O’MEGA1 is the first solar PV plant in Europe based on floating solar technology. [Copyright: @Akuo] The most powerful floating solar PV plant in Europe was inaugurated in southern France on Friday (18 October), marking another milestone in the development of solar energy. The Rhône valley in southern France is bestRead more

Denmark wants an EU-wide plan to ban petrol and diesel car sales or, at least, to have the option to do it at national level. [Photo: Shutterstock] Denmark, backed by 10 other European Union countries, on Friday (4 October) called for a strategy to phase out diesel and petrol cars,Read more

In this undated handout photo provided by International Union for Conservation of Nature, a critically endangered Sorbus rhodanthera is seen in Czech Republic. (Martin Lepsi/IUCN via AP) GENEVA (AP) — An international conservation group is warning that more than half of the European tree species that exist nowhere else inRead more

Global warming is threatening Australia’s beaches, the tourism industry and seafood production more than ever before, a United Nations climate panel has found.Experts have also predicted that Australians may have to adapt their living conditions by building walls to keep the sea from damaging their homes or by moving awayRead more

Sparrows are still quite common, but the study suggests that their numbers have dropped drastically over the past few decadesYAYImages/DepositphotosVIEW 1 IMAGE Even though a species may be considered “abundant,” there’s definitely still cause for concern if it’s becoming significantly less so. A new study indicates that this is theRead more