Water management planning approach deals with deep uncertainties

News Alert Issue 409, 26 March 2015  Science for Environment Policy About this service Contact the Editor Subscribe to this News Alert  In this issue Water management planning approach deals with deep uncertainties More adaptive approaches to planning could help policymakers deal with deep uncertainties about the future of our …

European Commission: Simple Swedish device effectively reduces harmful indoor air pollution

News Alert Issue 383, 31 July 2014  Science for Environment Policy About this service Contact the Editor Subscribe to this News Alert Summer break Please note that we will not be publishing the Science for Environment News Alert during August. The next issue will reach you on 4th September. Wishing …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: All teeth and claws? New study sheds light on dinosaur claw function

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   All teeth and claws? New study sheds light on dinosaur claw function Posted: 06 May 2014 05:41 PM PDT How claw form and function changed during the evolution from dinosaurs to birds is explored in a new study into the claws of a group of …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Synthesized ‘solar’ jet fuel: Renewable kerosene from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Synthesized ‘solar’ jet fuel: Renewable kerosene from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide Posted: 03 May 2014 03:49 PM PDT With the first ever production of synthesized “solar” jet fuel, the EU-funded SOLAR-JET project has successfully demonstrated the entire production chain for renewable kerosene obtained directly from …

eceee Industrial Summer Study – early birds register by 14 February

eceee 2014 Industrial Summer Study Retool for a competitive and sustainable industry2–5 JunePapendal, Arnhem, the NetherlandsEarly birds register by 14 February Register by 14 February to enjoy early bird discounts. http://www.eceee.org/industry/registration/Secure your hotel room now! eceee has reserved a number of discounted hotel rooms on site. Book now to secure your hotel room.Why an industrial …

Jordan’s wind project neglects massive European bird migration

Jordan’s wind project neglects massive European bird migration Jordan’s Tafila wind power plant just got financed with almost $300 million. Great news for energy poor Jordan, but bad news for the birds. The problem is that no outside party really thought about the birds: the turbines are being constructed along one …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Local communities produce high-quality forest monitoring data, rivals that of professional foresters

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Local communities produce high-quality forest monitoring data, rivals that of professional foresters Posted: 28 Oct 2013 05:54 PM PDT A recent study by researchers at the Nairobi-based World Agroforestry Centre and European and Southeast Asian institutions finds that local communities — using simple tools …

Science Daily: Top Environment News – October 10th

Urgent new time frame for climate change revealed by massive analysis Longer life for humans linked to further loss of endangered species Water and lava, but curiously, no explosion Historic trends predict future global reforestation unlikely Secret of cattle ticks’ resistance to pesticide Urgent new time frame for climate change …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News New camouflage coating fabricated from squid protein

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   New camouflage coating fabricated from squid protein Posted: 09 Sep 2013 02:22 PM PDT What can the US military learn from a common squid? A lot about how to hide from enemies, according to researchers. Butterfly wings inspire new technologies: From fabrics and cosmetics to …