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Towards more sustainable cities

Compact, well-designed cities could be at the heart of achieving climate-change goals while providing more energy to growing populations.

Smooth operators in space

How supercomputers help to overcome the technical challenge of keeping satellites working smoothly hundreds of kilometres above earth.

The secrets of the EcoGenie

An experimental house in the Netherlands reveals how renewable technology can cut energy bills and carbon emissions from old homes.

Hydrogen cars hit the highway

Emissions-free cars move closer to the mass market with help from governments, car makers and a growing network of refuelling stations.

Bubble surfing brings savings

Similar techniques to those used by penguins to swim quickly and easily are now being used to cut fuel use and pollution by ships.

Growing up in a crowded world

To mark 2015 World Population Day, Inside Energy visited the world’s 7 billionth baby to find out what life has been like for her.

Widening horizons

How a training programme in Patagonia gives people new skills for the growing local energy industry.

Clearing the skies over Beijing

See how China is taking action to reduce air pollution, using renewable energy and replacing coal-fired plants with cleaner gas-fired plants.

Driving into a low-carbon future

What is the future for mobility when cutting emissions is crucial? Could it signal the end for the combustion engine? We ask one of our Chief Scientists, Wolfgang Warnecke. 

Health care far from anywhere

Advances in web and satellite communications are bringing specialist medical expertise to the remote places where we work, helping to save lives.

Shell’s pioneering films

See how award-winning documentaries made by Shell over the last 80 years have informed, entertained and tackled the challenges of the time.

Eye in the sky

See how we are using high-tech drones to go places humans would rather avoid.