The former Soviet Republic of Moldova – one of the poorest countries in Europe – relies heavily on Russia for its energy needs. A German NGO is helping increase the country's energy efficiency, starting with the residential sector.
Europe lags behind on several key renewable energy technologies, but there is a prominent exception. The continent's dominant position in power-to-gas technology cannot be overlooked.
The cement sector accounts for 7% of all man-made CO2 emissions, more than all 202 million trucks and more than the steel sector. Pressure is piling up on European cement companies to decrease their footprint.
The world needs to drastically cut its carbon emissions by 2050 to head off the worst effects of climate change. A new report highlights how cities could make a huge difference with local green initiatives.
A project in Moldova is building energy-efficient homes for disadvantaged families in a bid to reduce heating costs and emissions. Apart from offering residents a warmer place to live, the venture is also creating jobs.
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