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New Report Reveals The Most Energy-Intensive Industries In Denmark

September 22nd, 2019 | by Jesper Berggreen

In a new report, based on the newest Danish statistics, Thea Gehrchen from GreenMatch.dk has summed up just how much energy the different industries in Denmark consume, which comes in quite handy while we wait for our new government to release a new proposal for a national climate law for the country, with binding targets no less


Carl’s Jr Upgrades Its Menu With Beyond Beef Patties

May 2nd, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Carl's Jr is beefing up its lineup of flame broiled sandwiches with a new patty that promises to take its sandwiches Beyond Beef. The fast food chain is adding the Beyond Beef burger to its menu by upgrading its flagship Famous Star burger to what they are calling the Beyond Famous Star


How To Feed 530 Million Europeans With Sustainable Food By 2050

April 11th, 2019 | by The Beam

On the bright side, the European food system provides 4.2 million jobs in Europe, feeds more than 500 million Europeans, and its greenhouse gases emissions have decreased 20% since 1990. But the social and environmental impacts of the European food system is alarming. Diet-related diseases such as diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease are growing at an alarming rate


The Challenges Of Feeding The World In The Face Of Climate Change

March 16th, 2019 | by The Beam

Ndoni Mcunu was born in KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, a south-east province of South Africa. “I have always been strongly supported by my family,” explains Ndoni, who is now pursuing a PhD in environmental science with a focus on agriculture, food security and climate change. We asked Ndoni about the challenges of feeding the growing earth population within the climate change context. We also talked about the importance of raising awareness and providing knowledge about science and research for university students as well as rural women all over the world


California Startup Apeel Sciences Reduces Food Waste By Protecting Produce

August 27th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

The southern-California startup Apeel Sciences is using a plant-based material to prevent food waste. The company makes a protective powder that farmers can add water to in order to spray on produce. The mixture creates a layer of protection on top of the natural peel of a fruit or vegetable to reduce perishability


Future Of Food: Insects On The Menu

August 17th, 2018 | by The Beam

With world populations soaring, food production is set to see a bigger demand in our lifetime. But with land scarcity, overfishing, and threats from climate change, traditional animal farming is unsustainable, and organizations such as the United Nations believe it imperative to find new ways of sourcing food. Could the answer lie in insects


The Last Homely Hobbit-Hole East Of The Sea

June 30th, 2018 | by Andy Miles

ometimes, on CleanTechnica, I have seen articles extolling the virtues of futuristic designs for service stations for electric vehicle drivers that include full user facilities for their refreshment and entertainment. As Ringo Star said when asked about the new topless bathing costumes, “We’ve bin wearin’um for years.”


Fake Minced Meat May Substantiate Base Reality Claim

March 2nd, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

This stuff looks and feels like meat to a degree that kind of scares me. There are even fine specks of white fatty bits in it, from coconut oil I guess. And by now, thoughts start bothering me about why this product has to be like the real thing? What is real anyway?


On The Ground In Puerto Rico — Part 2

November 13th, 2017 | by George Harvey

Joseph has installed all five PV systems, though not always as he had planned. He has also distributed food, water purification systems, and seeds. He started in the San Juan area, in a place called San José. The first of the 1-kilowatt (kW) systems was installed in a bicycle shop. Local people can gather there and get hit by a breeze from a fan as they charge their cell phones.



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