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January 13, 2022
1% of Estonia's peak energy goes to cryptocurrences

Even as Estonia experiences all time high electricity costs, cryptocurrency mining is using 1% of all power generated in the country.

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January 12, 2022
Old solutions can make high-tech buildings climate friendlier

Technology has made many buildings less climate-friendly, but we can look back in time for simple solutions.

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January 3, 2022
France starts 2022 with a fruit and veg plastic packaging ban

A new law makes it illegal to sell 30 different kinds of fruit and veg in plastic wrap or single-use plastic packaging.

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December 21, 2021
Frankincense and myrrh, revered since ancient times, are under threat

These two resins have been thought of as valuable for thousands of years, but now the trees that produce them are in danger.

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December 16, 2021
Poland’s planned border wall will cut Europe’s oldest forest in half

Poland's planned wall will divide the Białowieża Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage site which harbours more than 12,000 animal species.

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December 12, 2021
7 wins for the climate movement in Europe in 2021

Some of the biggest climate wins are not the most visible or obvious but are hugely important, like these seven.

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December 8, 2021
Daycares show playing on 'Forest Floor' changes kid's immune systems

An experiment at daycares in Finland shows simple environmental changes can actually affect us in biological ways.

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December 7, 2021
The sustainable 'innovations' from Popular Science's list

Popular Science publishes a list of the 100 greatest innovations of the year, and we've pulled out the 16 most sustainable.

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December 5, 2021
The Ventspils Baltic Coal Terminal expects an increase in freight

As we head boldly towards a bright and clean renewable energy future, surely we will be shipping less coal round the planet?

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December 3, 2021
Tallinn recycling project has collected 250,000 facemasks

One of the consequences of the global Covid-19 pandemic has been a huge amount of facemasks ending up in the trash.

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December 2, 2021
Buy beautiful affordable art and preserve ancient forests

Artists Saving Forests gives you the chance to buy beautiful digital art with all proceeds going to protect forests in Lithuania

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November 30, 2021
Planting, not building, our way to climate change safety

Planting coastal vegetation to prevent erosion and reduce flood risk is a lower carbon solution than building concrete breakwater blocks.

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November 24, 2021
The world’s largest organism is slowly being eaten by deer

The world's largest living thing is being slowly eaten by deer (but climate change is playing a part).

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November 23, 2021
Could we use sugar-loving microbes to power future cars

It sounds like alchemy for the climate-crisis age, but researchers have been successful at turning glucose into olefins.

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November 21, 2021
EU proposes ambitious ban on products linked to deforestation

The European Union is considering an ambitious new proposal that would regulate imports of products linked to global forest loss.

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November 16, 2021
5 fossil fuel loopholes in the COP26 agreement

Boris Johnson says the Glasgow climate deal sounds "the death knell for coal power". Is that really the whole picture though?

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November 9, 2021
Charles Darwin told us the right way to reforest 150 years ago

A 150-year-old note from Charles Darwin is inspiring a change in the way forests are planted today.

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November 3, 2021
David Attenborough's address to COP26 - Video & Transcript

We aren't reporting much of the happenings at COP26, but this speech sums our situation up so well we couldn't help sharing it.

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October 29, 2021
Sustainable coffee grown (in a lab) in Finland

Coffee farming is highly resource intensive and leads to deforestation, but there are solutions to that. Could lab grown coffee be a viable option?

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October 27, 2021
A third of Europe’s busiest flights have train alternatives under six hours

Greenpeace publishes research showing one third of Europe's busiest short flights have train alternatives that are under six hours.

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October 24, 2021
Lahti - The Finnish city setting a sustainability example

The current European Green Capital that is really leading the way in sustainability, with plans to be carbon neutral by 2025.

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October 23, 2021
What low winds mean for Europe's renewable energy future

Climate change brings extreme weather, including 'wind drought'. What does it mean for our renewable energy future?

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October 19, 2021
Winter is coming – Will it impact Europe’s green transition?

Energy prices are at record highs across Europe. The situation has a potentially disastrous effect on the European Green Deal.

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October 18, 2021
KTU developed tech to produce energy from textile waste

Scientists in Lithuania have come up with a potential method to convert lint-microfibers found in clothes dryers into energy.

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October 15, 2021
A carbon removal industry is coming – but there are problems

Sucking all of the excess carbon out of the air seems like a simple and wonderful solution, but it's not that easy at all.

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October 14, 2021
International E-Waste Day - The huge amounts we throw away

In 2021 we will throw away e-waste weighing more than the Great Wall of China, according to the WEEE Forum.

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October 12, 2021
To save forests, researchers are connecting trees to Twitter

Sensor equipped trees can gather huge amounts of data, and they are taking to Twitter to share it with the world.

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October 11, 2021
ED Interview: Konstantin from Žaliuomenė

We talked to Konstantin about the zero-waste ecological café and shop in Vilnius, and why being sustainable is important.

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October 10, 2021
Reasons to have some ocean optimism

We write a lot about the problems with our oceans, but there are also reasons to have a little hope for the future.

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October 8, 2021
The Nobel prize goes to.. the climate scientists sadly proved right

The climate modellers who have been proved right again and again, are worthy winners of the 2021 Nobel prize for physics.

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October 7, 2021
Tallinn has big hydrogen bus plans for the next few years

Tallinn has big plans for hydrogen powered buses in the city, as part of the commitment to make public transport emission free by 2035.

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October 3, 2021
Riga's hydrogen trolleybuses 'not living up to expectations'

Riga was one of the first cities in Europe to use hydrogen powered public transport, but how well is it going?

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October 1, 2021
Our 'earthshine' is getting dimmer - This is why it matters

Our earthshine is getting dimmer, and the bad news is that it is a potentially a very bad thing for climate change.

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September 30, 2021
23 species moved from the Endangered to Extinct list

Twenty three more species are declared extinct with man-made climate change and habitat destruction are largely to blame.

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September 29, 2021
Cutting edge tech identifies high-emitting vehicles in our cities

4% of vehicles are responsible for 41% of the emissions contributing to urban air pollution, this European technology helps find them.

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September 28, 2021
TalTech's plans to be climate neutral by 2035

Speaking at the university's 103rd anniversary celebrations, rector Tiit Land made a speech on the commitment that TalTech is making to be 'seriously green'.

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