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perovskite

Lowering CO2 emissions through the use of a new perovskite catalyst

The development of a novel perovskite catalyst may potentially pioneer new technology in the battle against C02 emissions.
green hydrogen

Using metal oxides as photoelectrodes for green hydrogen

Metal oxides are promising photoelectrodes for the production of green hydrogen with sunlight. However, progress until now has been limited.
innovative agriculture

How drones are making an impact on innovative agriculture

How using innovative agriculture methods such as drones are critical to Agriculture 4.0 and the changing climate.
NUDGE project

NUDGE project releases new survey on energy consumption and consumer behaviour

NUDGE, a project funded by the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, is conducting an Energy Transition survey to understand how we consume and save energy at home.
Archean water world

Clues to an Archean eon water world in the Earth’s mantle

A new study has found that Earth may have been engulfed by a gargantuan global ocean during the Archean Eon.
Device to harvest daylight

Scientists design ‘smart’ device to harvest daylight

A team of scientists from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore has created a device to harvest daylight and relay it to underground areas.
future of food

Future of food: Beneficial bacteria help wheat survive in the heat

Covering crop seeds with bacteria taken from a desert shrub can boost wheat harvests in hot fields and help crops survive heatwaves, which could protect the future of food.

Renewable energy source from hydrogen gas produced from water

Researchers from Linköping University are developing a renewable energy source from hydrogen gas produced from water and aided by sunlight.
The Amazon deforestation regrowth climate change

Protecting Amazon forests to alleviate effects of climate change

A new study led by the University of Bristol highlights the necessity of better protection for Amazon forests to alleviate effects of climate change. 
EU citizens and institutions and the Sustainable Development Goals

EU citizens and institutions and the Sustainable Development Goals

The Innovation Network spoke to MEP Jose Gusmao about the role of EU citizens and institutions in achieving the UN’s SDGs.
Protecting plant fertility from stress

Protecting plant fertility from stress

Researchers at the University of Warwick have found a molecular mechanism that protects plant fertility from stress.
convert carbon dioxide

Converting carbon dioxide into methane using light energy

KAUST scientists have developed catalyst nanoparticles that use light energy to convert carbon dioxide and hydrogen into methane.
microbial networks

How climate warming influences the stability of microbial networks

A new study analyses the impacts of climate warming on the complexity and stability of microbial networks.
LIFE programme

LIFE programme invests €121m into environment, nature, and climate action projects

The European Commission has announced an investment of €121m for new integrated projects under the LIFE programme.
cloud formation in the Arctic

Aerosols cause increased cloud formation in the Arctic worsening climate warming

Scientists now believe that cloud formation in the arctic, caused by iodine aerosols, worsens climate warming in the region.
climate action

New Green Consumption Pledge encourages companies to participate in climate action

The European Commission has launched its new Green Consumption Pledge, to inspire organisations to participate in climate action.
winter air pollution

Halogen gases from domestic coal burning worsens winter air pollution

A team of researchers found that reactive halogen gases from domestic coal burning aggravates winter air pollution.
climate change and food security

Plant sciences to tackle the challenges of climate change and food security

Professor Kazuo Watanabe explains how the centre is working to tackle the challenges of climate change and food security.
climate-related species extinction

Future climate-related species extinction could be less severe than previously predicted

Future climate-related species extinction could be less severe than predictions based only on the current trend of global warming.
environmental monitoring initiative

New environmental monitoring initiative to support Vietnamese shrimp and crab aquaculture

Vietnam has launched a new environmental monitoring initiative that will support shrimp and crab aquaculture in mangrove forests.

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