A major part of global trade routes, the Panama Canal celebrated its centenary in 2014. However, the first attempt to build the canal failed. Kathryn Allen examines how the waterway, nevertheless, became a vital access point.
The UK government is keen to burnish its low carbon credentials and has unveiled a variety of measures for doing so over the past two years. But, Rhiannon Garth Jones asks, is it all just (the wrong kind of) hot air?
Rowena Sellens is CEO of Econic Technologies, a company that uses captured CO 2 in the production of plastics. Here, she tells Gary Peters how the technology works and the potential impact on CO 2 emissions.