Environment

US to tighten fuel efficiency standards
17 August 2016

US to tighten fuel efficiency standards

The US government has finalised new fuel efficiency standards for buses, large lorries and other heavy-duty vehicles, intending to drive innovation and echo recent advances that have seen plastics play a bigger role in cars and light vans.  Read more

22 July 2016

Emotions rising in plastic waste debate

Awareness of plastics waste issues has been increasing in Germany, as elsewhere in the European Union, due to initiatives on the Circular Economy, such as reducing shopping bag usage and marine waste.  Read more

13 June 2016

Solar Impulse arrives in New York

The plane’s arrival in the Big Apple – including a few circuits around the Statue of Liberty – marked the completion of the trans-America stage of its round-the-world trip.  Read more