Patricia Ruiz-Ruiz, Adrián Estrada, Marcia Morales, Chapter 8 - Carbon dioxide capture and utilization using microalgae, Editor(s): Eduardo Jacob-Lopes, Mariana Manzoni Maroneze, Maria Isabel Queiroz, Leila Queiroz Zepka, Handbook of Microalgae-Based Processes and Products, Academic Press, 2020, Pages 185-206, ISBN 9780128185360, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-818536-0.00008-7.

This book chapter advances SDGs 7 and 13 by explaining how to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere using microalgae.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had growing environmental consequences related to plastic use and follow-up waste, but more urgent health issues have far overshadowed the potential impacts. This paper gives a prospective outlook on how the disruption caused by COVID-19 can act as a catalyst for short-term and long-term changes in plastic waste management practices throughout the world.
Compares detailed national and sectoral deep decarbonization pathways (DDPs) to 2050 compatible with the Paris Agreement objectives and domestic development priorities in Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru.

Global Environmental Change, Volume 63, July 2020

Support of environmental defenders requires better understanding of environmental conflicts. Environmental defenders employ largely non-violent protest forms. Indigenous environmental defenders face significantly higher rates of violence. Combining preventive mobilization, tactical diversity and litigation increases activists’ success.Global grassroots environmentalism is a promising force for sustainability.

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 126, July 2020, 109836

This article addresses goals 7, 8, 9 and 13 with a specific focus on how photovoltaics (PV) can help the EU and UK achieve emission reduction goals and potentially create more than 100,000 new jobs.
This article addresses goals 7, 9, 12 and 13 with looking at six scenarios aimed at defossilated sustainable power systems in West Africa with the timeframe of 2015-2050.
Contributing to SDGs 2, 3, 12 and 13, this article looks at the relationship between vegetarianism and subjective well-being (SWB).

Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, Volume 62, June 2020

A review of the development of chitosan as a food packaging material is presented. Chitosan is mainly produced as a value-added product from sea-food industry waste. Properties of chitosan make it a biodegradable alternative to synthetic plastics.

Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Systems, Encyclopedia of the World`s Biomes, 2020

This book chapter addresses goals 15, 13 and 11 by discussing how deserts are biodiverse places where life thrives in the extreme.