Elsevier’s new video series features short interviews with research leaders on topical issues for universities. In these episodes, speakers discuss how universities are accelerating progress towards the UN SDGs.
Contributing to SDGs 9, 12 and 13, this paper provides an in-depth analysis of the technologies available to reduce CO2 emissions in those sectors, and the implications for introducing consistent measures to deliver on emission reduction targets.
Elsevier, Global Environmental Change, Volume 67, March 2021
Our carbon-intensive economy has led to an average temperature rise of 1 °C since pre-industrial times.
Elsevier, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Volume 92, March 2021
Vehicle driving patterns greatly impact the sustainability of the transportation system.
The fast-expanding electric vehicle market demands eco-friendly, high-performance, and low-cost energy storage systems.
Fatty alcohols (FAs) have been widely studied as typical phase-change materials for their high latent heat, low undercooling, non-toxicity, and low cost in thermal energy storage applications.
With the growing global environmental awareness, the development of renewable and green materials has gained increased worldwide interest.
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Energy and AI, Volume 3, March 2021

This article supports SDGs 7 and 9 by addressing the challenges in traditional material research methods. This will play a crucial role in the screening and structure-activity relationship modeling of advanced energy materials, accelerate the development of energy materials, support carbon neutrality goals, and provide new scientific discovery methods.
This article supports SDGs 7, 9 and 11 by utilizing solar photovoltaic, wind energy, solar thermal energy, and battery energy storage, and the special emphasis is placed on the schedulable value of concentrated solar power generation to provide more economical and environmentally friendly energy supply, while integrating multiple renewable energy technologies through artificial intelligence technology to shape the future of cities.
Circular bioeconomy has a big role to play in goals towards cleaner energy and more sustainable industrial practices. In addition, the carbon capture opportunities it offers holds promise for supporting climate goals. This book chapter advances SDGs 7, 9 and 13.

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