Blog of news and innovation projects
Solar sails and other green solutions to curb cruise ship pollution
Cruise ships have a "disproportionate impact" on air quality, habitats and climate, according to Transport & Environment. Moving away from reliance on polluting fossil fuels has become a priority for the shipping industry. What technologies can be used to create more sustainable cruise ships?
The green revolution in the world's most polluted cities
Nine out of ten people around the world breathe polluted air, according to the World Health Organisation. Combating pollution is essential in countries such as Bangladesh, Pakistan and India, which are the worst examples of Asian overpopulation. How do cities in Asia aim to create greener and more sustainable spaces?
“Engineering attracts more men, but that’s changing”
Chemical engineer, Ana Karina Boltes, works with both microbial electrochemical technologies to provide wastewater treatment solutions and METland® technology applications
Smart traffic lights to reduce air pollution
Cars, vans, trucks and buses produce more than 70% of total greenhouse gas emissions from transport, according to the European Environment Agency. Are smart traffic lights the key to reducing air pollution in our cities?
We build plants to purify polluted rivers
We have discovered an opportunity to create plants that can treat these contaminated waters and return them to the riverbed in perfect condition, even for crop irrigation.