Technologies and Climate Change – Solutions for Mitigation and Adaptation

17 Oct Technologies and Climate Change – Solutions for Mitigation and Adaptation

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2016 The report takes stock of available or future technologies for mitigating climate change. First conclusion: climate-engineering, in the current state of knowledge, is not an alternative. Then it identifies the most favourable conditions, especially in the most...
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17 Oct Biogas

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2016 The 14 members of the NATF working group on biogas published its report in early 2016.  Historically speaking, biogas, resulting from the decomposition of organic matter, has been known since the late 18th century, when Alessandro Volta...
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17 Oct Resource Efficiency – Facts and Trends Towards 2050.

Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering (IVA) 2015 A report from IVA project Resource Efficient Business Models – Greater Competitiveness, 2015 36 pp.
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17 Oct IAS statement on development of Energy system in Slovenia until 2030 with a view until 2050 (34 pages)

Engineering Academy of Slovenia (IAS) 2015 IAS has published Statement of the development of energetics in Slovenia that are a result of cooperation between members of IAS as well as other experts, non-members of the Academy. The statement refers to new technologies, climate change, dependence...
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17 Oct First contribution to the Energy Transition National Debate – French and English versions in one report

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2012 Changes in world-wide energy production and utilisation are partly imposed or voluntarily implemented. France has launched a nation-wide debate on energy-policies with the participation of NATF. This document is a first contribution. It examines also the policy...
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17 Oct Technology and climate change: several solutions to mitigate the effects and to adapt (Executive Summary in English

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2016 The report takes stock of available or future technologies for mitigating climate change. First conclusion: climate-engineering, in the current state of knowledge, is not an alternative. It identifies the most favourable conditions, especially in the most contributing...
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17 Oct Big Data: a change of paradigm (Report only in French)

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2015 Big Data implies a revolution in IT, reaching from technology to applications and practices, enabling the analysis of vast pools of « digital traces ». Data manipulation from smartphones and connected objects opens up new service opportunities and cost...
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17 Oct Biogas (Report only in French)

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2016 EDP Sciences 2016 Biogas, resulting from the decomposition of organic matter, is known since the late 18th century: swamp gas. In Europe, the production of biogas on an industrial scale takes off somewhere between 1980 and 1990....
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17 Oct Energy Vectors (English version)

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2012 Editions Le Manuscrit 2012 Energy procurement/uses, influenced by oil prices and climate change, may differ in different countries. These influences continue but time-scales change (e.g. for peak oil and gas). The Fukushima accident has shaken confidence into...
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