Opinion

The Qanat system: Ancient technology for sustainable water use

Originally developed in ancient Persia, the qanat system of water channels was…

The rising tide of energy communities

Community energy is key to action on the climate crisis. It can…

Energetic women taking a stand

According to  a 2019 IRENA study, women represent only 32% of the…

Anything left to salvage in the EU’s farm policy?

Considering the many blows that our initial hopes for a fairer and…

Putting feel-good tree planting into perspective

Tree planting has been heralded as the accessible and affordable solution to…

Why the energy transition will fail without technology and trees

Research suggests little conflict between stemming biodiversity loss and a massive buildout…

Moving toward a zero waste lifestyle

It can seem like not a day passes by without more bad…

Improving grid interconnection to mitigate climate change

Decentralization of energy distribution is a popular energy solution, but interconnectivity on…

Searching for cities in forests

These classic works of non-fiction explore two different expeditions searching for lost…

It’s all about ecosystem restoration

This year marks the beginning of the new UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030), which follows on…

Digitalization: Fast-tracking the energy transition

Digitalisation could accelerate the energy transition and take the world to net…

The case for ending imported deforestation

The European woodworking industries, as pioneers in fighting illegal logging, offer critical…

A renewed chance for environmental justice

Communities that are most impacted by environmental harms and risks will continue…

Water challenges for the 21st century

The amount of water on Earth is constant and should be sufficient…

India’s urban water security challenge

As the world become increasingly urban, propelled by a lifestyle change and…

Our food, our planet, our future

The imbalanced relationship between these three interlinked concepts – food, planet, and…