News tagged with sustainability

New membranes help reduce CO2 emission

The University of Twente and the German research centre Jülich are collaborating on developing membranes for an efficient separation of gasses, to use for the production of oxygen or hydrogen, for example.

dateJul 24, 2017 in Materials Science
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Video: Developing carbon management solutions

Global consumption of fossil fuels is causing atmospheric carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases to rise to levels that threaten human and environmental sustainability. These gases warm the planet and negatively impact ...

dateJul 20, 2017 in Environment
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'Don' and 'Hilary' storm near US

Off the Atlantic coast, Tropical Storm Don is thundering away. Meantime in the Pacific, a roaring tropical depression will be named Hilary if it grows into a tropical storm, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).

dateJul 19, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Reducing water use in agriculture

A new LMU project explores ways of monitoring global water consumption. Its primary goals are to determine the total volume of water required for food production, and develop incentives to encourage the sustainable use of ...

dateJun 21, 2017 in Environment
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