The enegy locked up in biomass can be released through a liquification process to produce biocrude. Scientists say the green gold could eventually replace crude oil, but large scale testing is needed.
To meet the EU's renewable energy target, countries have rediscovered wood as a fuel. But conservationists fear this new hunger for wood might have disastrous consequences — for the forests, the people and the climate.
Africa’s eco-entrepreneurs can tackle poverty and climate change at a grassroots level. But, writes Lorna Rutto, the right policies and investment are needed if their creativity and innovation are to have an impact.
Several nations are investing in a bio-based economy to slash carbon footprints. At a recent summit, experts point out how more work is needed to realize bioeconomy's potential as a climate solution.
Digitalization is spurring on Germany's switch to renewables and away from nuclear. Power-generating homes, smart grids and new forms of clean energy storage are enabling Germans to go even greener.
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