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European Nanoelectronics Forum 2009, Noordwijk, Netherlands

The European Nanoelectronics Forum 2009 will take place on 17 and 18 November in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.
A combination of speeches, poster and demo sessions will cover the latest developments in the field.
The event is jointly organised by the Association for European Nanoelectronics Activities (AENEAS), the European Nanoelectronics Initiative Advisory Council (ENIAC) and the Cluster for Application and Technology Research in Europe on Nanoelectronics (CATRENE).…

Conference on ‚Science policy and knowledge society beyond Lisbon’, Catania, Italy

The final conference of the EU-funded MIRRORS (‚Monitoring ideas regarding research organisations and reasons in science’) will take place in Catania, Italy on 21 and 22 September.
Entitled ‚Science policy and knowledge society beyond Lisbon’, the events will look at the final research results of the project.…

Scientists say geoengineering key for fight against global warming

A new international report calls on governments and researchers to turn their attention to geoengineering to counteract the effects of global warming from greenhouse gas emissions, but not to overlook conventional climate mitigation strategies. In their commentary ‚The Boundless Carbon Cycle’, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, scientists from Austria, Belgium, Sweden and the US say the existing global strategies to mitigate man-made carbon emissions and address climate change have overlooked inland waters – a major component of the global carbon cycle.…

Offshore energy could cover 10% of Europe’s electricity needs, report states

A new report published by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) predicts that European offshore wind projects – both existing and planned – could soon supply 10% of Europe’s electricity. The report, entitled ‚Oceans of opportunity’, was presented at the European Offshore Wind 2009 conference in Stockholm, Sweden on 14 September.…

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