Nuclear energy: innovation and sustainability
Interview nuclear physics expert Prof. Bent Lauritzen "Nuclear energy will play a decisive role in a transition to a low carbon European economy", says nuclear physics expert Bent Lauritzen of the Technical University of Denmark. However, "continued research and development in nuclear energy provision will be decisive if the European nuclear industry is to regain ...
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 ...
AI in agriculture: benefits and challenges ahead
Artificial intelligence (AI) could greatly benefit and streamline sustainable agriculture in the EU at every point in the production chain, from farm to fork. However, it does not come without challenges to its implementation.
A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Jörg Dörr about AI in agriculture
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Dörr holds the chair of "Digital Farming" at TU Kaiserslautern. In this position, he is responsible for the research programs of the institute and has been leading the Smart Farming program at the institute since 2020. His work at the TU as well as at Fraunhofer IESE focuses on software and systems ...
A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Josse de Baerdemaeker about AI in agriculture
Josse De Baerdemaeker graduated from the KU Leuven, Belgium and has an MSc and PhD in Agricultural Engineering from Michigan State University. He is recognised as the founding father of the concept of precision agriculture, and his focus is on improving technology in crop cultivation, harvesting and handling to minimize losses and optimize yield and ...
EU project : ASSET
ASSET´s goal is twofold: first, to create a sustainable and scalable ecosystem including all energy transition and education stakeholders: a) Companies from the energy sector, b) Universities and training actors, c) Authorities and policy makers and d) Society so as to enable a) continuous bottom up creation of research, innovation and educational (RIE) services and ...
ESMH Press Review – February 19, 2020
Environmental sustainability, tech changes in society & data management: check out the ESMH selection of 21 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!
Is microbial protein the answer to the quest for ‘meatless meat’?
Can you imagine producing agri-products without having to use land? Finnish scientists and researchers have produced protein, manufactured by microbes, using electricity, water, nutrients and air.