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environmental crime enforcement

Keeping our green spaces clean with environmental crime enforcement

Dyl Kurpil, Managing Director, District Enforcement, explains why outsourcing environmental crime enforcement can not only release a financial burden on local authorities but also achieve behavioural change that delivers tangible community benefits.
coastal economy

How to safeguard the future of the marine and coastal economy

Six new research projects have received funding to investigate how to safeguard the future of the marine and coastal economy.
carbon absorbing effect, carbon absorbing

California fires decrease natural carbon absorbing effect by 9%

In California, wildfires are a horrific, regular occurrence - now, scientists warn that the natural carbon absorbing effect of the forests will decrease by atleast 9%.
gigabites of carbon, climate

Satellite reveals six gigatons of carbon emitted from land

According to new observations by a Chinese satellite, six gigatons of carbon are emitted over land every year - equivalent to 12 times the mass of all living humans.
air pollution in indoor spaces

New projects to explore how air pollution in indoor spaces affects human health

Three new research projects have received a share of £9 million to investigate how air pollution in indoor spaces can affect human health.
EMBRC-ERIC (European Marine Biological Resource Centre)

EMBRC-ERIC (European Marine Biological Resource Centre)

The European Marine Biological Resource Centre (EMBRC) is a European 'research infrastructure' that provides researchers and companies with access to marine organisms and their ecosystems and the facilities to study them, including experimental facilities and technological platforms We enable researchers to better understand our impact on the oceans and ensure the sustainable...
July 2021 Asia

July 2021 Asia Analysis

Welcome to the July 2021 edition of Asia Analysis. In this edition, we hear from Minghui Zhang, Head of Section and Benoit Nguyen, Head of Department at DNV, who describe Asia’s renewable energy future, in India, Thailand, Malaysia and many other countries.
european green deal, bipv

BIPV: Powering the European Green Deal

When it comes to the European Green Deal, the push for a fully realised and functional infrastructure has never been so imminent - here, BIPV discuss how to get there.
combined heat and power, buildings

TED Gen: The Combined heat and power revolution

Here, TED Generation (TED Gen) explains how to improve the economic and environmental future of your business – using Combined heat and power (CHP) to decrease energy costs and rewrite carbon footprints.
underwater volcano eruptions, satellite

Scientists use satellite imagery to predict underwater volcano eruptions

A new study by Hiroshima university uses satellite imagery to predict underwater volcano eruptions - using sea discolouration as a measurement of looming danger.
shellfish

Why shellfish has a low environmental impact

Barry Crackett, Product Designer at Brushtec, takes us through a few of the ways shellfish can lower your carbon footprint.
July 2021

Open Access Government July 2021

The bumper July 2021 edition of Open Access Government provides in-depth coverage of policy issues globally, such as COVID-19, health & social care, research & innovation, digital transformation, finance, agriculture, environment plus energy.
Peatland

Agricultural short-term usage leads to peatland degradation with millennia-lasting consequences!

Bernd Lennartz, Haojie Liu and Franziska Tanneberger from the University of Rostock and the Greifswald Mire Centre report on the long-lasting effects of peatland drainage.
recycling to tackle e-waste

Why we need to think beyond recycling to tackle e-waste

Matthew Cockerill, an Independent Strategic Consultant, explains why we need to think beyond recycling to tackle e-waste.
implications of e-waste

The toxicological implications of e-waste

Here, Donald A. Bruun and Pamela J. Lein discuss the toxicological implications of e-waste and how to address this global problem.
accelerating innovation, circular economy

Accelerating innovation for the benefit of society

Open Access Government highlights the priorities of The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), as it works to advance innovation and combat global environmental issues.
green targets, sustainability plan

Hitting your sustainable targets need not cost the earth

Nigel Penny, Video Collaboration Specialist at Logitech UK & IRL offers some advice on how UK public sector organisations can meet their increasing government set green targets much more efficiently.
Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering

Atmospheric and Climate Modeling Research Group

Prof. Stenchikov discusses his Atmospheric and Climate Modeling Research Group and their research into better understanding of current climate changes.
e-waste

Managing the e-waste crisis

Here, Jonathan Wilkins, Director at EU Automation, explores whether a proactive obsolescence strategy could be the key to reducing e-waste.
normative framework, progressive state leadership

Climate leadership and a normative framework for political action

Here, Richard Beardsworth, Professor of International Relations at the University of Leeds, continues his series on the nature of progressive state leadership, pondering a new normative framework for political action and climate leadership.

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