Energy and Environment
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Researchers have measured and determined the sources of aerosol pollution at 22 locations in Europe.
New technology provides synthetic natural gas for domestic heating
Consideration in future climate models important.
In order to better understand climate change in the Arctic and design effective mitigation measures, scientists at EPFL and PSI have studied the aerosols in a region spanning from Russia to Canada.
The energy debate needs to be based more on facts and less on gut feeling, according to renewables expert Thomas J. Schmidt and nuclear energy specialist Andreas Pautz.
Animal manure is packed with energy that is hugely underutilised. So concludes a white paper by Swiss bioenergy researchers.
In partnership with Roche, PSI scientists are developing new, potentially more efficient catalysts for manufacturing active substances for drug therapies.
New study explores methods for using waste gas efficiently.
Margit Schwikowski is head of the Laboratory for Environmental Chemistry at PSI. In an interview, she explains what aerosols have to do with climate change.
Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI start operation of a revolutionary pilot plant for production of synthetic biogas.
Net-zero goal for CO2 emissions is technically achievable.
With careful planning, effective CO2 capture is technically possible.
During its expedition to the Monte Rosa massif, the international Ice Memory team extracted two ice cores over 80 meters long from Colle Gnifetti, the oldest ice in the Alps.
To achieve carbon neutrality, technologies need to be deployed which remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
The next mission to preserve the climate heritage of the Pennine Alps has begun: For the Ice Memory Project, researchers set off for Monte Rosa’s Colle Gnifetti.
The SURE research project is up and running.
Switzerland plans to construct a deep repository for its radioactive waste. There are three potential locations, and data obtained by PSI researchers can aid in selection of the best one.