Dr. Arnd Köfler, chief technical officer at industrial giant ThyssenKrupp Steel, tells ENDS about his company’s plans to make steel with hydrogen, the prospect of a ‘green recovery’ and why a carbon... Read more
The European Environment Agency confirmed on Wednesday that trains have a lower carbon footprint than planes and cars, and are the “most sensible mode of travel” considering climate change. But what about the impacts of railways’ construction?
Infertility is on the rise in the western world after decades of exposure to harmful chemicals, according to a sobering new book. What will it take to avert disaster?
With Brussels still in lockdown a year on from the official declaration of the coronavirus pandemic, it is easy to feel like nothing has changed. But as John Kerry’s visit this week showed, the mood among climate diplomats could hardly be more different.
It’s not just Covid-19: a whole range of new diseases threaten to undermine the public health gains of the past few decades as a result of climate change. This week, the European Commission launched an initiative to help assess emerging threats to the EU.
Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, secretary general of Hydrogen Europe, tells ENDS about the group’s five-year journey from ‘a science fiction club’ to a major EU player, and why the bloc should not dismiss hydrogen from fossil fuels.
Montserrat Barriga, director general of the European Regions Airline Association (ERA), tells ENDS about the sector’s plans for carbon neutrality, the impact of ‘flight shame’ and its post-pandemic prospects.
Samuel Maubanc, general manager at Liquid Gas Europe, talks to ENDS about the liquified petroleum gas sector’s ambition to shift to bio-based feedstock, its prospects in a net-zero Europe and how the fuel could help bridge the urban-rural divide.
Marjan Minnesma, the director of Urgenda, talks to ENDS about the green group’s historic legal victory over the Dutch government’s climate plans and why similar challenges are unlikely to succeed in other areas of green policy.
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