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2020
Isoprenoids (blue haze) over Blue Mountains, Australia (Diliff / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)
20 MAY

Great potential in regulating plant greenhouse gas emissions

New discoveries on the regulation of plant emissions of isoprenoids can help in fighting climate change – and can become key to the production of valuable green chemicals...

Biological systems Synthetic biology CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate adaption Ecosystems Air pollution Environmental chemistry
2019
Foto: Mikal Schlosser
16 DEC

CO2 must be captured - and exploited

Researchers will develop a mobile plant that can capture CO2 before it is released into the atmosphere. The unwanted greenhouse gas will instead be exploited for new products

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Bioenergy Energy production
Foto: Statsministeriet.
22 NOV

EU President-elect and Prime Minister of Denmark visit DTU

Carbon-neutral energy production and sustainable fuels were among the topics discussed during a visit to DTU from President-elect Charles Michel and Prime Minister Mette...

Energy storage Fossil fuels Catalysis CO2 separation and CO2 storage
Unge entreprenører fra hele verden mødes på DTU Skylab til Next Generation City Action og følger op på P4G-mødet i 2018 (Foto)
02 OCT

Young entrepreneurs will solve climate challenges

100 young people from all over the world present new innovative ideas for solving urban climate challenges.

Climate adaption Environment and pollution Air pollution CO2 separation and CO2 storage
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
20 MAY

Human impact on indoor climate is being mapped

Advanced climate chamber measurements provide new knowledge about human emissions and impact on indoor climate in buildings.

Indoor climate Ecosystems Air pollution CO2 separation and CO2 storage Environment and pollution Construction and mechanics
Copepod. Photo: Erik Selander
14 FEB

Climate change is impacting the ocean’s ability to fix carbon dioxide

Climate change is influencing the distribution of zooplankton in the sea, thereby affecting the contribution made by plankton to removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere...

Climate change CO2 separation and CO2 storage Marine research Ecosystems
2018
Photo: Biogasclean
21 DEC

Biogas technology to produce future green raw materials

DTU will be contributing to the development of a more profitable way of producing biogas, opening up for the production of biofuels for trucks and planes.

Bioenergy Energy production Energy systems CO2 separation and CO2 storage Environment and pollution
Photo: Colourbox
27 NOV

Further from climate goals than we thought

The distance has increased between climate commitments and the reduction of greenhouse gases needed if we are to meet the goals in the Paris Agreement.

CO2 separation and CO2 storage
Photo: Colourbox
07 AUG

UN and DTU collaborate on sustainable future

Through UNEP DTU Partnership, the United Nations is working with DTU for cleaner energy and climate-adapted sustainable development in developing countries.

Energy Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
2017
Zackenberg in Greenland. Photo: DTU
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
17 FEB

Plants and greenhouse gasses

In this video Senior Researcher Teis Nørgaard Mikkelsen presents new research on plants and greenhouse gasses conducted at DTU Environment.

CO2 separation and CO2 storage
2016
Photo Erik Selander
24 OCT

Tyranni of the species

A series of recently published maps of the global distribution of small organisms in the world’s oceans turns its back on taxonomic identity and instead describes...

Marine research Ecosystems CO2 separation and CO2 storage
Photo: ICOS RI
18 MAY

EUR 2.7 million for measuring greenhouse gases

The Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science has allocated EUR 2.7 million to set up measuring stations in Denmark and Greenland, which make it possible to better...

Climate change CO2 separation and CO2 storage Ecosystems
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
11 MAR

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

Cities are major energy consumers and thus also CO2 emitters. However, it is precisely the many different urban infrastructures and energy units that may be the key to...

Electronics Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Fossil fuels Energy production Energy systems IT systems Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
11 MAR

Green wave on super cycle paths

The City of Copenhagen, Google, and DTU are collaborating on finding out whether data collection from mobile phones can be used specifically to improve mobility for the...

Transport behaviour Mobility Data analysis CO2 separation and CO2 storage
11 MAR

Laboratory for smart energy

In Copenhagen’s new Nordhavn district, researchers, authorities, utility companies, and industry are demonstrating in practice how to make the future energy supply...

Energy efficiency Energy systems Data analysis Electricity supply Climate adaption Waste water and water discharge CO2 separation and CO2 storage Water supply
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
11 MAR

Software saves millions on urban heating

For the sake of safety, district heating water was previously heated more than adequately. Using software developed at DTU, the temperature in the network is lowered 3...

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Air pollution IT systems Software and programming Energy efficiency Energy production Power stations
Photo: Panthermedia
11 MAR

Clean water on green power

Ingenious software enables operators to move the most energy-consuming processes of the wastewater system to times of the day with plenty of cheap renewable energy. In...

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Computer calculations Data analysis Software and programming IT systems Energy efficiency Energy production
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
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...

Bioenergy Wind energy Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
Photo: Joachim Rode
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...

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

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