News tagged with co2 emissions

Reducing CO2 footprint with bio-plastics

Today, the vast majority of plastics are still made using non-renewable fossil fuels, especially petroleum. With concerns about environmental impact and climate change increasing, some researchers have begun to look for alternatives.

dateSep 23, 2013 in Materials Science
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Revolutionising European machine tools

From lathes and shapers to cutting and grinding machines, machine tools helped put Europe at the forefront of manufacturing in the past and remain essential to many industries, including aerospace, automotive, power generation ...

dateSep 09, 2013 in Engineering
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Making cars that are lightweight and crash-safe

Lightweight or crash-safe – must it always be a trade-off for auto makers? The answer is no. With a new lightweight construction technology, researchers are making it possible to do both. The result is less fuel consumption ...

dateSep 04, 2013 in Engineering
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