US Naval research team produces hydrocarbon fuel from seawater

24 July, 2014 by Amanda Saint

A new fuel production technique could allow ships to refuel at sea, provide natural gas and slow ocean acidification.

The future is curation, says Sally Uren

23 July, 2014 by Sally Uren

We now have an unprecedented capacity to bring people together and enable them to act – but we need skilled curators to help them see the big picture, says the CEO of Forum for the Future.

Businesses must lobby for long-term thinking, says Ian Cheshire

22 July, 2014 by Ian Cheshire

We aren’t only piling up sandbags, we are piling up costs – says Kingfisher’s Group Chief Executive.

Jonathon Porritt: “I first dreamed up the idea of Green Futures almost exactly 20 years ago…”

21 July, 2014 by Jonathon Porritt

At the heart of Green Futures has been a constant desire to celebrate innovation, says the magazine’s founder, Jonathon Porritt, looking back on the journey so far.

How we’ll transform more stories into action

17 July, 2014 by Anna Simpson

Anna Simpson, Editor of Green Futures, explains why we are seizing a new opportunity to connect future shapers across the world with crucial information about change.

Panasonic’s Power Supply Container brings electricity to remote Indonesian islands

15 July, 2014 by Anna Rice

A stand-alone photovoltaic power container is being trialled in an Indonesian school prior to a potential wider rollout in off-grid areas.

FarmLog helps US farmers use land more efficiently

14 July, 2014 by Kester Byass

A new app aggregates data from across a farm and presents it in a user-friendly interface.

A battery that dissolves in your body

10 July, 2014 by Ian Randall

A biodegradable battery for short-life electronics has been developed by researchers at the University of Illinois.

Can Audi end the energy-wasting rush to beat the lights?

8 July, 2014 by Will Simpson

A new piece of in-car technology could see the rush to get through the green light become a thing of the past – and reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the process.

Solar and earth storage heating system for zero carbon homes

8 July, 2014 by Sara Ver-Bruggen

This system combines solar photovoltaics, an underground Earth Energy Bank and a heat pump system for warmth all-year round.


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