An industrial area in the French region of Bordeaux underwent a complete reconstruction two years ago, with the focus on environmental sustainibility. Around 135 companies have set up camp there and are doing their bit to fight climate change.
There are plenty of exhibitions with a focus on nature and climate change in Germany, and they are popular with visitors. Few museums think green, however, and are changing practices and structures.
Climate protection is high on the public agenda and EU finance ministers want to get in on the discussion. They have many ideas on carbon dioxide emissions pricing, but are yet to find an answer, reports Bernd Riegert.
Companies remain torn between making socially responsible investments and meeting the short-term expectations of the stock market. But it's not all gloom and doom for green investors, especially in Europe.
Could transforming rubbish management play a role in meeting Rio de Janeiro's carbon net-zero goal? The city is exploring a new way of processing food waste, with a project that's the first of its kind in Latin America.
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