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Thank you. It’s wonderful, genuinely, to be here today to talk about one of our greatest and most significant challenges, which is the levelling up agenda. As you can tell from my accent, I’m not from down South. And as you probably also know from my bio, I don’t have a degree, in fact, I …

Wingsail ferry Bound4Blue Shipowners and operators may be able to decrease their fuel-related costs and pollutant emissions up to 30%, thanks to a new system created by Bound4blue. The Spanish company aims at delivering automated wind assisted propulsion systems (also called wingsails) that can be integrated onto a wide range of vessels. The project was …

The UN has launched an online platform to promote science, technology and innovation for sustainable development. 2030 Connect seeks to provide policy makers, practitioners, students, members of civil society, and other stakeholders with a one-stop-shop for identifying expertise and networks of the UN system and its partners. The platform provides a cross-platform search function and feature …

<p>This means that, over the past four months, I’ve probably asked more than 1,000 questions to these folks about the future of the food system. There has been a lot of news to unpack this week alone, between <a href=”https://foodtank.com/news/2020/07/with-us3-million-in-grants-refeds-covid-19-fund-is-saving-food-waste-and-feeding-people/” target=”_blank”>funding food waste reduction</a>, <a href=”https://foodtank.com/news/2020/07/little-free-pantries-providing-covid-19-food-relief-in-seattle/” target=”_blank”>addressing community food insecurity</a>, and <a href=”https://foodtank.com/news/2020/07/corporate-accountability-report-details-big-business-influence-on-nutrition-policy/” target=”_blank”>understanding the …

The Australian oil and gas industry’s focus on the safe and sustainable development of the nation’s natural resources puts Australia in a strong position to meet the world’s growing energy needs – while incorporating a technology-driven strategy to curb emissions and address the risk of climate change. In lodging its submission to the Technology Investment …

A prolonged heatwave in Siberia is “undoubtedly alarming”, climate scientists have said. The freak temperatures have been linked to wildfires, a huge oil spill and a plague of tree-eating moths. On a global scale, the Siberian heat is helping push the world towards its hottest year on record in 2020, despite a temporary dip in …

Dr. Christina Lampe-Onnerud Founder and CEO of Cadenza Innovation WILTON, Conn., May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cadenza Innovation, the award-winning lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology company, today announced that Founder and CEO Dr. Christina Lampe-Onnerud was the featured speaker in virtual events by leading organizations, including the World Economic Forum, S&P Global Platts and C200. …

The Federal Government has unveiled its long-awaited “technology investment roadmap” setting out Australia’s energy priorities as it seeks to bring down carbon emissions over the next 30 years. Key points: More than 140 technologies including hydrogen, renewables, biofuels and carbon capture and storage were given consideration Australia has flexibility in using natural gas energy as …

PALM BAY, Fla. – The next generation studying global weather patterns and rising sea levels, could be a group of high school students working on the Indian River Lagoon. The students are part of Heritage High School’s Academy of Environmental Water and Technology. The academy is part of Brevard Public Schools’ career and technical program …

Election 2020: The 2020 US presidential election is a critical moment for politics, technology and policy-making. We cover everything from secure voting systems and disinformation campaigns to the future of jobs and plans to combat climate change. The Super Tuesday primaries all but narrowed the Democratic presidential field to a two-person race, inflaming a heated …