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Since the Industrial Revolution, our fondness for technology has gotten us into the mess of climate change. Now, can science and technology help get us out of it? That's the question Science|Business is trying to answer with our stepped-up news coverage of climate-related R&D and research policy - in energy, transport, agriculture, manufacturing, urban management and, of course, basic science. We welcome your suggestions for future coverage, at [email protected].
Technology and regulation alone will not deliver a climate neutral energy system. A people-centred approach is needed for a successful transition - in which low carbon lifestyles are no longer seen as an alternative, but become the default option
Shrinking revenues from European Coal and Steel Community assets could leave the coal and steel research fund without money. MEPs back a proposal by the Commission to diversify the assets and raise more money
EU’s new 5 year €1.38B Euratom nuclear research programme puts fusion first. Despite its strategic importance and climate friendly credentials, fission research looks to the past, focusing on waste management and decommissioning
Upcoming changes to the EU Renewable Energy directive will set new production targets. But with a few additional adjustments, the directive could also drive the development of completely new forms of renewable energy