Technological innovation is rooted in basic sciences research, which produces knowledge without emergency. “Finders” need researchers.
The importance of oceanography is massively underestimated in Africa, according to Rondrotiana Barimalala, the only woman from francophone Africa to be named a 2020 fellow of the Future Leaders-African Independent Research (FLAIR) programme.
Hydropower electricity generation would benefit more from a 1.5°C than a 2°C global climate warming scenario, shows a case study in Sumatra.
Pathways to transformation related to the global environmental commons also need more science.