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Environment - 30.03.2020
Using Fiber Optics to Advance Safe and Renewable Energy
Using Fiber Optics to Advance Safe and Renewable Energy
Berkeley Lab to develop innovative technologies to make offshore wind and natural gas storage more reliable Fiber optic cables, it turns out, can be incredibly useful scientific sensors.

Environment - Health - 30.03.2020
New report tells grim story of heat, drought and fire
New report tells grim story of heat, drought and fire
Record hot weather, drought and a devastating bushfire season in 2019 damaged our environment and natural resources on an unprecedented scale, according to the annual Australia's Environment Report.

Environment - Life Sciences - 30.03.2020
Where lions roam: West African big cats show no preference between national parks, hunting zones
Where lions roam: West African big cats show no preference between national parks, hunting zones
West African lions are a critically endangered subpopulation, with an estimated 400 remaining and strong evidence of ongoing declines.

Environment - Health - 27.03.2020
Environmental impacts of the pandemic: U-M experts can discuss
As the coronavirus pandemic forces millions of Americans to stay home, traffic on roads and highways has fallen dramatically and large declines in air pollution have been observed over major metropolitan areas.

Media - Environment - 27.03.2020

Health - Environment - 26.03.2020

Environment - Health - 26.03.2020
Case studies provide in-depth lessons about sustainability
Well before COVID-19 forced faculty to figure out how to teach their courses online, a multidisciplinary project to develop online case studies for sustainability was being developed across the University of Michigan.

Environment - Media - 26.03.2020
The value of science for critical decisions
In crises such as coronavirus, the value of research and facts becomes clear. Even when experts don't (and can't) have all the answers, we've got to listen to what they have to say, says Reto Knutti.

Environment - 25.03.2020
Grocery shopping during a pandemic: U-M sustainability expert discusses
Grocery shopping during a pandemic: U-M sustainability expert discusses
FACULTY Q&A As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, University of Michigan sustainability expert Shelie Miller discusses grocery shopping behavior, panic buying, the supply chain and food waste.

Environment - 25.03.2020
Renewable energy developments threaten biodiverse areas
More than 2000 renewable energy facilities are built in areas of environmental significance and threaten the natural habitats of plant and animal species across the globe.

Life Sciences - Environment - 23.03.2020
Anatomy of a frogfish: New book explores world of fishes with arms, legs
An illustration of the frogfish Antennarius pictus , published by George Shaw in 1794. From a new book by Ted Pietsch, UW professor of emeritus of aquatic and fishery sciences.

Environment - Life Sciences - 19.03.2020
COVID-19 pandemic disrupts U-M research projects far and wide
COVID-19 pandemic disrupts U-M research projects far and wide
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues its march across the globe, a wide variety of University of Michigan research projects are feeling the effects, both at home and abroad.

Environment - 19.03.2020
Increasingly mobile sea ice risks polluting Arctic neighbours
The movement of sea ice between Arctic countries is expected to significantly increase this century, raising the risk of more widely transporting pollutants like microplastics and oil between neighbou

Environment - Earth Sciences - 19.03.2020
Interview on World Water Day on 22 March 2020
Interview on World Water Day on 22 March 2020
Martin, Switzerland is now known as the "water tower of Europe". Will Switzerland still have an excess of water in the future? Overall, Switzerland will still have enough water in the future.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 18.03.2020
Launch Provider Named for Air Pollution Sensor TEMPO
Launch Provider Named for Air Pollution Sensor TEMPO
The Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO) instrument, a NASA satellite instrument lead by Principal Investigator Kelly Chance from the Center for Astrophysics Harvard & Smithsonian, will launch to orbit aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle.

Health - Environment - 18.03.2020
Exposome Research to Improve People's Health in Urban Settings
Exposome Research to Improve People’s Health in Urban Settings
By 2030, more than 80% of Europe's population will live and interact within a complex urban environment, consisting of a mixture of social and environmental factors.

Environment - 13.03.2020
Opinion: Why is UAE about to open four nuclear reactors’
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Paul Dorfman (UCL Energy Institute) considers UAE's decision to build four nuclear reactors despite being an area where solar energy is abundant.

Environment - 12.03.2020
Women in STEM: Dr Maria Russo
Dr Maria Russo is a Research Associate in the Department of Chemistry, where she studies the physical and chemical processes at work in the atmosphere. Here, she tells us about the links between climate and air pollution, the excitement of 'blue-skies' research, and achieving work/life balance while raising a family.

