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Greenwashing in Online Fashion: Consumers are Being Deceived by Sustainability Claims

A new comprehensive database supports consumers in their search for sustainable products. Only 14 per cent of products with sustainability labels meet the research team's high credibility criteria.

Climate Pledges by Companies are not Ambitious Enough

Since the Paris Climate Conference, hundreds of companies have published ‘Net Zero Pledges’ in which they show how they intend to contribute to climate protection. But they are all not far-reaching enough, as the Climate Pledge Rating shows.

Can Nanomembranes Provide Cheap, Safe Drinkable Water Without the Need for Electricity?

Much of the world is wracked by water scarcity. Can high tech nano-engineering provide surprisingly simple and cheap solutions?

The Seas Are Also Being Deforested but One Startup Has a Simple Solution

Kelp forests play an important role in climate protection and biodiversity - but their numbers are dropping fast. Can this simple solution save them?

Satellite Technology Expose World’s Methane Leaks at COP27

Bloomberg has teamed up with an emissions monitoring organisation to expose the extent of methane leaks across the globe.

Can AI Computing Let Us ‘Talk’ to Sperm Whales?

A multi-disciplined project is using machine learning to decode the complex calls of sperm whales. Will we soon be able to 'talk' with them?

Low Powered Tech Can Heat and Cool Your Home Using Natural Humidity

Humidity is all around us, and it could be a power source that is going to waste. One Israeli startup is harnessing humidity for home heating.

Device Made for the Moon May Aid in Carbon Sequestration on Earth

A pocket-sized device intended for use on the Moon could soon play a key role in Japan’s ambitious plans to sequester carbon dioxide.

Is Zinc the Future for Renewable Power Energy Storage?

A new zinc-based battery claims to do away with many of the disadvantages of lithium-ion batteries, and at a lower cost.