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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...
Stress in the city: how does urban planning affect citizens?

Stress in the city: how does urban planning affect citizens?

The Urban Emotions project by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) assesses the spatial and social structures of cities to determine the relationship between urban...
How can European smog reduction save citizens billions?

How can European smog reduction save citizens billions?

New research has been launched today by InnoEnergy and Deloitte revealed that European smog reduction could save citizens up to €183bn. InnoEnergy is the innovation engine...
The science behind EU policy: the JRC art exhibition

The science behind EU policy: the JRC art exhibition

A new JRC art exhibition has launched to display the science behind EU policy at the Museum of Natural History in Berlin. The JRC (the...
Coral reef extinction: the global temperature rise warning

Coral reef extinction: the global temperature rise warning

The IPCC climate change report has warned that the global temperature rise is now heading towards 2 Degrees Celsius, which may cause coral reef extinction, a high...

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