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Environment - 20.02.2024
Energy Strategy 2050: the potential of millions of Swiss rooftops
Energy Strategy 2050: the potential of millions of Swiss rooftops
Five million rooftops in Switzerland - more than half of the nationwide total - are suitable for generating power.

Environment - Astronomy / Space - 20.02.2024
How to dim the consequences of global light pollution
How to dim the consequences of global light pollution
The harm excessive light causes animals and humans, plus mitigation solutions, are detailed in a new report Environment + Climate The harm excessive light causes animals and humans, plus mitigation so

Social Sciences - Environment - 20.02.2024
Funding to tackle challenges facing Wales’ rural communities

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 20.02.2024
Potassium in soil is running low, threatening global food security - study proposes way out
Potassium in soil is running low, threatening global food security - study proposes way out
Comment: Potassium in soil is running low, threatening global food security - study proposes way out Low potassium levels in soils around the world could pose a threat to global food production, writ

Environment - 19.02.2024
Opinion: Jo Brand translated my science - I'm certain comedy can connect people to climate change
Opinion: Jo Brand translated my science - I’m certain comedy can connect people to climate change

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 19.02.2024
Fruit and solar energy from the field
Fruit and solar energy from the field

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 19.02.2024
Can chickpeas and lentils grow in the UK? Scientists calling for schools to help find out
School children are being invited to help scientists find out if chickpeas, lentils, and other types of legumes could be grown in the UK. Scientists at the University of Southampton say that growing legumes in the UK could help to boost food security as our climate warms. Climate change is already impacting food staples like wheat and maize in the UK and other countries.

Health - Environment - 19.02.2024
Satellites power research on Earth’s challenges
Julius Dewald's strategy to combat some of the world's most intractable problems starts with a bird's'eye view more than 400 miles above the planet.

Environment - Social Sciences - 19.02.2024
Michigan Sea Grant funds $1.7M in new research to investigate lake trout, blue gentrification, and more
Michigan Sea Grant is funding six new research projects, totaling nearly $1.7 million, to investigate the shifting dynamics of harmful algal blooms, economic trends in coastal communities, emerging fish viruses, and other issues relevant to the Great Lakes.

Environment - 16.02.2024
From intuition to method: successful approach in the care sector now backed up by science
A treatment method that has delivered repeated successes over many years in the field of youth care, but had not previously been given a platform, now has a robust scientific basis, thanks to the PhD research of Carine Heijligers and Sonja Graafstal.

Environment - Laboratory - 16.02.2024
’My Green Lab’: Certification Programme for Scientific Laboratories

Environment - 16.02.2024
Bringing stars back to the sea 
At the Friday Harbor Laboratories , recovery is afoot. Scientists at this University of Washington facility in the San Juan Islands are working to help sunflower stars - a type of sea star - grow and thrive once again after their populations along the West Coast were devastated by a mysterious disease.

Environment - Campus - 15.02.2024
New collaboration between UU Geosciences and IHE Delft
New collaboration between UU Geosciences and IHE Delft

Environment - Event - 15.02.2024
International research centre inaugurated at Usquare.brussels: VUB and ULB expand with renovated former barracks

Environment - Campus - 15.02.2024
Games in the classroom and the boardroom: How ’serious games’ are helping us learn

Environment - 15.02.2024
Yolanda Picó: Tracking the footprint of pollution
Yolanda Picó: Tracking the footprint of pollution
Yolanda Picó is Full Professor of Nutrition and Bromatology at the University of Valencia and protagonist in «Science spaces» of Mètode.

Environment - Innovation - 15.02.2024
New sustainability projects at Western get seed money
New sustainability projects at Western get seed money

Environment - Social Sciences - 15.02.2024
Power dynamics in nature conservation
The "SCNAT knowledge" web portal provides guidance. The Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) and its network report the state of knowledge, based on sound scientific findings and in regards to Switzerland - for the attention of politics, administration, business, science and practice.

Environment - Life Sciences - 14.02.2024
Nature-loving volunteers plant 485 trees at VUB
Students and staff of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) joined forces with a group of their neighbours on Valentine's Day to plant 485 trees and shrubs along Nieuwelaan in Elsene.

Innovation - Environment - 14.02.2024
Collaboration can advance the greening of materials

Politics - Environment - 14.02.2024
Make science, not war: let science triumph
Make science, not war: let science triumph
As a scientist, on this Valentine's Day, I call on fellow scientists around the world: let us join forces and use science as a powerful tool for peace and cooperation.

Environment - Health - 14.02.2024
Climate change contributes to rise of West Nile virus in Europe
Climate change contributes to rise of West Nile virus in Europe
A team of researchers from the Spatial Epidemiology Lab ( SpELL ) of the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and the bclimate group of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) demonstrate in a new publication the contribution of climate change to the geographical expansion of West Nile virus in Europe.

Environment - Campus - 14.02.2024
Resilience Reflections #26: Resilience of civilisations?

Life Sciences - Environment - 14.02.2024
Engineering biology projects at UCL boosted by UKRI funding
Engineering biology projects at UCL boosted by UKRI funding

Environment - Earth Sciences - 14.02.2024
Historically low Great Lakes ice coverage: U-M experts available
EXPERTS ADVISORY NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory reported this week that Great Lakes ice coverage has reached a historic low.

