Research in the Arctic is really important for shaping climate policy, but much of its landmass is within Russia. There were already difficulties working in Russia and getting data from Russia. Now the war in Ukraine has made the situation much worse
Decarbonising the economy will involve vast technology transfers and cross-border R&D. But with Russia a pariah, and US-China relations frosty, there are worries that politics could slow the diffusion of green technology
The final tally for Tuesday’s US midterm election won’t be in for days or weeks, but polls point to Republicans gaining a narrow majority of the US House of Representatives, and they aren’t wasting any time jockeying for positions with major influence over how science – particularly climate research – is funded.
Science|Business is posting new unapproved draft work programmes, one on climate and energy, the other on food, agriculture and environment-related research. They give researchers an early view of what calls for projects to expect in 2023 and 2024
From a standing start, President Biden has set a target for offshore windfarms to be generating 30 GW of electricity by 2030. With their 30 years of experience, European wind energy companies are playing a part