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Environment - Innovation - 09.07.2020
Fighting air pollution with artificial intelligence
Fighting air pollution with artificial intelligence
Start-up Hawa Dawa evaluates data on air quality Climate change, urbanization and growing traffic congestion: In this context, air quality is an increasingly important issue, especially for cities.

Innovation - Environment - 09.07.2020

Event - Environment - 22.06.2020

Environment - Economics / Business - 08.06.2020
Coffee production needs clear rules
Coffee production needs clear rules
Coffee - Germany's most popular drink - is grown by around 20 million small-scale farmers worldwide, who often live below the poverty line.

Life Sciences - Environment - 28.05.2020
New degree programs at TUM
New degree programs at TUM
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is launching two new bachelor's and five new master's programs in the 2020/21 winter semester.

Innovation - Environment - 18.05.2020
How fungi are becoming the future
How fungi are becoming the future
How will we be able to feed 10 billion people in the not too distant future without causing widespread environmental damage? How can we stop using petroleum and still be able to manufacture chemical industry products? These are just some of the questions which humankind is facing today.

Architecture - Environment - 20.02.2020
Living in the city and dying in the city
Living in the city and dying in the city
Students create innovative concepts for a hospice People receiving end-of-life care are usually cut off from the outside world in their hospice rooms.

Environment - Life Sciences - 14.02.2020
"Bioeconomy has many facets": Science Year 2020
A look inside the newspapers is enough to show us that, from climate change to plastic waste, humanity is confronted with enormous ecological crises which have one thing in common: fossil resources such as oil which, directly or indirectly, are contributing to the catastrophes.

Environment - Materials Science - 06.02.2020
"Cities are increasingly reaching their limits"
Extreme dry spells, shorter spring periods: Groundwater tables in Germany are declining.

Innovation - Environment - 20.12.2019

Environment - 19.12.2019
Freie Universität Declares State of Climate Emergency
The university stresses its responsibility for sustainability and climate protection and announces ambitious goals.

Innovation - Environment - 13.12.2019

Environment - Architecture - 18.11.2019
Living bridges
Living bridges
Dense, humid broadleaf forests, monsoon-swollen rivers and deep ravines - in the Indian state of Meghalaya wooden bridges easily decay or are washed away in floodwaters. Bridges made from steel and concrete are pushed to their limits here as well. But bridges made of living tree roots can survive here for centuries.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 15.11.2019
Joint European-US ocean-monitoring satellite undergoes pre-launch tests
Testing is underway on the spacecraft that will provide highly accurate measurements of the amount and rate of global sea level rise until the 2030s through a joint European-US mission.

Environment - Life Sciences - 02.10.2019
Preventing Future Forest Diebacks
Preventing Future Forest Diebacks
Removing dead trees from the forests and reforesting on a large scale: this is the German Federal Government's strategy against "Forest Dieback 2.0".

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 30.09.2019
EUMETSAT promotes international cooperation and prepares for launching next generation satellites to bring monitoring of weather and climate to a new era
BOSTON - As forecasting of high impact weather needs to meet higher expectations in our changing climate, EUMETSAT promotes international cooperation under the aegis of the WMO and is preparing to deploy one next-generation satellite per year in the period 2021-2025.

Environment - Social Sciences - 24.09.2019

Environment - 23.09.2019

Environment - Social Sciences - 19.09.2019

Environment - Life Sciences - 13.09.2019
German Environmental Award for soil scientist
German Environmental Award for soil scientist
Ingrid Kögel-Knabner, a professor of soil science at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), has won the German Environmental Award - the most richly endowed award of its kind in Europe.

Life Sciences - Environment - 27.08.2019
How Bees Live With Bacteria
How Bees Live With Bacteria
08/27/2019 More than 90 percent of all bee species are not organized in colonies, but fight their way through life alone.

Environment - Life Sciences - 08.08.2019
Rare Antelopes and Black Cats
Rare Antelopes and Black Cats
A Würzburg research group has documented numerous large mammals on Kilimanjaro with video traps. The protected areas of the mountain are enormously important for the biodiversity of this animal group.

Environment - Event - 23.07.2019

Electroengineering - Environment - 12.07.2019
"We want to bring the energy transition to the consumer"
Mr Hamacher, what is a microgrid? In the future, passive electric power distribution grids that supply consumers will be restructured into active distribution grids - microgrids.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 02.07.2019

Environment - Innovation - 01.07.2019
Innovative materials with carbon fibres made from algae
Innovative materials with carbon fibres made from algae
The most recent global climate report (IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C) considers manufacturing processes which use more carbon dioxide (CO2) than they release to be an important option to get climate change under control.

Environment - Administration - 18.06.2019

Environment - Earth Sciences - 17.06.2019
Climate Change in West Africa
Climate Change in West Africa
06/17/2019 A research centre in West Africa examines strategies to address the climate change. Its German partner is the University of Würzburg; the Federal Ministry of Education and Research is funding the initiative with 3.7 million euros.

Environment - 07.06.2019

Environment - Life Sciences - 05.04.2019

Environment - 21.02.2019
Professor from Universität Hamburg to head World Climate Research Programme
Professor from Universität Hamburg to head World Climate Research Programme
The World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) is one of the world's leading climate research initiatives.

Life Sciences - Environment - 05.02.2019

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 13.12.2018
Metop-C's IASI instrument delivers first spectrum
Metop-C’s IASI instrument delivers first spectrum
A critical element of polar-orbiting meteorological satellite Metop-C's payload - the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) - delivered its first spectrum today.

Environment - 15.11.2018

Environment - Innovation - 30.10.2018

Environment - Architecture - 10.10.2018
"Timber construction helps us to reduce carbon emissions"
After years of relative neglect, timber construction is making a comeback. All over the world, architects are now using wood in designs of houses and even high-rise buildings.

Environment - Life Sciences - 01.10.2018
Changing fish stocks
Changing fish stocks
The majority of Bavaria's watercourses are in poor ecological condition. A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now conducted the first systematic analysis of long-term data on fish stocks in the Upper Danube, Elbe and Main rivers. The team concluded that native fish species are on the verge of extinction, while the populations of some invasive species are increasing.

Physics - Environment - 27.09.2018
Four out of four! Outstanding success for Universität Hamburg
Four out of four! Outstanding success for Universität Hamburg
The German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG), the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat, WR), and the Joint Science Conference in Bonn have just announced that Universität Hamburg has been granted 4 clusters of excellence. An outstanding success for the University: all 4 of its cluster applications have now been awarded excellence status.

Environment - 20.09.2018
"The start of Oktoberfest means a rise in methane emissions"
Jia Chen is Professor of Environmental Sensing and Modeling at the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

Environment - 12.09.2018
New Emmy Noether Junior Research Group for Heidelberg Environmental Physicist
A new Emmy Noether junior research group has taken up its work at the Institute for Environmental Physics of Heidelberg University to study changes in climate variability since the last ice age.

Environment - 10.09.2018
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