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France is the most food-sustainable country in the world

It was the first country to introduce food waste-specific legislation, which bans...

Reuters

In a world first, Palau is forcing tourists to sign an ‘eco-pledge’

A promise to ‘tread lightly, act kindly and explore mindfully’ is stamped...

Deutsche Welle

Iceland has built the world’s first negative emissions power plant

It sucks carbon dioxide out of the air and sends it underground,...

Quartz

Scotland may start heating homes with water from abandoned mines

Underground floodwater in old collieries is naturally warmed by the earth’s core....

The Scotsman

Developing countries are driving record growth in solar power

Brazil, Chile, Jordan, Mexico and Pakistan all more than doubled their capacity...

Carbon Brief

Georgia, USA, is replacing roadside grass with cereal to help prevent climate change

The grain, Kernza, was specially bred to have deep roots that draw...

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Pakistan will let homeowners sell solar power to the grid, helping end blackouts

The scheme hopes to double the electricity coming from solar arrays by...

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Nicaragua has gone from 15% to 52% renewables in a decade

Hit by extreme weather, the country – the second-poorest in the Western...

The Irish Times

Australia is launching the world’s first fully solar-powered train

While India has trains with solar-powered fans and lights, this one in...

The Sydney Morning Herald

Rwanda’s hardcore crackdown on plastic bags seems to be working

The new maximum sentence for making or importing bags is four years...

The New York Times

China wants to divert a Tibetan river into the Xinjiang desert.

Engineers are testing plans for a 1,000km tunnel that will ‘turn Xinjiang...

South China Morning Post

The world’s first floating wind farm is now producing energy in Scotland

The turbines, which are tethered to the seabed 15 miles off the...

Quartz