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2018
09 JAN

Is it worth it?

Using a digital calculation tool, you can calculate the economic advantage of investing in climate change adaptation. The tool is now to be developed further in a new project...

Climate change Climate adaption Information technology
2017
13 DEC

PhD defence about genetic interactions between domesticated and wild trout

PhD Student Thomas Frank-Gopolos has produced experimental trout families with different levels of domestic-wild genetic ‘mixing’ and compared their fitness after some...

Genes and genomes Climate adaption Fisheries and fish stocks Aquaculture
26 OCT

Close monitoring of climate changes

Reliable and standardized data are necessary in the work to meet the challenges presented by global warming.

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate adaption
11 AUG

A Smart City without plans for water is not smart

Big cities around the world are growing and infrastructure is increasingly under pressure from the influx of new inhabitants. Part of the solution could be so-called...

Waste water and water discharge Water supply Innovation and product development Energy systems Climate adaption Energy Environment and pollution
10 AUG

Future smart energy systems: Technology is not enough; consumers must be involved...

To fight climate change, future energy production must be based on renewable energy. The problem is that these energy resources are variable, and thus might threaten...

Energy Solar energy Wind energy Climate change Climate adaption
2016
11 AUG

New research centre can create breakthroughs in fossil fuel alternatives

A grant of DKK 150 million from VILLUM FONDEN will enable a group of the world’s leading researchers to seek new energy, fuel and chemical alternatives to replace oil...

Solar energy Fossil fuels Energy production Energy storage Climate adaption
11 MAR

The cities can become fossil-free, if they think 'smart'

Cities are major energy consumers and thus also CO 2 emitters. However, it is precisely the many different urban infrastructures and energy units that may be the key...

Electronics Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Fossil fuels Energy production Energy systems IT systems Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
03 MAR

Why Teaching at DTU Environment is Unique

DTU Environment is World Leading in Environmental Engineering. We have Experts in Water Resource Engineering, Urban Water Engineering, Solid Waste and Environmental Chemistry...

Waste management CO2 separation and CO2 storage Soil contamination Climate adaption Air pollution Environmental chemistry Ecosystems Waste water and water discharge Water supply Environment and pollution Bioenergy Nanoparticles Micro and nanotechnology
19 JAN

110 octane fuel from wind and manure

In a basement in North Zealand, a small test set-up is producing the carbon-neutral fuel—methanol. Chemically pure, odourless and burning with a clear blue flame, methanol...

Bioenergy Wind energy Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
04 JAN

The car will be more than just a means of transport

The Japanese automotive giant Nissan and a team of researchers from DTU Electrical Engineering have become the first in the world to make a mass-produced electric vehicle...

Transport economy Innovation and product development Climate adaption Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Electronics
04 JAN

Economy is the key

Research shows that economy is the single most important factor in deciding whether to invest in an electric or petrol-powered vehicle.

Transport behaviour Transport economy Climate adaption
04 JAN

Electric vehicles are the long-term solution

In the opinion of Niels Buus Kristensen, Head of Department at DTU Transport and a member of the Danish government’s climate advisory committee, electric vehicles hold...

Transport behaviour Transport economy Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage Electronics Electrical engineering Energy efficiency Energy storage
04 JAN

Electric vehicle of the future

How will electric vehicles develop? Associate Professor Esben Larsen from DTU Electrical Engineering  shares his thoughts on the subject.

Electronics Energy efficiency Energy storage Electricity supply Transport economy Transport models Transport behaviour Innovation and product development Climate adaption
2015
23 OCT

World Congress emphasizes DTU’s position in water research

DTU is home to Denmark’s largest research and educational environment in the field of water technology. This has been a contributing factor in the decision to allow Denmark...

Climate adaption Waste water and water discharge Water supply Environment and pollution
07 OCT

Need for optimum wastewater treatment plant control

Mathematical models are to show new ways of managing wastewater treatment plants for the benefit of the climate and the environment.

Climate adaption Waste water and water discharge Water supply Mathematical modelling
07 OCT

Protecting cities from extreme rainfall

It is no longer simply a question of designing ‘smart cities’. We need to create ‘smart liveable cities’ that use rainwater to improve quality of life and make city living...

Climate adaption Waste water and water discharge
07 OCT

Water poses challenge to major cities

Too much water, too little water, or contaminated water. Cities around the world are facing major water-related challenges. These challenges are further aggravated by...

Environment and pollution Climate adaption Waste water and water discharge Water supply
07 OCT

Industry must reduce water consumption

The food industry is a major water consumer. Now, a partnership is developing solutions that can help reduce the sector’s consumption of clean drinking water by as much...

Water supply Climate adaption Food production
25 AUG

Peter Steen Mikkelsen

Water DTU: A center focusing on interdisciplinary research and innovation

Water supply Waste water and water discharge Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate change Aquaculture
30 JUN

Karsten Arnbjerg-Nielsen, Clima Change

Cities and climate change - How to cope

Climate adaption Waste water and water discharge
07 JUN

Continuing education course at DTU Environment

Our Society is challenged by Environmental and Health issues. At DTU Environment we contribute to that by holding continuing Education courses, where experts from DTU...

Waste management CO2 separation and CO2 storage Soil contamination Climate adaption Air pollution Environmental chemistry Ecosystems Waste water and water discharge Water supply Micro and nanotechnology Bioenergy
07 JUN

Efteruddannelseskurser på DTU Miljø - nyeste viden og teknologier indenfor Miljøudfordringer

Vores samfund står overfor en lang række miljø og sundheds udfordringer, som vi på DTU Miljø er med til at løse, ved at afholde en række efteruddannelseskurser, hvor eksperter...

Bioenergy Micro and nanotechnology Waste management CO2 separation and CO2 storage Soil contamination Climate adaption Air pollution Environmental chemistry Ecosystems Waste water and water discharge Water supply
07 JUN

Establishment and monitoring of BioCovers - DTU Environment

Come to DTU Environment and join our continuing education course on the development and monitoring of BioCovers. Topics that will be taught include: • Introduction to methane...

Bioenergy Waste management CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate adaption
07 JUN

Etablering og monitering af biocovers - DTU Miljø

Kom til DTU Miljø og deltag i vores efteruddannelseskursus om Etablering og monitering af Biocovers. Emner, der vil blive undervist i, inkluderer: • Introduktion til metan...

Bioenergy Waste management CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate adaption
20 MAR

Ten-year journey towards a warm future comes to an end

For the past ten years, a hill in Jægerspris, Denmark, has been on a trip through time to 2075—but it’s all over now. The researchers have both good and bad news.

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate adaption Environmental chemistry Ecosystems
2012
30 OCT

Ph.d. Sarah Christine Christensen, DTU

Portrait of Sarah Christine Christensen PhD, DTU Environment "Asellus aquaticus and other invertebrates in drinking water distribution systems - occurrence and influence...

Climate adaption Waste water and water discharge Water supply