Living beyond the moment: Why science-based targets and coalitions are the key to unlock climate action urgency

Living beyond the moment: Why science-based targets and coalitions are the key to unlock climate action urgency

Crowdsourcing sustainability: why we need everyone involved

Crowdsourcing sustainability: why we need everyone involved

BT's chief sustainability officer Niall Dunne argues that scaling sustainability is only possible with collaboration.

Society needs a reboot

Society needs a reboot

By making kids tech-literate, we give them the tools to change the world.

How ICT could lead the world in carbon reduction

How ICT could lead the world in carbon reduction

Data published earlier this month by the UK Government revealed that the UK's carbon footprint rose by 3% between 2012 and 2013.

Unlocking the potential of ICT to cut carbon emissions

Unlocking the potential of ICT to cut carbon emissions

When history reflects on the first half of this century, there will be a number of important stories to tell. The exponential growth of ICT is certainly one - and will be remembered as one of the great developments of our time. Climate change is another, though it remains up to us to decide whether the story will be one of the journey to carbon neutrality, or one of irreversible damage to our planet.

Sustainable city transport: revving up for innovation?

Sustainable city transport: revving up for innovation?

Globally, urbanisation is continuing at a significant pace, with 66% of the population expected to live in urban areas by 2050, with an estimated 41 mega-cities - those with more than 10 million in habitants - by 2030.

Bringing the green Olympic spirit back to London for 2016

Bringing the green Olympic spirit back to London for 2016

Across the world cities are awakening to the potential of green leadership. In Paris legislation was passed last year to ensure new commercial buildings in business areas have either solar panels or plants adorning their roofs[1]. Following London's footsteps, Rio is embarking on a low-carbon city development program ahead of its Olympics this year.

No more strawberries at Wimbledon

No more strawberries at Wimbledon

Something unusual happened at last year's Wimbledon tennis championship. The competition's 2011 quarter-finalist, Australian Bernard Tomic, was forced to call for post-match treatment after feeling dizzy. Elsewhere in the grounds, a ball boy fainted and was then hospitalised.