Sturdier, safer, cheaper: India urged to build more roads with plastic waste
"Plastic roads will not only withstand future monsoon damage but will also solve the problem of disposing of non-recyclable plastic"
As scientists ponder "hacking the climate," poor countries are wary
Could geoengineering the planet to curb climate change leave people in poor countries better - or worse - off?
Bunch of old bananas or building materials of the future?
With the construction industry a big driver of climate change, can changes in materials make a difference?
From thin air to stone - greenhouse gas test starts in Iceland
Climeworks plans to suck 50 tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere over a year - roughly the greenhouse gas emissions of a single American family
Carbon-sucking technology needed by 2030s, scientists warn
"It's an unavoidable truth: we will need geoengineering by the mid-2030s"
Greenpeace boards ship in bid to halt delivery of UK-bound VW diesel cars
Britain aims to ban diesel vehicles sale from 2040 to improve air quality but activists say measures needed to be implemented now
ANALYSIS - Road to electric car paradise paved with handouts
State subsidies support sales of electric cars around the world, and Norway has the most electric cars per capita thanks to the most generous handouts
Rising Heat: Goat fire brigades
Over the summer, Europe has been scorched by wildfires, fuelled by hot temperatures, high winds and poorly managed forest and scrubland. In Spain, an independent fire prevention organisation has found a solution: working with shepherds and send their animals to munch on overgrown, high fire-risk areas.
Stretch for power: how high-tech yarn generates new energy
The twistron's most compelling feature was the ability to operate in sea water and potentially harvest vast amounts of energy from the ocean
Supervolcano minerals discovery to boost green cars - study
Expanding access to lithium is crucial to meet demand for new green technologies to reduce carbon emissions