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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.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 27.04.2020
Drill projects set to break new ground on Earth and in space
Two new research projects at the University of Glasgow are setting out to consider exploration at different extremes. One will drill bedrock from beneath the polar ice sheets, with the goal being to retrieve scientific samples, and the other will look at new ways to drill extraterrestrial surfaces to greater depths than have ever been reached before.

Environment - 27.04.2020
Hurricanes twist evolution in island lizards
Hold that thought: a good grip can mean the difference between life and death for lizards in a hurricane - and as a result, populations hit more frequently by hurricanes have larger toepads.

Environment - 24.04.2020
Underprotected marine protected areas in a global biodiversity hotspot
Underprotected marine protected areas in a global biodiversity hotspot
Through the assessment of the 1062 marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Mediterranean Sea, covering 6% of the Mediterranean Basin, a research team led by the CNRS has shown that 95% of the total protected are lacks regulations to reduce human impacts on biodiversity 1 .

Environment - Social Sciences - 24.04.2020
Virtual climate resiliency summit stresses cooperation and connections
When Russell Furr , Stanford University's COVID-19 response lead and associate vice provost for environmental health and safety, discussed the connections between climate resiliency and the COVID pandemic, he displayed a picture of a beach.

Environment - Health - 23.04.2020
Coronavirus Global Slowdown Is Cleaning the Skies. How Long Will It Last?
Scripps Oceanography climate scientists ponder what episode tells us about global warming The coronavirus pandemic has produced startling images, not just of besieged emergency rooms, but of deserted highways, beaches, and other public places—of life interrupted everywhere.

Environment - 23.04.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 23.04.2020
Smart farming via satellite: NASA profiles UW researcher Faisal Hossain’s tech-based irrigation advisory system for Earth Day
Fresh water for agriculture is in short supply in India. Noting the 50 th anniversary of Earth Day , NASA has featured UW-led research based on satellite data that can help farmers manage water more efficiently.

Economics / Business - Environment - 23.04.2020

Environment - Transport - 23.04.2020
Pandemics and Pollution: A Conversation with Atmospheric Scientist Paul Wennberg
Editor's note: This piece is part of an ongoing series  on Caltech scientists who are researching the COVID-19 pandemic, each according to their own specialty.

Environment - Economics / Business - 22.04.2020
Finding joy in everyday biodiversity
By Sarah Cafasso NatCap's Gretchen Daily and Jeffrey Smith contributed to a new book, Earth 2020: An Insider's Guide to a Rapidly Changing Planet, a collection of interdisciplinary essays to celebrate 50 years of Earth Day.

Environment - Health - 22.04.2020
New Human and Planetary Health Fellowship
Stanford University's Center for Innovation in Global Health and the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, together with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) Centre on

Environment - Computer Science - 22.04.2020
UCL partners with the Met Office on weather and climate science
UCL has joined the Met Office Academic Partnership, with the University of Bristol, to work collaboratively on transforming data sciences to secure the UK's world-leading position in weather forecasting and climate prediction.
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