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AScI funding awarded to planning future energy systems and to designing penguin-inspired active surfaces

Each programme to receive funding of €150 000 over three years.
Research & Art
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More recycling and business worth billions to the battery sector

The main objective of BATCircle is to generate added value to sectors manufacturing battery metals and chemicals, and their circular economy.
Press releases
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Akkujätettä ja kemikaaleja. Kuva: Glen Forde

An alternative to the selfish person - the authors of the Science Article of the Year tell how the unleashing of climate change can be prevented

Climate anxiety is deepening, but the researchers honoured for the Science Article of the Year 2018 in the Aikuiskasvatus (adult education) journal are not giving up.
Honoured, Research & Art
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Kuvassa näkyy Maria Joutsenvirta.

The climate is changing - will education at Aalto change as well?

A discussion session was organised At Aalto to reflect on how university education could better respond to the challenges of climate change.
Studies, University
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Kuva: Scratching the surface, literally (Kätlin K / Creative Sustainability / Flickr)

Greenhouse utilising pulp mill residual streams wins Finnish Forest Industries Federation’s Innovation Contest for Students

This innovation developed by Aalto University students may revolutionise Finnish food production by means of the circular economy.
Honoured
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Milla-Mari Vastavuo ja Mikko Niemeläinen / Kuva: Mirkku Merimaa

Jenni Haukio to wear gown made of sustainable Ioncell material at December’s Independence Day reception

Ioncell is a new technology that creates high-quality textile fibres from wood or recycled materials.
Press releases, Research & Art
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Aikaisempi Ioncell-lankoja

Metals needed for climate solutions – will what we have be enough?

Metal recovery and production processes using secondary raw materials must be developed and awareness of the need for recycling increased.
Research & Art
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Liikenne / kuva: Adolfo Vera

Wastewater nutrients converted into clean fertiliser

A promising water technology invention combats climate change and helps waterway conservation.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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A promising water technology invention combats climate change and helps waterway conservation.

Column: Dear climate change

These thoughts were written down by Aalto University students who participated in the Climate change and me – are you anxious? debate group in spring 2018.
Aalto Magazine
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Kuvassa on likaisia ruskeanharmaita tahroja ja sulamisjälkiä valkoisella pohjalla.

Bee appreciation

One way to protect bees would be to reintroduce them to urban life.
Aalto Magazine
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Kuvitus: Ida-Maria Wikström. Maailman viljelykasvien sadoista 35 prosenttia on riippuvaisia pölyttäjistä.

Mushroom farming as part of the circular economy

18 million kilos of oyster mushrooms could be grown with the spent coffee grounds Finns produce each year.
Aalto Magazine
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Kuvitus: Ida-Maria Wikström. Kotona voi kasvattaa sieniä kahvinporoissa tai kauran akanoissa.

Save our lakes by eating roach

Each roach an angler pulls up also removes phosphates, a key factor in eutrophication, from the water system. These phosphates are bound in fish bones.
Aalto Magazine
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Kuvitus: Ida-Maria Wikström. Suomessa järvet ovat pullollaan roskakalaksi leimattua särkeä, joka on hyvä proteiinin lähde.

Lowering the carbon footprint with bugs

Crickets are quite the superfood.
Aalto Magazine
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Kuvitus: Ida-Maria Wikström. Sirkkojen kasvattamisesta syntyy murto-osa kasvihuonekaasuja suhteessa naudanlihan tuotannosta syntyviin kaasuihin.

Visionary realist

Mika Anttonen, a billionaire who made his fortune by refining oil, spends a lot of time and money in search of alternative energy solutions.
Aalto Magazine, Honoured
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Mika Anttonen. Photographer: Aleksi Poutanen.

Turning off the tap

There is no single solution to the shortage of water, but applying several might get the job done.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Photo: Dam reservoir in Syria. Photographer: Olli Varis.

Nature provides the means for the sustainable management of floods

World Water Day is held on 22 March. This year's theme is "Nature for water", which highlights how natural methods can be used in curbing flooding, droughts and water pollution.
Press releases, Research & Art
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water flume

Aalto University becomes a member of Climate Leadership Coalition

The organisation aims at affecting the ability of companies and society to respond to climate change.
Cooperation
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Banking sun and wind energy

How to make the storing of renewable energy cheaper and easier? If this study is successful, it will represent a major leap towards finding a solution to climate change.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Sami Tuomi and Tanja Kallio with some solar panels. