A nationwide survey by ecologists has revealed that over 2 billion US tons of carbon is stored deep under the UK’s grasslands, helping to curb climate change.
Business leaders are invited to discover how new materials are changing the world and providing scientific and commercial opportunities.
Submersible remote-controlled machines are to be created that will accelerate the clean-up operation at nuclear sites such as disaster-stricken Fukushima Daiichi.
Business-boosting environmental research and development programme scoops another national award.
Businesses are being urged to benefit from the technical knowledge and fresh ideas of leading students.
Leading climate change academic, Professor Gail Whiteman, alongside Stephen Rubin, Chair of the Pentland Group, Peter Bakker, the CEO of the World Council for Sustainable Business and Martin Chilcott, CEO of 2degrees, are gathering in London to launch The Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business to a corporate audience.
Cancer treatments, educational Minecraft software and space weather monitors are just some of the Lancaster University science and technology research and development projects being backed by a £50,000 innovation fund.
We should thank Volkswagen for the wake-up call. The scandal that has engulfed the company has highlighted how an overwhelming focus on carbon dioxide emissions has oversimplified the debate about the negative impacts of all our combustion engines.
Lancaster University Engineering department students William Wheatland and Phillip Rawcliffe travelled to Copenhagen to participate in the DTU Green Challenge (Gron Dyst) hosted by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).
Businesses are being urged to take advantage of a £300,000 funding pot aimed at boosting research and development projects.