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Huse ved strand. Foto: Colourbox
01 MAR

DTU expert calls for increased focus after IPCC report

In Denmark, the biggest climate threat is flooding due to rising sea levels that will affect many of our coastlines.

Climate adaptation Environment and pollution
2021
16 NOV

Is it sensible to use rainwater to flush the toilet?

As a world first, a new residential district in Aarhus is using secondary water from the local water utility for toilets and washing machines. The solution is supported...

Waste water and water discharge Water supply Climate adaptation
04 NOV

Life cycle assessment of carbon capture

Life cycle assessment of carbon capture at incineration plants shows that despite some drawbacks, the net result is a clear advantage for the climate.

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate adaptation Energy production
2020
Foto: Joachim Rode
18 SEP

WASTEWATER EXAMINED: Experimental idea may prevent resistance from spreading

Analysis from four countries shows that bacteria can become ‘infected’ with antibiotic resistance in wastewater treatment plants. However, it may be possible to limit...

Environment and pollution Biotechnology and biochemistry
Godthåbsfjorden. Foto: Torkel Gissel Nielsen.
11 AUG

First quantification of microplastics off the coast of Nuuk

A new study shows that concentrations of microscopic plastic particles in the sea along the west coast of Greenland are roughly the same as in the Atlantic Ocean

Food, fish and agriculture Environment and pollution
Microbes pave way for green flight
21 JUL

Microbes pave way for green flight

Instead of burning biowaste, we should let microorganisms turn waste into CO2-neutral fuel, chemicals, and proteins.

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Air pollution
Plastic waste in nature. Photo: Colourbox
17 JUN

Big research project to put a stop to plastic waste

The project is looking into new technological ways of reproducing new high quality plastics from non-recyclable plastic waste.

Environmental chemistry Innovation and product development Waste management
2019
12 NOV

Newly described microbe drives ammonia removal in cleaning of drinking water

A team of researchers from DTU, SDU, and KU has provided conclusive evidence that the recently described enigmatic microbe, called comammox Nitrospira, drives nitrification...

Water supply
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23 OCT

Increased digitalization can lead to a more sustainable water sector

Increased digitalization in the water sector and utilization of new technological opportunities are the themes of the first dedicated track about water at the upcoming...

Water supply
23 OCT

Mapping international drug use through wastewater-based epidemiology

Wastewater-based epidemiology is a rapidly developing scientific discipline with the potential for monitoring close to real-time, population-level trends in illicit drug...

Waste water and water discharge

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