Circular Economy

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Flow batteries have significant advantages over their traditional LIoN battery cousins, and they’re getting better.   Love the Exponential Future?…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Sustainability is at the top of everyone’s agendas, and seaweed could be a secret weapon used in everything from biofuels…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF It’s very difficult to trace the origin of fibres and other materials, but now DNA tags can tell you exactly…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In ten years time the world will be inundated with old EV Lithium Ion batteries – and now we have…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Growing cotton is environmentally intensive and has a large environmental footprint – algae doesn’t and it’s just as good.  …

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hydropanels are a new kind of solar panel that generate electricity and water – and they could be game changing….

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This is the first commercial car that’s designed to be totally recyclable and re-usable. And hopefully the first of many….

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to 3D print wood opens a whole new world of opportunities and will improve sustainability.   Love the…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you think plastics can only be recycled to make new plastics you’d be wrong.   Love the Exponential Future?…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hydrogen has ten times the energy storage capacity of Lithium Ion batteries and is zero emission, but the technology needs…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We throw away far too much waste and most of it goes to landfill, but AI and robotics are increasingly…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Graphene is an amazing material that could transform almost every industry on Earth, from communications and computing, to energy and…