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Innovation - Environment - 18.05.2020
How fungi are becoming the future
How fungi are becoming the future
How will we be able to feed 10 billion people in the not too distant future without causing widespread environmental damage? How can we stop using petroleum and still be able to manufacture chemical industry products? These are just some of the questions which humankind is facing today.

Architecture - Environment - 18.05.2020
Experiments in the kitchen and architectural models in the sandpit
Experiments in the kitchen and architectural models in the sandpit
What happens when COVID-19 means architecture students have to get by without a workshop, electrical engineers without high-voltage laboratories and environmental scientists without field trips.

Environment - 15.05.2020
Durham academic selected as New Generation Thinker
Durham academic selected as New Generation Thinker
Dr Noreen Masud has taken up the prestigious role as one of this year's New Generation Thinkers (NGT) which will see her working with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and BBC Radio 3.

Environment - Social Sciences - 14.05.2020

Environment - Chemistry - 14.05.2020
"Lean lab" approach enables quick research ramp down
MIT lab offers a model for cost savings, productivity, and safety; principles may also facilitate efficient reopening in the future.

Environment - Life Sciences - 14.05.2020
Saving livestock by thinking like a predator
Cattle explore a predator-proof enclosure in Soysambu Conservancy, Kenya (Photo by Christine Wilkinson, funded by the National Geographic Society) For predators like wolves, cougars and snow leopards, a cow or sheep out to pasture may make for an easy and tasty meal.

Environment - Innovation - 14.05.2020
The future of recycling: 4 experts explain
The future of recycling: 4 experts explain
The NSW Government recently conducted a survey on recycling and plastic waste. Ahead of its findings, to be released later this year, four academics comment on research into recycling and the development of advanced waste conversion technologies. The New South Wales Government recently conducted a survey on recycling and plastic waste.

Environment - Event - 13.05.2020
Susan Solomon earns Killian Award, MIT's highest faculty honor
Susan Solomon earns Killian Award, MIT’s highest faculty honor
Atmospheric chemist is recognized for her "leadership in working toward real-world solutions to address the global climate crisis.

Environment - Economics / Business - 13.05.2020

Environment - Social Sciences - 11.05.2020
EarthLab announces Innovation Grant recipients for 2020
Research projects funded for 2020 by EarthLab's Innovation Grants Program will study how vegetation might reduce pollution, help an Alaskan village achieve safety and resilience amid climate change, organize a California river's restoration with tribal involvement, compare practices in self-managed indigenous immigrant communities and more.

Environment - Health - 11.05.2020
How will coronavirus shape our response to climate change?
The global response to the COVID-19 crisis could inform the fight against climate change, Imperial College London experts say.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 11.05.2020
3 Questions: Harnessing wave power to rebuild islands
3 Questions: Harnessing wave power to rebuild islands
In the Maldives, an MIT team is conducting experiments to combat sea-level rise by redirecting natural sand movement.

Materials Science - Environment - 11.05.2020

Materials Science - Environment - 11.05.2020

Social Sciences - Environment - 08.05.2020
The Changing Human Experience grants explore society's most challenging problems
The Changing Human Experience grants explore society’s most challenging problems
The recently awarded Cultivating Humanities grants fund collaborative teams tackling issues of public concern including political representation of women, changing narratives on sexual violence and emotional and behavioral responses to climate change.

Economics / Business - Environment - 07.05.2020

Life Sciences - Environment - 06.05.2020
Learning from Tiger King
Love it or hate it, "Tiger King" is a phenomenon that has brought unprecedented attention to the fate of captive tigers.

Environment - Health - 06.05.2020
Sawyer Series: "Bread and Water," Food Insecurity and Sickness
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation granted Carnegie Mellon University $225,000 for a 2019-2020 Sawyer Seminar on "Bread and Water: Access, Belonging and Environmental Justice in the City.

Environment - Health - 06.05.2020
Disease-carrying mosquitoes could be common in Europe by 2030
Disease-carrying mosquitoes could be common in Europe by 2030
Climate change could mean mosquitoes that can carry diseases like dengue, zika and yellow fever become established in southern Europe within 10 years.

Environment - Life Sciences - 06.05.2020
Life Sciences undergraduates track bird song and coral reef diversity from home
Life Sciences undergraduates track bird song and coral reef diversity from home
As part of the College's move to remote learning, 143 first-year students are taking a series of virtual field courses to investigate biodiversity.

Environment - 06.05.2020
Recent Australian wildfires made worse by logging
Logging of native forests increases the risk and severity of fire and likely had a profound effect on the recent, catastrophic Australian bushfires, according to new research.

Pedagogy - Environment - 06.05.2020

Environment - Economics / Business - 05.05.2020
Team of experts put forward a sustainable approach to coronavirus recovery
Team of experts put forward a sustainable approach to coronavirus recovery
Researchers from the UK's top universities have found that climate-friendly investment policies are the best medicine for a failing economy.

