Climate change

Contributing to SDG 13, this article explores alternative ways to mark Earth Day that do not undermine efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.
The SDG Impact of COVID-19 podcast series gathers expert opinion exploring the impact of COVID-19 on the Sustainable Development Goals. In this segment, we get the view of Dr Lewis Collins, Editor-in-Chief of One Earth.
Elsevier,

Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 210, 15 April 2020, 112701

 

This article addresses goals 7, 9 and 13 by developing a decision-making tool for determining the most sustainable use of biomass for carbon management.
Contributing to SDGs 3, 7 and 13, this article explores the serious threat posed by climate change to global public health.

On April 22nd 1970, 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks and auditoriums to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment in massive coast-to-coast rallies. Spearhead by Senator Nelson, after witnessing the ravages of the 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill, the first Earth Day protests forced environmental protection onto the national political agenda and led to the creation of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the passing of key environmental legislation.

Elsevier,

Energy, Volume 175, 15 May 2019, Pages 471-480

This article addresses goal 7 by focusing on the state of research within high-renewable energy systems to accommodate these ambitions and combat climate change.
Elsevier,

Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, Volume 292, 15 April 2020

With proper agronomic practices, grain productivity can be increased and a cover crop can be included without increasing N2O emissions.
Elsevier,

Case Studies in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 2020, 100004.

Cement production consumes large amounts of energy. After rice is transported to mills, the husks are removed from the grain. Rice husk ash (RHA) produced in controlled combustion has been found to be a viable replacement for cement and has the potential to produce energy when combusted. This study can support SDGs 7, 9 and 12.
This book chapter addresses goals 14, 13 and 6 by looking at the ecology and species conservation of freshwater habitats.
This book chapter addresses goals 7, 13 and 11 by looking at ecological technologies that transform natural resources into anthropocentric goods and services.

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