France produces 92% carbon-free electricity. However, this production is insufficient as soon as winter temperatures are low says Institut de France, which also questioned the place of wind turbines in French electricity mix.
The Spanish town of Menorca, in Balearic Islands, will host the ‘2nd World Conference on Meteotsunamis’ scheduled for between 18 to 20 May, 2022.
By using markers, a team of researchers have successfully assessed the information about artificial afforested populations, while investigating the effects of genetic diversity on afforestation and ecological restoration.
Though the winners will be announced next year, the Division of History of Science and Technology (IUHPST/DHST) is already inviting submissions for its ‘2023 Dissertation Prize’ in history of science and technology.
To encourage Denmark citizens to talk more about science, the Niels Bohr Institute, has kickstarted the celebration of IYBSSD2022, with the launching of a ‘Christmas calendar’. Abdulsalam MAHMUD reports.
Aside the 200th birthday anniversary of Gregor Mendel, and Heinrich Schliemann, a host of other scientific projects, events and conferences will also happen in 2022.
How does basic research acts as the foundation of societal change? This report by Abdulsalam MAHMUD explains.
With funding from one of its past president, the International Astronomical Union has launched three new prizes: the IAU Astronomy Education Prize, Outreach Prize and Development Prize–for individuals and organisations.
Supported by numerous unions and scientific organizations, Abdulsalam MAHMUD reports that the idea to tag 2022 as ‘International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development’, was mooted in 2017.
At a meeting in Paris, officials of Gas Exporting Countries Forum and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization identified new areas of cooperation between their organisations.