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Australian National Outlook – Water and Environment

Australian National Outlook – Water and Environment

(Narrator) The management and use of energy, food and water needed for Australia’s future are deeply interrelated and impact upon people industries, landscapes and ecosystems. Water is pivotal to the energy, water, food nexus and the most complex. Greater demand for food and energy for a growing population increases the need for clean water whilst …

Helping concrete makers do more for the environment

Helping concrete makers do more for the environment

Concrete is the second-most used materials in the world, after water. Largely a non-renewable resource with a heavy environmental footprint, the race is on for industry to find a sustainable solution to cement production. The production of cement uses huge amounts of energy and resources. The production of one tonne of cement produces approx. one …

Finite Earth at Northwestern

Finite Earth at Northwestern

I’ll start shoveling. You guys are going to do some gardening. I am a seismologist, and I use seismological data from all over the world to try and figure out the dynamics of the Earth’s interior. There is not a treasure buried in here. But it’s our seismometer, which is our treasure. But then I …