Environmental, Pollution & Climate

Foreseeing Wildfires with data

2020-12-23T11:44:21+02:00

Wildfires are a menace that gained much of public attention during recent years' summer seasons. Images of swaths of Australian bush ablaze in January and February 2020 caught public attention as brave firefighters were carrying koala bears from the inferno. The Australian fires were followed by an exceptionally disastrous fire-season in the Western United States. [...]

Foreseeing Wildfires with data2020-12-23T11:44:21+02:00

Smart cities data management technologies

2020-10-30T13:12:35+02:00

Smart cities are based on well connected, sustainable, and resilient technologies allowing the information to be available and findable. Significant amounts of data are generated and two key trends make this data collection and availability possible: Internet of Things (IoT) and Open Data. All the smart solutions in smart cities are based on IoT where [...]

Smart cities data management technologies2020-10-30T13:12:35+02:00

Pollution removal technologies

2020-11-11T22:57:39+02:00

An alternative to cleaning up emissions from vehicles directly could be to deploy technologies which remove pollution from the ambient air. For example, a number of companies are developing photo-catalytic treatments which remove pollutants from the air in the presence of sunlight. These treatments can be applied to a range of surfaces, for example roofing [...]

Pollution removal technologies2020-11-11T22:57:39+02:00

Technologies for environmental data acquisition

2020-10-30T11:57:11+02:00

The environmental change affects cities and their inhabitants more regularly, bringing new challenges for city planners. Among those, there is a need to improve air and water quality and control noise pollution looking to create a healthy and enjoyable environment for city inhabitants. For that, environmental monitoring and management is gaining importance, as understanding and [...]

Technologies for environmental data acquisition2020-10-30T11:57:11+02:00

Common Agricultural Policy

2020-02-26T15:17:34+02:00

The EU’s common agricultural policy (CAP) is a partnership between agriculture and society, and between Europe and its farmers. A common policy for all EU countries, it supports the production of food, development of rural communities, and environmentally sustainable farming. Since 1962, and throughout a series of reforms, the CAP has not only supported farmers [...]

Common Agricultural Policy2020-02-26T15:17:34+02:00