Who is in the right with 3D printing?

3D printing or copying poses potential problems for manufacturers and designers anxious to protect their rights, but could be an opportunity rather than a threat, as Flemmich Webb reports

Energy tech to watch

Flemmich Webb researches five top energy technologies with a promising future

Cleaning the cloud

Rapid growth of cloud technology has been accompanied by vast energy demands and concerns about its associated environmental impact, as Flemmich Webb reports

Inching towards 21st century

Policy reforms to help bring about a low-carbon economy are eagerly awaited, but investors want a 2030 decarbonisation target, as Flemmich Webb reports

Farmers must face new world order

Old patterns of agricultural trade are being swept away, reports Flemmich Webb, but business could be even better if barriers were lowered

Food supply must not cost the Earth

Meat, fish and grain are vital foodstuffs, but if we cannot make production and consumption more sustainable, we are in serious trouble, writes Flemmich Webb

Ageing power lines need makeover

The UK’s power grid needs a radical overhaul to make it fit for purpose in a low-carbon world, as Flemmich Webb reports

Cutting carbon boosts bottom line

With the economy in the grip of a double-dip recession, businesses are reducing costs and looking closely at discretionary spending. So, in such times, does a low-carbon strategy make sense? Flemmich Webb reports