Monthly Archives: January 2019

Cleantech to watch in 2019

From the harrowing IPCC report on global warming to cases of whales dying after ingesting many kilograms of plastic, 2018 was rife with stories underlining the importance of clean technology. So, what will 2019 have in store for the cleantech industry? Here, Matthew Stone, CEO of cleantech investment company US Cleantech, explores three clean technologies […]

Plastics from plants in building foam insulation could help prevent another Grenfell

A bio-plastics partnership has developed the chemistry behind a plant-based fire-suppressant building material that could have helped prevent the Grenfell disaster in London in June 2017. Grenfell Tower is a block of flats in North Kensington, London that suffered a major fire and resulted in 72 deaths. A public inquiry into the fire is still […]