Thursday, August 22, 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.

Nabrawind has installed the world’s tallest steel wind turbine tower

Nabrawind has installed the world’s tallest steel wind turbine tower

The world's tallest steel wind turbine tower has been installed by Nabrawind Technologies. Nabrawind Technologies is the wind turbine technology developer supported by InnoEnergy, a...
The Arctic heavy fuel oil ban: why the Greenland Government backs it

The Arctic heavy fuel oil ban: why the Greenland Government backs it

The Greenland Government has backed the Arctic heavy fuel oil ban proposed by the Clean Arctic Alliance. The Greenland Government has backed the Clean Arctic...
NASA’s space laser to monitor Earth’s melting ice

NASA’s space laser to monitor Earth’s melting ice

On Saturday, NASA launched an advanced space laser to monitor Earth’s melting ice. The $1bn mission has been launched so that NASA can monitor Earth’s...
How to eat healthily and reduce your water footprint

How to eat healthily and reduce your water footprint

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published a new study on how changing your diet can benefit your health and reduce your water...
ASKFOOD: an alliance for the future of food innovation

ASKFOOD: an alliance for the future of food innovation

ASKFOOD: a knowledge alliance between businesses and HEIs in the food-related sectors to leverage innovation ASKFOOD is co-ordinated by The University of Teramo, Italy, which...
Wildfire monitoring in Europe is supported by the JRC

Wildfire monitoring in Europe is supported by the JRC

The Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s science and knowledge service, supports wildfire monitoring across the European Union. Have wildfires in Europe become more...
Global governments are behind on the greenhouse gas targets in the Paris Agreement

Global governments are behind on the greenhouse gas targets in the Paris Agreement

A UN climate change official, Patricia Espinosa, has recently warned that governments are behind on the greenhouse gas targets in the Paris Agreement which...
Disrupting the status quo: producer responsibility and the circular economy

Disrupting the status quo: producer responsibility and the circular economy

Linda Grieder of RethinkResource explains how the company’s Circado platform, which allows the convenient exchange of production side streams, could help producers deliver on...
C40 Cities pledges that all of their new developments will be carbon neutral buildings by 2030

C40 Cities pledges that all of its new developments will be carbon neutral buildings...

C40 Cities, the international climate action leadership group, has committed to introducing planning regulations for all carbon neutral buildings for its new builds by 2030 and...
Progress towards the Paris Agreement climate targets

Progress towards the Paris Agreement climate targets

SciTech Europa carries the comments of the European Climate Action Commissioner, Miguel Arias Cañete, at the EU for Talanoa conference, where he discussed the...

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