Climate Change and Environment

EU-backed VALID project hosts a workshop to showcase advances made in hybrid testing for wave energy.
22 March is United Nations World Water Day, so this episode of CORDIScovery is on water: its quality and security of supply. We will travel from the high Himalayas and delve into the secret lives of freshwater snails to explore water cycles and the latest techniques for monitoring pollution.
Scientists show there is a clear connection between deforestation and a decrease in regional rainfall across the tropics.
An EU-funded project is empowering Europe’s household and industrial energy consumers to radically change the way they use energy.
Dozens of cities from across Europe are embarking on unprecedented action to achieve climate neutrality.
Two full-depth moorings have been deployed to enhance our knowledge of South Atlantic currents and ecosystems.
The tinder fungus’s newly discovered properties are inspiring biodegradable alternatives to current plastics and other materials.
EU-backed researchers are deploying a fleet of autonomous robots to tackle litter on the ocean surface and floor.
What do stakeholders think about the EU’s research and innovation (R&I) programmes? A public consultation has been launched to find out.
EU-backed researchers are testing a hybrid engine prototype – a major step towards their goal to redefine fuel consumption and emissions performance in plug-in powertrains.
A new study describes the unexpected discovery of a lead compound in Rembrandt’s ‘The Night Watch’, raising questions about the compound’s origins.
An open call issued by an EU-backed project is giving SMEs and other companies the chance to make their bio-based technologies and solutions market-ready.
From student challenges to 3D-printed copper components for particle accelerators, it’s all in a day’s work for the EU-backed I.FAST project.
A new paper highlights the opportunities, challenges and policy options related to ecosystem services provided by Europe’s forests.
A new policy brief sends a clear message: biodiversity can only improve if biodiversity-enhancing management on farms starts to benefit farmers economically.
An EU-funded project has launched the first of two open calls for companies interested in developing bio-based materials. Winners will have access to cutting-edge tech that will help scale up their innovations.
An EU-funded project reserves berths at two open-water test sites to demonstrate selected prototype wave energy converter (WEC) systems in 2025.
An EU-backed project prepares to test a new hybrid microgrid solution in Spain.
From cars to cans, we are surrounded by the enduring silvery shine of aluminium. We asked metallurgist Casper van der Eijk what makes it worth its weight in gold.
A new study suggests that traffic noise at schools has a negative impact on the development of working memory and attention in primary school students.
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