Engineering Energy & Environment

Ocean Cleanup’s Interceptor sets its sights on cleaning 1,000 Rivers in 5 Years

2 weeks ago — Long Read

A dutch-non-profit organization, The Ocean Cleanup (TOC), has launched a robot that wants to clean the waterways responsible for 80% of the world's river waste within the next five years....

Rolls-Royce plans to roll out mini nuclear reactors by 2029

2 months ago — Long Read

Rolls-Royce has unveiled its plans for 'mini' nuclear reactors that can be quickly assembled from prefabricated components. The British Engineering giant believes its idea of small easily assembled reactors which...

Microsoft set to reboot its carbon footprint

3 months ago — Quick Read

Microsoft has outlined radical plans to entirely reverse its carbon footprint by 2050. The tech giant said those who could afford to move faster and go further on reducing carbon...

Isle of Man aims to hit 75% renewables by 2035

3 months ago — Quick Read

The Isle of Man has revealed a new 'action plan' to tackle the worlds climate crisis by generating 75% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2035. In part, Mann's...

“My team uses crossbows and drones to collect bacteria from whales – and the results are teaching us how to keep whales healthy”

3 months ago — Deep Dive

As we drew closer to the massive humpback whale, I became painfully aware how small our inflatable motorboat actually was. I also realized I’d been unconsciously holding my breath and...

This German town disconnected from grid, goes 100% renewable (for an hour)!

4 months ago — Quick Read

Bordesholm, a small town in Schleswig-Holstein Germany, became a showcase for how communities could switch over to renewable energy for a few hours this week. Bordesholm wanted to demonstrate how...