The challenges with cycling in Copenhagen

The challenges with cycling in Copenhagen

Anyone who has visited Copenhagen soon becomes aware of the bike lanes and the sheer number of bicyclists whizzing by all the time. Athlyn Cathcart-Keays writes in The Guardian that a variety of reasons is affecting the cycling culture. Even with these concerns, one feels confident that the cycling culture is not going to change … Continue reading

New report from UNEP and World Bank on sustainable finance

New report from UNEP and World Bank on sustainable finance

Natalie Risse writes on the SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) about the recently published roadmap for sustainable finance.   UN Environment, World Bank Issue Sustainable Finance Roadmap A report from UN Environment and the World Bank Group finds that sustainable finance requires a strong commitment from business owners and … Continue reading

Some questioning whether our air is “too clean”

Some questioning whether our air is “too clean”

It is hard to know whether scepticism on aspects related to air pollution and climate change is growing or not. The evidence should be quite obvious. But, there is growing denial. Emma Howard from Greenpeace’s investigative and environmental news platform, Unearthed, provides a good article in The Guardian about the rise of scepticism in countries … Continue reading

Improving energy efficiency in laboratories

Improving energy efficiency in laboratories

It is rare to find articles on specific topics such as energy efficiency in laboratories. Dr. Zara Kassam writes on the European Pharmaceutical Review website about options for improving the performance of laboratories, since they have their own specific needs.   How good design improves energy efficiency- Top tips for HVAC In April 2018, changes … Continue reading