Pollution is the third theme of our Earth Week 2017. Carbon dioxide is the main pollutant, but how is it produced? In this blog, Professor Karst Geurs, the Editor-in-Chief of European Transport Research Review explains how transportation benefits society, but also has a negative effect on us and the environment.
Monthly Archives: April 2017
Sustainable food and agriculture play an important role in the economy. To address the increasing impacts of world population and the environment, the Editor-in-Chief of Rice talks about the challenges of maintaining rice sustainability, one of the world’s major staple foods.
Daniela Thrän, the Editor-in-Chief of Energy, Sustainability and Society shares her thoughts on finding sustainable solutions for the next generations and how open access helps spread research on maintaining a sustainable society.
Sustainability and sustainable energy are hot topics in environmental protection, and are also the second theme of Earth Week 2017. We are honored to welcome the Guest Editor-in-Chief of the special issue for the Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy to talk about how “Low-Carbon Electricity” can help save our planet.
How well do you know Sustainability and Sustainable Energy? Check your knowledge here!
Agricultural activities contribute to climate changes. In this blog, Alessandro Piccolo, Editor-in-Chief of Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture, tells us how this industry can be improved so as to protect the quality of the environment and mitigate climate change.
To recall the core theme for last year’s Earth Day (“Trees”), the topic of the first day of the Earth Week 2017 is “Plants, Trees and Forest”. We are delighted to welcome Dr. Ruth Falshaw, the Editor-in-Chief of New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science, again to talk about the environmental benefit of forests, from the perspective of New Zealand.
For Day 1 of Earth Week, we introduce the great advances that have been made in Plants, Trees and Forests. Take this quiz to see how your knowledge stacks up!
Klaus v. Gadow, Editor-in-Chief, and Li Hui, Managing Editor of Forest Ecosystems tell us how forests offer massive potential for research that benefits both the general public and other scientists, for the Earth Week 2017.
To celebrate our booth at the Materials Research Society Spring 2017 meeting, we present a short quiz about open access in materials science.