Breakthrough in ice-repelling materials

Icy weather is blamed for multibillion dollar losses every year in the United States, including delays and damage related to air travel, infrastructure and power generation and transmission facilities. Now researchers have reported creating a durable silicone polymer coating capable of repelling ice from any surface. Source url: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190115162340.htm…

Integrated pathways for meeting climate targets and ensuring access to safe water

Researchers have led work to develop new pathways showing how the world can develop water and energy infrastructure consistent with both the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6) — ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. Source url: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190111095127.htm…

New policy design needed to tackle global environmental threat

A pioneering new report has devised a seven-point plan to help policymakers devise new, coherent and collaborative strategies to tackle the greatest global environmental threats. Source url: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190111095104.htm…