Environment - Social Sciences - 14.02.2024
Anushree Chaudhuri: Involving local communities in renewable energy planning
Anushree Chaudhuri: Involving local communities in renewable energy planning

Environment - Administration - 13.02.2024
A conference, within the framework of the European green capital of Valencia, analyses the role of wetlands in mitigating climate change
A conference, within the framework of the European green capital of Valencia, analyses the role of wetlands in mitigating climate change

Environment - Media - 13.02.2024
Local journalism is a critical ’gate’ to engage Americans on climate change

Environment - Economics - 12.02.2024
Large Majority of Businesses Put Sustainability Front and Center
Large Majority of Businesses Put Sustainability Front and Center

Environment - Innovation - 12.02.2024
Scientists launch ambitious roadmap for circular carbon plastics economy
Researchers from the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Plastics , University of Oxford, have outlined ambitious targets to help deliver a sustainable and net zero plastic economy.

Environment - Life Sciences - 12.02.2024
Global deforestation leads to more mercury pollution
Scientists quantify a previously overlooked driver of human-related mercury emissions. About 10 percent of human-made mercury emissions into the atmosphere each year are the result of global deforestation, according to a new MIT study.

Environment - 11.02.2024
Working towards an inclusive research landscape 

Environment - Economics - 09.02.2024
Boosting Quality of Life: Resilient Delta Initiative and Collaborative Partners Secure Major Regio Deal Funding
Boosting Quality of Life: Resilient Delta Initiative and Collaborative Partners Secure Major Regio Deal Funding

Environment - Health - 09.02.2024
Imperial experts join Hammersmith & Fulham partnership to tackle air pollution
Imperial experts join Hammersmith & Fulham partnership to tackle air pollution
Researchers will partner with Hammersmith & Fulham Council and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust on local air quality research.

Environment - 09.02.2024
Rainy days in the Segura river basin were reduced by 14% between 1987 and 2021 compared to the previous 34 years
Rainy days in the Segura river basin were reduced by 14% between 1987 and 2021 compared to the previous 34 years
Research by the University of Valencia (UV) concludes that the headwaters of the Segura, Guadiana, Guadalquivir and Júcar river basins receive less and less water from precipitation and, therefore, their recharge is less.

Economics - Environment - 09.02.2024
British-grown beans available for purchase this World Pulse Day

Environment - Health - 09.02.2024
EPA’s new air pollution rules: U-M expert provides insight
EXPERT Q&A The Environmental Protection Agency's new rules for restricting the amount of fine particulate matter released into the air moves the current annually allowed amount from 12 micrograms per cubic meter of air to 9 micrograms per cubic meter of air.

Environment - Economics - 08.02.2024
Imperial launches new framework to determine engagement with energy companies

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 08.02.2024
Trees can make farms more sustainable - here’s how to help farmers plant more

Environment - Campus - 08.02.2024
Western road salt research tackles ’big interest’ challenge
Study of winter road salt tests multiple formulations against a variety of metals for performance, cost and harmful impacts The crunch of salt underfoot and the stain on your winter boots is all part of a typical Canadian winter.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 08.02.2024
What made Earth a giant snowball 700m years ago? Scientists have an answer
What made Earth a giant snowball 700m years ago? Scientists have an answer
Dr Adriana Dutkiewicz was inspired during a field trip to the Flinders Ranges to find out how volcanic activity turned our blue dot to an ice covered planet. Together with Professor Dietmar Muller and the EarthByte group, they've produced an answer. Australian geologists have used plate tectonic modelling to determine what most likely caused an extreme ice-age climate in Earth's history, more than 700 million years ago.

Environment - 08.02.2024
VUB hosts exclusive lecture and debate with leading American scientist Jan Golinski

Environment - Health - 08.02.2024
Opinion: In Chile, huge wildfires have killed at least 131 people - but one village was untouched
Opinion: In Chile, huge wildfires have killed at least 131 people - but one village was untouched

Economics - Environment - 08.02.2024
More finance firms acting on climate change, handful reach ’Gold standard’

Astronomy / Space - Environment - 08.02.2024
NASA Awards Inaugural Grants to Support Emerging Research Institutions

Environment - Campus - 08.02.2024
3 Questions: The Climate Project at MIT
3 Questions: The Climate Project at MIT

Environment - Social Sciences - 08.02.2024
Letter to the MIT community: Announcing the Climate Project at MIT

Environment - Social Sciences - 07.02.2024
Why we need connected strategies for net zero and levelling up
Why we need connected strategies for net zero and levelling up
In this piece, Professor Sherilyn MacGregor, Professor Matthew Paterson and Dr Helen Holmes, University of Manchester, discuss the 'Joined-up Sustainability Transformations' (JUST) approach.

Environment - Paleontology - 07.02.2024
66 million-year history of carbon dioxide shows climate is highly sensitive to greenhouse gases
66 million-year history of carbon dioxide shows climate is highly sensitive to greenhouse gases
The last time atmospheric carbon dioxide consistently reached today's human-driven levels was 14 million years ago, researchers have found.

Environment - Art and Design - 07.02.2024
Illustrating India’s complex environmental crises
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