Saturday, October 19, 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.

A team of scientists heads to Antarctica this week to investigate a mysterious marine ecosystem

Newly exposed Antarctic marine ecosystem to be studied

A team of scientists, led by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), heads to Antarctica this week to investigate a mysterious marine ecosystem that has been...
The European Battery Alliance

Driving battery production in the European Union

The 2nd meeting between the commission and member states will take place to discuss the European Battery Alliance. On Monday 12 February, the European Commission...
ZERO operates as an independent environmental foundation which works to enforce zero emission solutions

Embracing technology to prevent climate change

Marius Holm, CEO of ZERO, met with SciTech Europa Quarterly in Norway to discuss sustainable development in the North. ZERO operates as an independent environmental...
European solar: we need education alongside innovation

European solar: we need education alongside innovation

Emilien Simonot, renewable energy technology officer at InnoEnergy, tells SciTech Europa about why education is crucial to the future of Europe’s solar energy sector. The...
What is stopping the ozone layer from recovering?

What is stopping the ozone layer from recovering?

The ozone layer – which protects us from harmful ultraviolet radiation – is recovering at the poles, however, unexpected decreases in part of the...
Plastic pollution: An underestimated threat

Plastic pollution: An underestimated threat

Researchers warn that tiny plastic particles present a threat to creatures on land and may have damaging effects similar or even more problematic than...
Solar growth ‘threatened’ by EU market rules

Solar growth ‘threatened’ by EU market rules

Households, schools and hospitals that decide to place solar panels on their rooftop could be exposed to the same responsibilities as big energy utilities...

Pioneers of digital forestry, forest management and big data

There exist more than 16 million private forestry stakeholders and forest owners within Europe. MHG Systems is a pioneer in offering full digital services from forest...
Europe is expected to see a considerable increase in flood risk in the coming years, even under an optimistic climate change scenario of 1.5°C warming compared to pre-industrial levels.

Climate change: Europe to see increase in flood risk

Europe is expected to see a considerable increase in flood risk in the coming years, even under an optimistic climate change scenario of 1.5°C...
Global register lists invasive species

Global register lists alien species

The first global register of alien species shows that a fifth of 6,400 plant and animals catalogued are causing harm. Scientists have said that some...

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