Northern China chokes under severe pollution

Tens of millions of people across northern China were under severe pollution warnings Tuesday, with authorities urging them to reduce outdoor activities as a grayish smog enveloped the region.

Modular flow cells for sustainable chemistry

Electrochemical processes like water electrolysis will become increasingly important in the future in light of climate change and the resultant need for an energy and raw materials transition. The Fraunhofer Institute for ...

Australia's most powerful cyclone in 8 years to cross coast

A tropical cyclone nearing Australia is forecast to be the most powerful storm in eight years to hit the country, bringing wind gusts of up to 315 kilometers (196 miles) per hour as it crosses the northwest coast, meteorologists ...

Dammed thirsty: the cross-border fight for water

With half the world experiencing water scarcity for at least part of the year, the huge dams being built by some countries to boost their power supplies while their neighbors go parched are a growing source of potential conflict.

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