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Environment & Sustainability News

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

How serious is air pollution?

How serious is air pollution?

Commissioner Karmenu Vella calls air quality ministerial summit for 30 January, and announces new measures to help member states comply with environmental laws. In a...
Europe’s largest transport research and technology conference, #TRA2018

Europe’s largest transport research and technology conference, #TRA2018

Transport Research Arena 2018 is the 7th edition of Europe's largest transport research and technology conference with the motto ‘A digital era for transport’. The...
Manmade climate change dwarfing natural climate trends

Manmade climate change dwarfing natural climate trends

Climate change caused by humans is now dwarfing the influence of natural trends on the climate, as a result scientists are disputing whether 2017...
Renewable energy and electric vehicles

Renewable energy and electric vehicles

Renewables and electric vehicles will see global CO2 emissions plateau by 2030, but this remains a far way from the 2°C temperature increase pathway. McKinsey...
Geothermal: Clean energy transition

Geothermal: Clean energy transition

The European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC) have reacted to the European Parliament plenary vote on the first half of the Clean Energy Package. The European...
Future of food and farming

Future of food and farming

Scitech Europa reports on the JRC analysis of the impact on the agriculture sector of different policy scenarios, providing a framework for exploration of...
World’s biggest wildlife reserve

World’s biggest wildlife reserve

In a global campaign against climate change, a wildlife reserve has been planned for Antarctica with fishing-free zone to help protect species such as...
European Commission sustainable development goals

European Commission sustainable development goals

The commission’s high level multi stake-holder platform met for the first time on Wednesday (10 January) on the follow up to the United Nations...
UN Environment and WHO agree to major collaboration

UN Environment and WHO agree to major collaboration

UN Environment and the World Health Organization (WHO) have agreed a new, wide-ranging collaboration to accelerate action to curb environmental health risks that cause...
Expedition to ‘health-check’ southern right whales

Expedition to ‘health-check’ southern right whales

An international team of researchers, led by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), to travel to the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia to carry out...

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