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Thaw slump events are local landscape degradations that are expanding with present-day warming in the Arctic, as explained by Maxime Thomas from the Earth and Life Institute at UCLouvain, Belgium.
Stephen Skinner, Professor of Materials Chemistry at Imperial College London, discusses the impact of net zero carbon policies and the challenges these present for materials and systems developers.
Krista Mikkonen, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change in Finland illustrates why a circular economy will provide the means to tackle the climate crisis and loss of biodiversity.
The team examined a mix of factors such as pollution, crime, access to education and healthcare - they found that in over 7,000 children, these factors directly impacted brain development.
April Hiscox, Associate Professor at The University of South Carolina Department of Geography, details what we need to know about air pollution at night in this special atmospheric science focus.
National Plant Health Week (10th May) sets out to discover why plant health matters, the threats plants face, and plant health science.
A population study of children born in a city in Canada found that air pollution exposure during pregnancy could cause childhood asthma.
Graham Chapman, a sustainable product and business expert and owner of Powerguard, explores how the aviation industry can reduce its carbon emissions.
Stephen O’Sullivan, Head of Enforcement Business Development and Sales at Siemens Mobility, discusses how the pandemic has affected plans for Clean Air Zones (CAZs).
Sarah Woolnough, Chief Executive of Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation, discusses the UK’s toxic air crisis, the invisible threat of air pollution, and outlines how policymakers must protect people’s health and create a fairer, healthier society.
Chris Jackson, CEO and Founder of Protium Green Solutions Ltd, explores how the public sector can decarbonise the demand of heat.
After going through decades' worth of data, scientists at the University of Cambridge explain the impact of wildfires on global ecosystems - from carbon dioxide emissions to the resilience of trees.
Used in medical settings for over 20 years, Sterilair is now being used in a wide range of close-contact environments to maintain healthy air quality.
Professor Georgiy Stenchikov, Chair of Earth Sciences and Engineering Program at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), explains how MENA accounts for more than half of global dust emissions, and the immense strain on the environment dust can cause.
Dr James Hansen, former global warming lead for NASA, has asked the UK Government to reconsider their confirmed plan to build a new coal mine in Cumbria.
Childhood air pollution has been understood as partially responsible for respiratory health - now, researchers are investigating at how exposure can damage cognitive ability later on in life.
Researchers are looking at how forests impact air quality, based on the classification of temperate trees and what that means for how the forest really works.
Wilke Reints, Managing Director of Siemens Mobility Limited’s Intelligent Traffic Systems business, turns our thoughts towards intelligent traffic systems (ITS) including comment on traffic volumes, air quality and electric vehicles.
Mark Grayston, Head of Product Marketing at Mitsubishi Electric, discusses the intrinsic link between air quality and health in our built environments.
Here, we learn about a British company launching a fast-acting antimicrobial coating that destroys coronavirus.