Environment - Economics / Business - 05.05.2020
Green COVID-19 recovery packages can boost economic growth and tackle climate change, researchers say
Green COVID-19 recovery packages can boost economic growth and tackle climate change, researchers say
Researchers find long-term, climate-friendly stimulus policies are often superior in overall economic impact - not just in slowing global warming. As ever, good can be extracted from even the darkest hour, but it requires clear thinking, imagination and bold leadership. Emily Shuckburgh An analysis of possible COVID-19 economic recovery packages shows the potential for strong alignment between the economy and the environment.

Environment - Economics / Business - 05.05.2020
Green COVID-19 recovery packages can boost economic growth and tackle climate change, study says
Green COVID-19 recovery packages can boost economic growth and tackle climate change, study says
Researchers find long-term, climate-friendly stimulus policies are often superior in overall economic impact - not just in slowing global warming.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 05.05.2020
Meat alternatives at the Empa restaurant
Meat alternatives at the Empa restaurant
«One Two We» is a sustainability program launched by the SV Group and WWF Switzerland. The goal is to reduce CO2 emissions of staff restaurants through sustainable food.

Environment - Chemistry - 05.05.2020
Drifting through the ice on board a polar climate research vessel
Drifting through the ice on board a polar climate research vessel
The German research icebreaker Polarstern has been drifting through the frozen waters of the Arctic Ocean since September last year.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 04.05.2020
John Marzluff explores how farming, food production and wildlife can coexist in new book 'In Search of Meadowlarks'
John Marzluff explores how farming, food production and wildlife can coexist in new book ’In Search of Meadowlarks’
Farming and food production can be made more compatible with bird and wildlife conservation, says University of Washington ornithologist John Marzluff in his latest book.

Environment - 04.05.2020
Forget carbon tariffs: Existing trade policies give dirty industries a boost
Countries around the world consistently apply lower tariffs on products produced by -dirty- industries than by -clean- ones, finds a new analysis. (iStock photo) In the United States and around the globe, products produced by -dirty- or high-carbon-emitting industries are facing significantly lower import taxes than their cleaner counterparts, finds a new paper from the University of California, Berkeley.

Environment - Life Sciences - 01.05.2020

Economics / Business - Environment - 30.04.2020
Data scientists’ global battle to create air quality forecast solution in Uganda
Data scientists are taking part in a global competition to create a computer process that will accurately predict air quality in Uganda - with the winner's solution being used to help the country's environment experts make policy and planning decisions.

Environment - Life Sciences - 30.04.2020
Cutting animal-based foods in US diet by half could prevent 1.6 billion tons of GHG emissions by 2030
Replacing half of all animal-based foods in the U.S. diet with plant-based alternatives could reduce climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions 1.6 billion metric tons by 2030, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Michigan and Tulane University.

Environment - 30.04.2020

Environment - 29.04.2020
Flooding and water management a growing challenge, academics warn policymakers
Flooding and water management a growing challenge, academics warn policymakers
Tackling an issue of growing environmental concern - water management and flooding - was the focus of The Forum's first ever online policy workshop.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 29.04.2020
Analysis: Seabed fossils show the ocean is undergoing a change not seen for 10,000 years
Dr Peter Spooner (UCL Earth Sciences) shares what his team's study of deep-sea fossils reveals about the changes in ocean circulation, and how that has affected ecosystems in the Atlantic Ocean. Changes in ocean circulation may have caused a shift in Atlantic Ocean ecosystems not seen for the past 10,000 years, new analysis of deep-sea fossils has revealed.

Economics / Business - Environment - 29.04.2020
Solar researchers across country join forces with industry to boost U.S. solar manufacturing
Solar researchers across country join forces with industry to boost U.S. solar manufacturing
U.S. Manufacturing of Advanced Perovskites Consortium includes University of Washington, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, solar companies and universities across the nation Working

Economics / Business - Environment - 29.04.2020
Local farms, stores fill gap for groceries
Reports of rivers of wasted milk and fields of rotting onions no longer needed by restaurants showed the limitations of the food industry to quickly pivot during times of great stress, but local farms and stores have stepped in to fill consumers needs.

Environment - Economics / Business - 29.04.2020
Phytoponics secures £500,000 funding
A company that began life as a Cardiff University student start-up has completed a £500,000 equity funding round.

Environment - Career - 28.04.2020

Environment - Life Sciences - 28.04.2020
Rite of spring: Making way for ducklings at Botany Pond
Botany Pond is a picturesque spot near the heart of the campus, beloved by the University of Chicago community.

Economics / Business - Environment - 27.04.2020
US must reduce dependence on China-dominated supply chains, says Baker Institute report
The United States must reduce its dependence on China-dominated supply chains for critical goods, according to a new report by experts in the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University's Baker Inst

Earth Sciences - Environment - 27.04.2020
A new approach to managing earthquake risk from fracking
A new approach to managing earthquake risk from fracking
Earthquakes caused by hydraulic fracturing can damage property and endanger lives. Stanford researchers have developed new guidelines for when to slow or halt fracking operations based on local risks.
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