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Can global commitments to reduce greenhouse gases be achieved?

Researchers have questioned whether the world actually has the methods needed to reduce greenhoouse gas emissions.

New system converts sewage to biogas

Researchers have developed a new method to convert leftover sludge to biogas, lowering waste treatment costs and helping the environment.

60% of UK compostable plastics do not fully disintegrate

A study suggests that 60% of home-compostable plastics do not fully break down in compost bins at home, eventually ending up in our soil.

How the presence of ‘forever chemicals’ could prevent the safe reuse of wastewater treatments

The presence of over 4,700 synthetic chemicals in treated wastewater could prevent its safe reuse and our long-term health.

Israel’s beaches are plagued by microplastic contamination

A study led by Tel Aviv University has revealed that the Israeli shoreline houses more than two million tonnes of microplastic contamination.

New project will analyse cities’ contributions to microplastic pollution

The presence of microplastic pollution in cities is damaging to our health and ecosystems. A new project aims to decrease our exposure.

Managing the London Underground’s air quality with better ventilation systems

Better ventilation systems on the London Underground could help to improve air quality, therefore reducing serious health risks.

Three UK microplastics scientists receive prestigious Volvo Environment Prize

Three UK scientists have been awarded the esteemed Volvo Environment Prize 2022 for their world-leading microplastics research.

Clearing up ocean pollution with mechanical devices may harm marine life

Collecting ocean pollution with mechanical devices may not be as effective as manual clearing and may even harm marine environments.

Combatting electronic waste with biodegradable circuit boards

A research team has innovated groundbreaking biodegradable circuit boards that look to solve the growing problem of electronic waste.

An invisible water crisis is affecting water quality globally

Researchers at Utrecht University have concluded that severe water quality issues are being caused by an invisible water crisis.

Scientists discover how nitrates in water are increased by soil

Researchers have reported that nitrate accumulated in soil plays an important role in the increase of nitrate in water when it rains.

High-performance air filter will aid in fighting pollution

A team of researchers have designed a high-performance air filter, which works to filter particulate matter in high temperature environments.

How does air pollution affect where you live?

New research suggests that the impacts of air pollution differ drastically depending on the location where the pollutants are emitted.

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Special Reports

Advancing CO2 conversion projects for the green economy

Discover how EIRES researchers are advancing CO2 conversion projects and using it to build important chemical compounds.

All the latest updates on American Lithium Minerals’ lithium projects

Discover the latest updates on American Lithium Minerals' lithium projects located across Nevada in the US.

Can studying bone microstructure solve the fossilisation mystery?

Discover how fossil bone microstructure research can help uncover a deeper understanding of human bone biology.

The critical role of helium in the automotive industry

Find out how Pulsar is using its helium assets to contribute to the important green energy transition through electric vehicle manufacturing.

Partner News

Pulsar Helium accelerates toward initial public offering with preliminary prospectus filing

Pulsar Helium has filed a preliminary prospectus in each of Canada's provinces, other than Quebec, for an initial public offering.

15 steps to successfully lobbying government for your cause

American Diversified Enterprises outlines the 15 essential steps to lobbying government for your cause and 12 that must be avoided.

Sustainability, innovation, and the bioeconomy: How to lobby for favourable government policies

Discover how lobbying is essential to influencing government policies concerning sustainability and the bioeconomy.

Lithium Power International comments on Chilean Constitution vote

Lithium Power International Limited (LPI) provides an update on the recent Chilean Constitution reform vote.

Special Reports Cont'd

A new light in the dark: Prospects and status of the Light Dark Matter eXperiment

Within the next ten years, LDMX - the Light Dark Matter eXperiment - will open new possibilities to explore the dark side of our Universe.

How should the challenges facing the energy sector be dealt with?

David Wilson, Director of Development at MGH Offshore, outlines the challenges facing the energy sector and highlights how the company is working to overcome them.

Enhancing and strengthening the excellence in interdisciplinary biomedical research at TRANSCEND (ESEI-BioMed)

The ESEI-BioMed project advances tumour diagnostics and nanomedicine in the frame of the new translational research centre, TRANSCEND. TRANSCEND is a translational research centre in...

IceCube: Paving the way for next-generation neutrino discovery

The IceCube Observatory could unlock the mysteries of the Universe through its advanced neutrino discoveries. Neutrinos are tiny, nearly massless particles that rarely interact with...

Partner News Cont'd

Lithium Power International: Quarterly overview 2023

Lithium Power International comments on activities in the lithium industry during the first quarterly period of 2023.

Lithium Power responds to Chile’s National Lithium Policy

Discover how Chile’s new National Lithium Policy will help to build legal certainty and take advantage of a historic opportunity.

How Chile’s eagerly anticipated national lithium policy will benefit the Maricunga project

Lithium Power International Limited has provided exciting updates from the company’s flagship Maricunga lithium brine project.

Revolutionary zero emission vehicle concept unveiled by First Hydrogen

First Hydrogen Corp. has revealed exciting new concept images for the company’s groundbreaking zero emission vehicle.