International fashion brand H&M has pledged to take ideas from the paper industry to improve the circularity of its clothing fibres, after becoming the latest Global Partner of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
Research and development is the bedrock of innovation. A big investment in R&D indicates a thriving and entrepreneurial industrial spirit, and figures from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) highlight the countries spending the most – and least – on this important driver of economic growth, which covers three activities: basic research, applied research and experimental development.
Scientists have discovered the strongest evidence yet that “flowing liquid water” exists on Mars, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration said Monday morning.
Audi has admitted 2.1 million of its cars sold to the public contain software designed to cheat emissions tests. As the diesel emissions scandal rolls on, reports claim several senior executives across the Volkswagen group has been put on leave.
The final text of Agenda 2030, and its centrepiece, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are quite staggering achievements. But at some point they have to go beyond aspiration and into action.
Authorities have set Volkswagen a deadline for submitting a plan to bring its vehicles’ emissions into line with official standards, a newspaper report says. The move comes as another damaging revelation has emerged.
Innovations are new or significantly improved goods, services, processes and methods; they are social if they are designed to benefit society rather than the indiv idual. Very often social challenges cannot be met with traditional recipes and approaches.
What do Barcelona, Espoo, Grenoble, Groningen, Malaga and Paris have in common? They are the six cities out of 58 shortlisted for the first European Capital of Innovation award, the iCapital!
A heartfelt & moving story of how instruments made from recycled trash bring hope to children whose future is otherwise spiritless.
Almost everyday we see a lot of reports regarding climate change being published or re-published. On September 27 The Gurdian has published an article in which we can read another point of view. A scientist describes her week in Stockholm, where she and colleagues were approving the science in the most important climate change report ever written.