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Research on Earthquake Engineering, early warning

National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering

Professor Pei-Yang Lin explains the The National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE) technology that can change the game.
green transport, low emission

Green Transport – Hydrogen on trial

Here, several common questions about the viability of green transport in the imminent future are discussed in depth.
Potato late blight in Europe

Potato late blight in Europe

Didier Andrivon delves into the disease that once killed 1.5 million individuals in Ireland: Potato late blight, also known as Phytophthora Infestans.
Varberg Calling

The City of Varberg: Varberg calling

Varberg's plan: Vision 2025 "Swedish west coast's creative hotspot" is a collective goal that was being engineered 2015.
environmental risks

Climate change: Modifying our views on environmental risks

Alberto Mantovani and Francesca Baldi - Istituto Superiore di Sanità in Rome, Italy, explain to us how the global issue of climate change is modifying our views on risks to the environment with comment on the main effects of chlorinated pesticides.
regional climate

Advances and challenges in regional climate modelling

Here, Dr Kevin Sieck from the Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS), details the advances and challenges in regional climate modelling today.
Offshore wind farm development

Offshore wind farm development and seafloor mapping

In this compelling piece of analysis, Global Aqua Survey share their expertise on offshore wind farm development and seafloor mapping.
arctic ice caps are changing

Climate change: Why are the Arctic ice caps changing?

Martin Sharp from the University of Alberta provides a compelling insight into the issue of precisely why the Arctic ice caps are changing.
Why should we care about radioiodine in the environment?

Why should we care about radioiodine in the environment?

Peter H. Santschi from the Department of Marine Sciences at Texas A&M University – Galveston and Daniel I. Kaplan from Savannah River National Laboratory share their views on radioiodine in the environment In this analysis, the focus is given to the pathways, from source to human risk and presents questions...
energy-efficient buildings

Zero emission methodology for energy-efficient buildings of the future

Peder Vejsig Pedersen from Kuben Management explains how is it possible to obtain a common standard for energy-efficient buildings of the future
urban environment

Finding space for trees in the urban environment

Nina Bassuk, Urban Horticulture Institute, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY explains the importance of finding space for trees in the urban environment. She also shares her thoughts on the value of green spaces in inner cities and how we should choose the best trees for this purpose
climate change adaptation

Individual solutions for each climate change adaptation challenge

In this e-book, the Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) sets out individual solutions for climate change adaptation challenges
Food Parks

Food Parks – innovative production of food

SSE-C Swedish Surplus Energy Collaboration SLU provides a fascinating insight into the innovative production of food in Sweden, as well as the importance of fostering healthy environments for all people.
Greening the inner city

Greening the inner city – How do we choose the best trees?

Nina Bassuk from the Urban Horticulture Institute, School of Integrative Plant Science Cornell University shares her thoughts on the value of green spaces in inner cities and how we should choose the best trees for this purpose.
agriculture

Agriculture, climate, change

Research crop scientist from the K-State Northwest Research-Extension Center, Professor Robert Aiken explores agriculture, drought and crop research issues, as well as climate change and the crucial role of satellite imagery in the field
Conservation

Conservation through the sustainable use of wildlife

The International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation provides a comprehensive investigation of conservation through the sustainable use of wildlife
harsh weather

Wood protection: Reducing the impacts from harsh weather

Herje Boström, CEO of Sioo Wood Protection AB in Sweden highlights the benefits of protection systems to reduce the impact that harsh weather has on wood
diversity in european cities

Dealing with diversity in European Cities

Dr Gideon Bolt from Utrecht University explores the compelling subject of diversity in European cities and how this is dealt with today
sustainable intensification of agriculture

The sustainable intensification of agriculture in Europe

In this in-depth analysis, Cristina Cruz, Professor Auxiliar at Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL) shares her thoughts on the sustainable intensification of agriculture (SIA) in Europe today
importance of energy efficiency

Innovation in food production and the importance of energy efficiency

Håkan Sandin from and Bengt Persson from SSE-C Swedish Surplus Energy Collaboration reveal their thoughts on innovative food production, as well as the importance of energy efficiency for both the industry and community

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