Increasing Share of Renewable Energy in Europe's Electricity System

Germany raised the combined share of renewable energy in the electricity, transport and heating sectors to 15.2 percent in the first six months of 2017, according to the German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE). During the same period in the…

10 Houseplants to Purify Indoor Air

If you’re looking for ways to improve quality of air in your home, potted plants can be an efficient way to filter the air of various toxins and pollutants. Some houseplants have the ability to remove volatile organic compounds or VOCs from…

Artists turn smog fumes into awesome street art

The art empowers us to do good deeds, brings new perspectives on processes, and offers unconventional results that stimulate innovation, the development of new industries, creating jobs, products and services, inspires us to make the world a…

The death of combustion engines is just a question of time!

Diesel was once touted as a potential wonder fuel, promoted by governments, industry and science as a cheaper way to save the environment. Now it seems that the age of the internal combustion engine – and the pollution it causes – may well…

A Guide to Indoor Air Quality

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), exposure to air pollution is considered to be the major environmental risk to human health. Most of us are meanwhile aware that outdoor air pollution is bad for our health, but not that many…