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laser ablation in liquid environment

Further understanding of laser ablation in liquid environment (LALE) technique

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group, provides further insights about nanomaterials, focussing here on the laser ablation in liquid environment (LALE) technique.
clean energy transition

The clean energy transition challenge

Neil Ballinger, head of EMEA sales at EU Automation, discusses what will happen to the existing infrastructures and workforce once we transition to clean energy sources.
less plastic packaging

European consumers willing to pay more for reduced plastic packaging

Six in ten (62%) European consumers say they would be willing to put their money where their mouth is and pay more for food products that contain less plastic packaging.

Hydrogen on trial: Fuel cell RCVs and the future

Hydrogen fuel cell RCVs will take to the streets in seven European cities this year as part of an EU-funded project to assess the viability of this technology to decarbonise waste fleets. Geesinknorba is supplying the H2 RCV to partner city Aberdeen.
Urban tree estabishment - Balled and burlapped tree

Transplanting: The final step towards successful urban tree establishment

Dr Nina Bassuk from the School of Integrative Plant Science discusses the importance of transplanting in urban tree establishment.
healthy economic development

Rebooting the economic engine: Fostering healthy economic development

Jocelyn Blériot – Executive Lead, International Institutions & Governments, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, shares his thoughts on how fostering healthy economic development while addressing the challenges faced on the environmental front involves co-creation mechanisms between the private and the public sector.
national toxicology program

The National Toxicology Program: Needs and opportunities

Open Access Government spoke to Dr Brian Berridge, Associate Director of the National Toxicology Program (NTP) in the U.S., about the needs and opportunities he sees within the NTP.
European Commissioner for Agriculture

The priorities of the new European Commissioner for Agriculture

The priorities of the new European Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski are placed under the spotlight here by Open Access Government.
Reducing CO2 emissions

Reducing CO2 emissions in the European transport sector

The priorities for the European Commissioner for Transport, Adina Vălean, are explored here with a focus on the importance of reducing CO2 emissions in the sector.
Europe’s future, sustainability

Sustainability must be at the heart of Europe’s future

Vice-President of the European Economic and Social Committee, Isabel Caño Aguilar, argues here that sustainability must be at the heart of Europe’s future.
anion exchange membrane, computer simulation

Anion-exchange membranes with high hydroxide conductivity: First-principles computer modelling

Here, we find out about first-principles computer simulations performed in the group of Prof Mark E. Tuckerman, who uncover principles for designing high-performance alkaline anion exchange membrane (AEM) fuel cells.
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.
Thermo-Catalytic Reforming

Thermo-Catalytic Reforming: Converting biogenic residues into products for a low carbon economy

Dr.-Ing. Robert Daschner from Fraunhofer UMSICHT, Institute Branch Sulzbach-Rosenberg, describes experiences from scale-up to validate technology and process into industrially relevant environments.
impact of fossil fuels

Green transport: Combatting the impact of fossil fuels

Cllr David Renard, Chairman of the LGA’s Economy, Environment, Housing and Transport Board and Leader of Swindon Borough Council, outlines here how new vehicle technologies and other measures can help combat the impact of fossil fuels.
water purification

Making nanocellulose filters for water purification with underutilised biomass

This chemistry focus delves into making nanocellulose filters for water purification with underutilised biomass, as described here by Benjamin Hsiao from Stony Brook University in the U.S.
protect plant health

2020: This is the year to protect plant health!

Greg Rosenthal, Communications Specialist at the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, highlights why 2020 is the year to protect plant health and argues that thriving plants mean thriving people.
organic crops

Late blight and organic crops: Solving the arduous copper equation

Didier Andrivon from INRA underlines late blight and organic crops, including solving the arduous copper equation.
Supercell storms

Understanding the world’s most devastating tornadoes and supercell storms

Leigh Orf discusses his research team’s recent breakthrough thunderstorm simulations at the University of Wisconsin–Madison Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC).
assessing the health impact, particles and aerosols

Improving the foundation for assessing the health impact of particles and aerosols

Anders Brostrøm & Kristian Mølhave from DTU Nanolab, Technical University of Denmark, share their views on improving the foundation for assessing the health impact of particles and aerosols.
Climate leadership

Connecting the dots to enable climate leadership at all levels

Lars Tveen, President of Danfoss Heating Segment, underlines the importance of connecting the dots to enable climate leadership at all levels.

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