The Dutch student team RenewCO2 at TU/e is working on a technique that converts CO2 into formic acid. Using just electricity and water, the greenhouse gas is converted into a CO2-neutral chemical.
AgroExact installs local weather stations to supply farmers with information via an app
The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research says in a study that drained peatlands are one of the main causes of climate change. Even worse than aviation.
The DSM chemical group's research director in Geleen, Koen Janssen, believes that the world has to step up its efforts to combat climate change. "We need to go on the offensive."
Innovation Origins rewarded Carbyon with a Gerard & Anton Award in July. Carbyon's machinery filters CO2 from the air and supplies it in a purified form to make kerosene for aircraft.
Dutch research institute TNO will supply key optical equipment for the European Sentinel-5 satellite, which will monitor the earth's atmosphere for air pollution and emissions from 2022 onwards.
According to meteorologists, the summer of 2020 could be the third summer of drought in a row. In Germany, the east and southeast will be […]
To stop climate change and prevent the carbon dioxide content of the air from rising any further, technological processes are available that cut CO2 from […]
105 cities around the world including Berlin, Mexico City, Heidelberg, The Hague, Los Angeles and Iskandar have been named on CDP’s Cities A-List for their […]
The Dutch Technical University Delft (TU Delft) has become part of the International Universities Climate Alliance (‘Climate Alliance’ for short). The aim of this alliance […]
The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany is building a globally unique experimental plant that converts CO2 (carbon dioxide) from the atmospheric air into […]
The start-up Rebel Meat originally began with Skype meetings between Basel and Vienna. Biochemist Cornelia Habacher held a postgraduate position at the Univeristy of Basel […]
A few weeks ago I received a press release from Land Life Company in my mailbox with the following news: ‘In 2020, the Dutch company […]
In our weekly ‘follow-up’ column we feature a sequel to the best-read article of the past week. This week: A North Sea dam to protect […]
Everybody is familiar with the white condensation trails that planes leave in the air on beautiful days. Most people like them, but what few people […]
Climate change and its consequences can be felt all over the world. More and more species are threatened with extinction. Not only mammals and insects, […]
A dam right across the North Sea might be a protection against climate change, but the idea is – for now – primarily a warning
The sea-level is rising, year after year; up to an expected rise of up to 10 metres in the coming centuries. So how to protect […]
The forest fires in Australia, the countless floods and droughts, climate activist Greta Thunberg who was chosen as Person of the Year … Climate alarm […]
Trees are regarded as the lungs of the earth. That’s because they absorb and store carbon dioxide greenhouse gases as they grow. And that’s also […]
Earthworms, polar bears, bees and buttercups. Which animals and plants are best equipped for climate change? Which species can adapt or migrate and which ones […]