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Buildings’ role in addressing climate change
28-June-2017

Electricity consumption in buildings will rise and increases the GHG emissions. The biggest challenge for energy and carbon emissions reduction is not only the relatively cheap price of electricity, but to refurbish existing buildings to become more energy efficient and lessen its environmental impacts.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Fabricating high performance nanohybrid catalysts
27-June-2017

An international team of scientists have developed a method that allows them to engineer crystals with a large fraction of reactive facets.

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Nagoya University chemists turn metal catalysis on its head for a sustainable future
27-June-2017

Nagoya University team used high-valent transition metal catalysts for an unconventional hydrogenation of carboxylic acid groups, common to biomass feedstocks. The high-valent catalysts showed good selectivity under mild conditions.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
 
Towards a Sustainable Campus - "Zero Waste Campaign" at the University of Malaya
22-June-2017

Zero Waste Campaign (ZWC) is one of the university’s longest and most consistent endeavours. It is unique due to the bottom-up and top-down synergy that characterizes its development. It was set-up to spearhead the development of a more sustainable waste management model in the UM campus and ultimately achieve the status of a zero waste campus.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Spotting dodgy statistics and debunking “killer toast”
21-June-2017

People should be more sceptical about data cited in news reports, and scientists need to do a better job of communicating their research results, says Sir David Spiegelhalter, a British statistician and expert in risk communication.

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