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‘Unleashing the popular will’ to combat climate change

How can we harness the collective will of the people to avert disaster? Experts are to meet with students and members of the public at the University of Warwick to share their insights.

Thu 29 November 2018, 14:43 | Tags: climate change, Environment, Sustainable development

Historic space weather could clarify what’s next

Historic space weather may help us understand what’s coming next, according to new research by the University of Warwick.


Atomically thin nanowires convert heat to electricity more efficiently

Waste heat can be converted to electricity more efficiently using one-dimensional nanoscale materials as thin as an atom – ushering a new way of generating sustainable energy – thanks to new research by the University of Warwick.


‘Chameleon’ ocean bacteria can shift their colours

Cyanobacteria - which propel the ocean engine and help sustain marine life – can shift their colour like chameleons to match different coloured light across the world’s seas, according to research by an international collaboration including the University of Warwick.

 


Solar power advances possible with new ‘double-glazing’ device

A new ‘double-glazing’ solar power device – which is unlike any existing solar panel and opens up fresh opportunities to develop more advanced photovoltaics – has been invented by University of Warwick researchers.


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