(Northumbria University ) The reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel could become safer and more efficient in future after researchers found a way to modify the structure of molecules to remove radioactive materials. The research is published in the influential Chemistry – A European Journal (7th January 2020) and is described by the editors of the journal as being of great significance.
Computer modelling and long-term ecological monitoring will be essential to assess the environmental risks of the rapidly growing number of chemicals across the world, according to a new review paper.
Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC Chief Executive Officer Warren East warned that the aviation industry faces a damaging backlash from the public and regulators if it fails to step up efforts to slash carbon emissions.
Royal Bank of Canada CEO David McKay said any shift to a more climate-friendly economy still depends on fossil fuels.
Locusts by the millions are nibbling their way across a large part of Africa in the worst outbreak some places have seen in 70 years. Is this another effect of a changing climate? Yes, researchers say (Climatewire, Jan. 15). An unprecedented food security crisis may be the result.
The world’s elite gave a warm reception to the European Green Deal in Davos, Switzerland, this week, while environmental watchdogs focused on the sprawling plan’s many unanswered questions.
There are many things Europeans can’t agree on, but when it comes to the urgency of dealing with climate change, a stream of leaders from the euro bloc spoke with one voice on the ski slopes of Davos.
City leaders around the United States say climate change is causing increasing damage to their communities and is prompting them to take aggressive steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report released yesterday by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Government buyouts of chronically flooded homes are one of the most effective policy tools for building community resilience to climate change, experts say.
FREMONT COUNTY, Iowa — Southwest Iowa is traumatized.