SDG13

Climate Action

Deep Decarbonization: A Way Forward on Climate Change

"Global emissions have soared by two-thirds in the three decades since international climate talks began. To make the reductions required, what’s needed is a new approach that...

ENGINEERING VIA THE USE OF SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS

The University of Florida (UF) has a sustainable materials management group in the Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences. "A combination of field and...

What is “Sustainable Engineering”

"Sustainable engineering is the process of designing or operating systems such that they use energy and resources sustainably, in other words, at a...

Underrepresented Population in STEM Careers: Why Is Progress So Slow?

Speakers: Clara Piloto, Director of Global Programs and Director of Digital Plus Programs, MIT Professional Education Sonia Garcia, Senior Director Access and Inclusion, Dwight Look College...

Turbines in City Water Pipes To Create Free Electricity

What an awesome project!!!! "If you live in Portland, Oregon, your lights are now powered in part by the water flowing through your pipes.

Batteries made with sulfur could be cheaper, greener and hold more energy

"Lithium-ion batteries have changed the world. Without the ability to store meaningful amounts of energy in a rechargeable, portable format we would have no smartphones or other...

Mother River Protection, China!

"We face a very grim ecological environment and suffer from serious soil erosion with an infected area of 1.794 million square kilometres, accounting for 18.7 per cent...

Engineers play a vital role in meeting the challenges laid out by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Engineers "...skills, and those of engineering technologists and built environment professionals, are critical for water management (goal 6), access to energy (goal 7) and the creation of...

OUTSTANDING RESEARCH BY OUTSTANDING WOMEN.

"Women in Data Science (WiDS) and Stanford Earth hosted a symposium to highlight the research done by women who use data science to assess a range of...

HOW A WASTE TREATMENT PLAN CAN IMPROVE YOUR BOTTOM LINE

"Although waste is unavoidable in industrial processes, many companies are turning toward business strategies that seek to treat waste with minimal environmental impact — or even better,...