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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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September 27, 2021
Estonians opposed to EU climate policy if it brings high electricity prices

A flash survey shows almost two-thirds of Estonians do not support meeting climate goals if that means a large increase in electricity prices.

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September 21, 2021
Romanian forests, Europe's biodiversity heartland, are at risk

Romanian forests are disappearing at an alarming rate due to illegal logging which corrupt state institutions have been unable to curb.

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September 20, 2021
Rapid climate change is influencing evolution

As the climate changes, so do warm-blooded animals. Warmer temperatures are causing numerous species to try and stay cooler through various evolutionary adaptations.

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September 20, 2021
How can the Arctic Council adapt to climate change?

It's survived 25 years of bumpy relations between Russia and 'The West', but will it manage to adapt to climate change?

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September 17, 2021
It's Global Week to #ACT4SDGs 2021

The Global Week to Act for Sustainable Development Goals runs from 17-28 September, find out what it is and how to take part.

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September 14, 2021
The state of soil: Problems and solutions under our feet

We don't pay enough attention to what is happening under our feet. Prof. Claire Chenu, a soil expert, explains why it matters.

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September 13, 2021
Amazon deforestation slows for the second month in a row

Even though deforestation is continuing at a terrifying rate, the rate of clearance has gone down for the last two months.

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September 12, 2021
Tallinn wins European Green Capital 2023

At the fifth attempt Tallinn has beaten 15 competing cities, to be awarded the title of European Green Capital for 2023.

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September 9, 2021
Drop 90% of coal and 60% of oil and gas to limit warming to 1.5°C

We need to make huge fossil fuel cuts to keep below a 1.5°C temperature increase and avoid the worst of climate change.

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August 31, 2021
The footprint of aircon is huge - Europe could slash it with chilled water

Air conditioning uses huge amounts of power, but there are options to reduce the footprint, like district heating with chilled water.

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August 24, 2021
Port of Tallinn unveils plan to be Baltic Sea green infrastructure hub

Port of Tallinn is putting hydrogen at the centre of a newly unveiled and ambitious green infrastructure plan.

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August 20, 2021
New study shows repairing the ozone layer is also reducing CO₂

We don't read much environmental good news, but the effects of the Montreal Protocol have been a rare success story.

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