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Climate University

Climate University: Teaching and learning for a sustainable future

The Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR) talks us through the online learning opportunities available at Climate University to tackle the challenges of climate change and sustainability.
seafood side-streams

Developing new solutions for better utilisation of seafood side-streams

Charlotte Jacobsen, Professor and Head of Research Group at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, explains how the WaSeaBi project will ensure sounder exploitation of aquatic resources.
bio-based composites

SSUCHY: EU-project develops more sustainable & advanced bio-based composites

Vincent Placet, Research Engineer at the UFC/FEMTO Institute of Besançon, (France) and Coordinator of the EU project SSUCHY, highlights achievements in sustainable & advanced bio-based composites.
Accelerated decarbonisation

Accelerated decarbonisation: Sustainability’s global lifeline

Mark Chadwick, Managing Director, Sustainability Solutions UK&I at ENGIE Impact explains why accelerated decarbonisation is sustainability’s global lifeline.
clean growth projects

Government invests £134 million into clean growth projects

The UK Government has invested £134 million into businesses to develop ground-breaking clean growth projects and create more jobs.
green business

What should we be thinking about when talking about a green future?

James Brueton, Founder, EnviroBuild, explores what we should be thinking about when talking about a green future and what it means to run a green business.
sustainability obstacles

Overcoming the greatest sustainability obstacles

Valpy Fitzgerald, Director of Green Markets at Opus Energy, highlights the biggest sustainability obstacles SME owners are facing right now in and explores the ways in which they might overcome them.
addressing food waste

Why addressing food waste is vital for the green recovery of city centres

Jamie Crummie, co-founder of Too Good To Go, discusses the role of food waste in the green recovery of our city centres.
sustainability actions

Don’t let COVID-19 derail sustainability: Five sustainability actions to take now

Anthony Ainsworth, COO, Industrial & Commercial, npower Business Solutions, highlights the top five sustainability actions local governments can take now to plan their road to net zero.
supply chain emissions, CDP

What is being done to reduce supply chain emissions?   

Increased demand for renewables increases carbon exhaustive mining, so how can supply chain emissions be reduced?
innovation ecosystems

Cross-sectoral innovation ecosystems enable the European Green Deal

Dr Jatta Jussila discusses the benefits of open innovation and how cross-sectoral partnerships can better solve systemic challenges such as climate change and enable the European Green Deal.
sustainable food supply, solar energy

The “Green Deal” Greenhouse: A promise for sustainable food supply

Brite Hellas S.A, discusses the “Green Deal” Greenhouse, A Promise for Sustainable Food Supply starting with problems and needs.
heat pumps

H2020 TRI-HP Project: Trigeneration systems based on heat pumps

Here, we learn about the TRI-HP Project that concerns trigeneration systems based on heat pumps with natural refrigerants and multiple renewable sources.
Compostable plastics

Compostable plastics: Bio-Mi shares its R&D know-how

Bio-Mi from Croatia shares its expert knowledge when it comes to the compostable plastics industry in South East Europe, including insights into their exciting R&D activities.
extinction target

Scientists propose global species extinction target to preserve biodiversity

New research has proposed a long-term target to reduce species extinction rates, with an objective of a more natural rate of fewer than 20 extinctions per year.
sustainable businesses

Building more sustainable businesses in a post-COVID world

Dr David Dempsey, Country Leader and General Manager, Salesforce Ireland, explores how businesses can keep the environment in mind as they start to rebuild processes after COVID-19.
Climate change and biodiversity loss

Climate change and biodiversity loss: Nature-based solutions in the city are not just for...

In this climate change and biodiversity loss focus, Harriet Bulkeley, Professor at Durham University in the UK and Kes McCormick, Associate Professor at Lund...
climate justice project, bezos earth fund

Jeff Bezos creates climate justice project with $10 billion

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has made a donation of $10 billion to his new climate justice project, the Bezos Earth Fund.
sustainable development, Arctic,

Connecting the Arctic’s seas for sustainable development

Carole Plessy, Head of OneWeb’s Maritime Product Development, details here the role of connectivity when it comes to the sustainable development in the Arctic’s seas.
eco-friendly Christmas

How to have an eco-friendly Christmas: Tips for greener gift-giving

Yiannis Faf, co-founder of WhatWeWant, discusses how you can have an eco-friendly Christmas by reducing festive waste and ensuring sustainable gift-giving.

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