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Feb 22, 2024

Sustainable Design: Green Engineering in the 21st Century

Sustainable Architecture: Ecological Engineering in the Modern Era At the forefront of contemporary engineering endeavors stands sustainable architecture, a response to the pressing need to alleviate environmental decline and tackle climate change. In the 21st century, the ethos of sustainable architecture has transcended mere environmental awareness to embrace a comprehensive approach integrating social,

Feb 16, 2024

The Importance of Biodiversity Conservation for Environmental Sustainability

In the vanguard of contemporary environmental discourse stands the paramount issue of biodiversity conservation, a subject of incalculable value to the sustenance of our planet’s ecological equilibrium. This intricate tapestry, woven from the myriad forms of life that adorn our Earth, is not merely a testament to nature’s splendour but the bedrock upon

Feb 8, 2024

The Green Engineer’s Toolbox: Techniques for Sustainable Design

In an era where the spectre of climate change looms large over the collective consciousness of humanity, the engineering sector stands at a pivotal crossroads, tasked with the formidable challenge of reconciling technological advancement with environmental stewardship. “The Green Engineer’s Toolbox: Techniques for Sustainable Design” casts a spotlight on the innovative methodologies and

Feb 8, 2024

Recycling tyres and plastics with an ancient heating method

For thousands of years, humans have converted wood into charcoal through a technique called pyrolysis. Now, Jean-Michel Douarre wants to use this age-old method for a modern purpose: turning old car tyres into new ones. Douarre, the head of research into sustainable materials at French tyre maker Michelin, hopes pyrolysis will put his

Feb 6, 2024

Mining the depths: Norway’s deep-sea exploitation could put it in environmental and legal murky waters

ph. Icebergs floating in the ocean near Svalbard, an Arctic island chain on the edge of Norway’s proposed exploitation zone. (Christopher Michel/Flickr), CC BY Ashley Perl, University of Toronto Norway has a reputation for environmental leadership, from championing international biodiversity policies to its wilderness protection and ambitious biodiversity regulations. Now it is leading

Feb 5, 2024

How Argentina’s protesters are responding to a new president who wants to end environmental protections and sell off natural resources

Paula Serafini, Queen Mary University of London Argentina’s new ultra right-wing president Javier Milei, who took office in December 2023, has enjoyed a sudden rise to power. A libertarian economist who came to prominence for his aggressive, extremist declarations as a TV panellist, Milei managed to channel the desire for change of millions

Feb 2, 2024

The Future is Bright: Green Engineering and Renewable Energy

In an era where the clarion call for environmental sustainability resonates louder than ever, the realms of green engineering and renewable energy have emerged not merely as buzzwords, but as imperative cogs in the wheel of global progress. This investigative piece delves into the intricate tapestry of this burgeoning sector, where innovation dovetails