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Interview with Prof. Stuart Haszeldine on increasing carbon storage capacity

"50 Million tonnes of carbon storage capacity is welcome but it needs to be double that - we're already 50 years late on a 50 year problem", says Stuart Haszeldine, Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage Director and Professor of Carbon Capture and Storage at the University of Edinburgh (UK). Professor Haszeldine has over 35 years’ ...

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‘Heavy red meat eaters could be CO2-taxed in the future’

"However, we also propose that fruit and vegetables should become more affordable." Interview with Eric Lambin, Chief Scientific Advisor to the European Commission, about the scientific consensus towards sustainable food consumption in the EU and the new scientific opinion on this topic. If you rate the nutritional quality and the state of sustainable food systems ...

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Renewable energy for urban areas: biogas – its possibilities and limitations

When talking about renewable energy, most people think about solar or wind power. However, other forms of energy are also renewable. Bioenergy for instance is energy extracted from biomass, and it includes both energy coming from direct combustion of biomass and liquid biofuels, as well as biogas from anaerobic digestion (also called methanisation). Could generating ...

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Talking sustainability on TikTok: how ‘eco-influencers’ communicate

Joachim Allgaier, Professor for Communication and Digital Society at Fulda University (Germany), co-authored an academic paper on environmental communication on TikTok. The study found that the rapidly growing social media platform could have the potential to deal with sustainability issues in short and punchy videos without neglecting the complexity of the topics. He spoke to ...

Mala Rao interview: Sad girl and exhausted on cracked dry ground, Concept drought and shortage of water crisis

Mala Rao: ‘The eco-anxious should have access to information on how to contribute to climate action’

Mala Rao is Professor and Senior Clinical Fellow, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, and Medical Adviser, NHS England Workforce Race Equality Strategy and Implementation Team. How can climate change have an impact on mental health? Mala Rao: There are several direct and indirect pathways by which the climate crisis impacts ...

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Climate anxiety and young people

Young people are worried about climate change. Negative emotions can disrupt rest, which in turn can affect their mental health. However, climate anxiety can also drive young people to act. There is no way to prevent young people, even children, from knowing what is happening with the world. It's on the news, it's discussed in ...

Katariina Salmela-Aro interview: Sad girl and exhausted on cracked dry ground, Concept drought and shortage of water crisis

Katariina Salmela-Aro: ‘Climate anxiety is like a silver lining, it’s a driving force to do something’

Katariina Salmela-Aro is Academy Professor in the Department of Education and Supervisor for Doctoral Programme in Cognition, Learning, Instruction and Communication at the University of Helsinki, Finland. I view the concepts of climate anxiety and eco-anxiety as interchangeable. Are we talking about the same thing? Katariina Salmela-Aro: I would say that they are quite similar. ...

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How much has digital news consumption affected the public perception of climate change?

Digital news consumption has been overtaking traditional news consumption in the past decade. Academics are researching the effect this has on the public perception of climate change.