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Tracing the ‘Fingerprints’ of Fracking Fluids

Hydraulic fracturing has been seen as one of the key methods of extracting unconventional oil and gas resources and has, for decades, been the subject of much debate as environmental campaigns fight against its impact on the planet which include substantial water pollution. New tracers have been invented to identify fracking fluids released into the environment. Read on

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Green Island

An island that wasn’t even on the map in ancient times is now setting the precedent for today’s and future civilizations. El Hierro, one of the Spanish Canary Islands, is the first island on the globe to run on 100 percent renewable energy. Read on

TIMES Pieces: Smart but Fair Meters

The European Union is looking to replace analogue energy meters in 80 percent of homes with digital versions – called smart meters – by 2020. Dutch company, Fair Meter, is looking to assist this process in a sustainable way, offering smart meters that are ethically and sustainably produced. Read on

Neurio: Making Ordinary Homes Smart

What if a piece of software could inform you about the energy utilisation of your home, push you to take the washed clothes out of your washing machine, warn you to switch off the extra appliances and just turn your home into the ‘smart home of the future’? Read on