Environment - Health - 12.03.2020
New global centre of air pollution research as Frank Kelly group joins Imperial
Imperial is to become the world's leading centre for the study of air pollution, as Frank Kelly becomes the inaugural Humphrey Battcock Chair.

Environment - Social Sciences - 12.03.2020

Environment - Innovation - 11.03.2020

Life Sciences - Environment - 11.03.2020
U-M ecologist awarded Moore Foundation grant to study symbiosis in aquatic systems
U-M ecologist awarded Moore Foundation grant to study symbiosis in aquatic systems
University of Michigan disease ecologist Meghan Duffy is one of 15 scientists awarded five-year grants from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation today to study symbiosis in aquatic systems.

Environment - Materials Science - 10.03.2020
New record could usher in new era for solar energy
The future of solar technology is almost reality, with researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) setting a new record for the conversion of sunlight into energy.

Environment - Life Sciences - 09.03.2020
Climate change at Mt. Rainier expected to increase 'mismatch' between visitors and iconic wildflowers
Climate change at Mt. Rainier expected to increase ’mismatch’ between visitors and iconic wildflowers
Spring is coming, and with it comes the promise of warmer weather, longer days and renewed life. For residents of the Pacific Northwest, one of the most idyllic scenes of this renewed life is the wildflowers that light up Mount Rainier's subalpine meadows once the winter snowpack finally melts. These floral ecosystems, which typically arrive in summer, are an iconic feature of Mount Rainier, and a major draw for the more than 1 million tourists, hikers and nature-lovers who visit the national park each spring and summer.

Physics - Environment - 06.03.2020
19 new professors appointed
At its last meeting, the ETH Board appointed a total of 19 new professors at the request of the President of ETH Zurich, Joël Mesot.

Economics / Business - Environment - 05.03.2020
U of M Expert: Economic impact of nature
If the planet continues to suffer a loss of nature at current rates, world economies will lose almost 10 trillion U.S. dollars by 2050 and millions of lives will be affected, warns a new World Wildlife Fund report.

Environment - 05.03.2020
New Climate Emergency Funding for Govanhill Project
The University of Glasgow has been awarded around £250,000 by the Scottish Funding Council's Climate Emergency Collaboration Challenge for a new sustainable housing project in Govanhill, announced today by Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation, Ivan McKee.

Environment - 04.03.2020
A decade of sluggish action has left nations needing to slash emissions at twice the pace originally estimated
Experts have warned that a decade of insufficient political action on climate change has left the world with a vast gap between the current trajectory of global emissions, and where they should be heading in order to meet the goals set out in the Paris Climate Agreement.

Innovation - Environment - 04.03.2020
Bristol Digital Futures Institute selects its first fellow
Bristol Digital Futures Institute selects its first fellow
Stephen brings more than 20 years' experience in innovation and collaborative research projects to the University's newest research institute, as well expertise in developing smart, sustainable and inclusive cities.

Environment - Architecture - 04.03.2020
New approach to sustainable building takes shape in Boston
New approach to sustainable building takes shape in Boston
A five-story mixed-use structure in Roxbury represents a new kind of net-zero-energy building, made from wood.

Environment - Social Sciences - 03.03.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 03.03.2020
Eyes in space to spot bushfire danger zones
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) will lead the development of the first Australian satellite designed to predict where bushfires are likely to start and those that will be difficult to contain. The new satellite will accurately measure forest fuel load and vegetation moisture levels across Australia.

Environment - Economics / Business - 03.03.2020

Environment - 03.03.2020
’Biggest shift yet’ in British public’s attitude to risks of climate change
Britons believe climate change is one of the most important issues facing the country in the next 20 years, according to research led by Cardiff University.

Health - Environment - 03.03.2020
Legionella control efforts intensified in Switzerland - new
Legionella control efforts intensified in Switzerland - new "LeCo" project launched
Legionnaires' disease is becoming more common in Switzerland: 582 cases were recorded by the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) in 2019 - twice as many as in 2013.

Environment - Life Sciences - 02.03.2020

Environment - Innovation - 02.03.2020

Environment - Social Sciences - 02.03.2020

Economics / Business - Environment - 29.02.2020

Economics / Business - Environment - 29.02.2020
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