Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

14 February 2023

United States to limit airspace closures amid record rocket launches

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has reduced the time that airspace is closed for space missions. According to Simple Flying magazine, the FAA has cut […]
9 February 2023

Wind and solar power generated more electricity in the EU last year than gas did

Solar and wind power generated a fifth of Europe’s electricity in 2022, overtaking gas for the first time, according to the European Electricity Review 2023. The […]
7 February 2023

Scientists in Australia produce hydrogen from sea water

An international team of scientists in Australia may held the promising answer for clean energy by devising a unique method to split sea water to produce […]
3 February 2023

Europe’s groundwater reserves are drying up, worrying scientists

Europe is threatened by extremely low levels of groundwater reserves, following the prolonged drought in the summer of 2022. 1. Severe drought Scientists are raising the […]
2 February 2023

Meet the floating solar panels that stalk the sun

The innovative floating solar panels developed by a Portuguese company are currently fluctuating on a lake in the Netherlands. The installation, named PROTEVS+, is the first […]
1 February 2023

Green hydrogen market is poised to grow 47% by 2033

The global green hydrogen market was valued at US$2,018 million in 2022 and is projected to grow 47% by 2033. 1. Green hydrogen market The increasing […]
27 January 2023

Satellite constellations and rocket launches are threatening the ozone layer’s recovery

Despite the encouraging news coming from the United Nations saying the ozone’s layer is on track to heal by 2040, rocket launches deploying mega-constellations of satellites […]
27 January 2023

UK government invests £165 million in SAF production projects

The UK government is financing five projects working on the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The British executive announced £165 million of funding for these […]
23 January 2023

Why Climate Change is making winter sports even more dangerous

You’ll probably have noticed this already but we’re clearly not experiencing a very cold winter. Sure, we’ve had a few times where the thermometer hit below […]
23 January 2023

Why reducing carbon emissions from buildings is key to fight climate change

Construction never stops. With the pandemic more or less under control, buildings continue to be erected around the world at a speed few can fathom. And […]
20 January 2023

UK plans to deploy smart EV charging stations by 2025

The country is working with the energy regulator Ofgem to expand smart charging capabilities for electric vehicles (EV), including a two-way charging linked to home energy […]
17 January 2023

Earth’s ozone layer is expected to recover to 1980 levels by 2040, UN report finds

Earth’s protective ozone layer is slowly healing with scientists forecasting it to be completely cured within two decades. The ozone layer is on track to recover […]
11 January 2023

What is ‘climate quitting’?

Addressing global warming is more urgent than ever. With parts of Europe experiencing the warmest winter on record, there is no doubt action has to be […]
9 January 2023

Norway and Germany to build hydrogen corridor connecting the two countries by 2030

Norway and Germany announced a plan to build a wide-reaching hydrogen pipeline between the two countries by 2030. Initially, the corridor will transport blue hydrogen produced […]
8 January 2023

What is our generation’s responsibility?

What do we owe the future? In 1950 there were 2.5 billion of us on our planet, with the population growing at close to 20% per […]
6 January 2023

Flying robots are inspecting wind turbines

Wind power sits at the heart of the energy transition for many countries with the right geographical and meteorological conditions. Guaranteeing wind turbine blade maintenance is […]