Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Environment & Sustainability News

SciTech Europa brings you the latest Environment & Sustainability News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

World Coffee Research: the future of coffee

World Coffee Research: the future of coffee

World Coffee Research aims to grow, protect and enhance supplies of quality coffee while improving livelihoods of producer families. The livelihoods of coffee farmers and...
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Increasing the resilience of corals

Kazuhiko Koike, a professor of Hiroshima University, has found that the coexistence of giant clams with corals may be important for coral reef ecosystems. Giant...
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Climate actions with ecological composites

Wimao Ltd, a Finnish cleantech company, is doing its part to tackle climate change by creating technology that recycles mixed plastic waste and transforms...

SMURBS project’s portfolio of solutions for smart cities

Dr Evangelos Gerasopoulos, coordinator of the SMURBS/ERA-PLANET project, advocates for earth observation as an integral part of a smart city and outlines the progress...
Bioplastics car

Bioplastics are now being used in car manufacturing

A global speciality plastics provider has announced its collaboration with a leader in paint on plastics to create a new solution for interior painted...

Snuffing out coal in both hemispheres

Environmental policy and regulation is creating long term risks to thermal coal demand, particularly in Europe and other advanced economies, reshaping the coal market. Recent developments...
solar power

One of the largest solar facilities now on the grid

JA Solar, a world-leading manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic products, announced that it supplied all PERC modules for a 32MW solar-plus-storage facility. The facility is one...
Paper over plastic

Paper or plastic? The take over of the paper cup

Biodegradable paper cups have become a hit with food vendors. Take away containers, popcorn boxes, and coffee cups now all entail the safe and...

Saving anchovies with plant-based omega oils

A select group of farmers have pioneered production of Ahiflower — the best plant-derived source of healthy omegas in over 50 years, to be...
Green chemistry

Grants awarded to young green chemists

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has awarded grants for research in the field of green chemistry to leading young scientists. The...

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