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Europe sails towards electrified shipping fleets

Since early 2015, a mid-sized car ferry, the MS Ampere, has been traversing the Sognefjord in western Norway from early morning to evening, seven days a week — without a whiff of smokestack exhaust or a decibel of engine roar.

To achieve gender equality, we need women entrepreneurs

In 2018, we have an opportunity to accelerate progress towards gender equality. Movements such as #MeToo have shone the spotlight on an unacceptable status quo and demonstrated how too many women the world over continue to be deprived of respect and equal opportunities.

Academics asked to check visas of international visitors

An email asking staff at the University of York to check whether foreign visitors to their department have visas has raised concerns about the increasingly strict approach to immigration rules in UK higher education institutions.