.I.L Climate Change VR Game.
Climate crisis is not fun, but teaching people about the importance of climate protection can be. Games BW brings the topic closer to people in a playful way.
EU investment bank promotes solar energy with billions 1.7 billion euros The European Investment Bank (EIB) is supporting solar energy in Southern Europe with up to 1.7 billion euros. Around 120 solar power plants are to be built, mainly in Spain, but also in Italy and Portugal, according to a […]
Green VC funds on the rise: Astanor Ventures, a leading impact investment firm based in Brussels, has successfully closed its second €360 million venture capital fund aimed at transforming the agri-food industry, driving growth and helping to create a sustainable bioeconomy. Meanwhile, the European Investment Fund (EIF), with support from […]
The official launch of the Green Digital Economy Platform (GDEP), an innovative international initiative, was announced today. The launch, supported by Dr Moeldoko, Chief of Staff to the President of Indonesia, is a significant step for Indonesia and Korea to promote sustainability, foster digital wellbeing and promote the digital economy. […]
The oil company Shell is no longer interested in greentech and the business with green technology and intelligent energy storage technology: Only four years after buying the Bavarian battery manufacturer Sonnen, the British oil and gas company Shell wants to get rid of the cleantech start-up and put it up […]
EIT InnoEnergy, a major European investor and innovation driver for the energy transition, has raised over €140 million in equity in a private placement financing round. New strategic investors (Société Générale, Santander CIB, PULSE – CMA CGM Energy Fund, Renault Group, Stena Recycling and NIIT) and existing shareholders (Siemens Financial […]
How are new mobility concepts changing urban life? What about the development of sustainable and efficient mobility solutions? How can autonomous driving become even safer? Under the motto “Tomorrow’s mobility”, eight Fraunhofer units will be presenting their know-how as well as their concepts and solutions for the mobility of the […]
Interesting approach from the tire industry: The industry is now increasingly using old PET bottles as a raw material for car interiors, seat covers, side panels, etc. But now plastic waste, more precisely recycled PET bottles, is also finding its way into car tires. The German manufacturer Continental wants to […]
Alternative drives, automated driving or the consequences of the pandemic – the mobility of German citizens is changing. How has Corona changed mobility behavior? Which measures for better environmental and climate protection and sustainability in the transport sector do the respondents support? What is the actual uptake of electric vehicles […]
The expansion of solar energy in NRW has again reached the record level of 2010 and 2011, according to Renewable Energies 2022. In total, systems with a capacity of 913 megawatts were installed last year, the State Association of Renewable Energies (LEE) reported this morning in Düsseldorf. According to the […]
As the world increasingly shifts from fossil fuel power to emissions-free electrification, recycling batteries is considered a key strategy in the fight against climate change. In the new Net Zero show, Net Zero Speaks With Gibson Kawago, Climate Activist Chibeze Ezekiel interviews Kawago, the Founder and Chief Technical Officer of […]
Disused agricultural land recovers only slowly without active renaturation measures, and not completely even after decades. This was the finding of an international team, including researchers from the Center for Biodiversity Research (iDiV), the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) and the universities of Halle-Wittenberg and Leipzig. The team compared […]
Ecosia, the “search engine that plants trees.” Founded in 2009, the company is already the talk of the town. Founder Christian Kroll talks about why trees are being used to combat the climate crisis, what Ecosia is also doing for the climate, and the competition with Google in the Greentech. […]
Greentech Update in a nutshell: A German-Indonesian partnership has developed a solar-powered ice maker for small-scale fishermen in Indonesia. The high-tech solution is called “Solar Ice Maker” and was developed as a rural development project to prevent food waste and enable small fishermen in disadvantaged regions to sell their products […]
The Proservation founding team has made “packaging with reason” its motto. To achieve this, they use natural materials for their new packaging material, which is based on grain husks. Packaging materials such as Styrofoam represent a major environmental burden Packaging materials such as Styropor are anything but environmentally friendly. The […]
The refurbishment of smartphones is increasingly becoming big business – as this milestone for recommerce companies proves: By its own admission, Rebuy breaks the 200 million euro revenue threshold. The new annual sales record could be broken as early as mid-December 2022. The provider of used electronic products and media […]
New Year’s resolutions return every 365 days – often with the subsequent realization of having set goals that were too high. Whether as a private individual or as a company: Sustainability has been among the top aspirations for years. The IT industry is considered one of the largest consumers of […]
To curb the climate crisis, a lot of CO2 has to be taken out of the atmosphere. One approach comes from Karlsruhe, where high-tech raw materials are made from air – which are also in demand in industry. It is the high-tech raw material carbon black that researchers at the […]
More and more people want protein-rich meat substitutes. Startups are trying to develop alternatives that are both climate-friendly and healthy. Food from air and sun – is that possible? The powder is mustard-yellow and reminiscent of ground turmeric. But Solein, as the dust-fine invention is called, is neither a plant […]