Thursday, August 22, 2019

Environment & Sustainability News

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Making green happen: hydrogen as a decarbonisation solution

Making green happen: hydrogen as a decarbonisation solution

Greenstat’s Executive Officer and Founder, Vegard Frihammer, explains why hydrogen as a decarbonisation solution and the role that Greenstat can play. Greenstat aims to develop...
Climate change reduces snow cover: the urgent threat to Arctic plants

Climate change reduces snow cover: the urgent threat to Arctic plants

Researchers from the University of Helsinki and the Finnish Environment Institute have published a paper on the urgent threat to Arctic plants due to...
Atmospheric research and technology: the Finnish-Chinese collaboration

Atmospheric research and technology: the Finnish-Chinese collaboration

Finnish Atmospheric Scientists have recently welcomed a number of top Chinese physicists, chemists and computer experts to their research space. Putian Zhou and Chao...
Plate tectonics: investigating and visualising our dynamic earth

Plate tectonics: investigating and visualising our dynamic earth

Professor Scott McDonald and his colleagues outline the Geological models for Explorations Of Dynamic Earth (GEODE) project and how it is supporting students in...
Plastic pollution: the UK industrial strategy innovations

Plastic pollution: the UK industrial strategy innovations

The UK government has announced the eleven winners of funding from the industrial strategy to develop innovative projects which reduce harmful plastic pollution. The Intergovernmental...
Adapting to Europe's climate changes: drought management strategies

Adapting to Europe’s climate changes: drought management strategies

In a new research paper, scientists have assessed the effects of the heat and drought from Europe's climate changes on crops. There will be a need for heat and...
Clean energy innovation: could Europe become the world leader?

Clean energy innovation: could Europe become the world leader?

For Frank Gielen, InnoEnergy’s Education Director, inspiring the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs is crucial to ensuring that Europe can be a world-leader...
How do insects contribute to ecosystem services?

How do insects contribute to ecosystem services?

Professor Timothy Schowalter argues that a better understanding of insect contributions to ecosystem services will improve our ability to sustain delivery of ecosystem services. Our...
Monitoring vehicle emissions: the JRC's new laboratories

Monitoring vehicle emissions: the JRC’s new laboratories

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is launching two world-class laboratories for the purpose of monitoring vehicle emissions to assist consumers and meet the European Commission's...
Arctic ocean acidification: the socio-economic impacts

Arctic ocean acidification: the socio-economic impacts

A new report has been released on the socio-economic impacts of Arctic ocean acidification, outlining the consequences locally and globally. The Arctic Monitoring and Assessment...

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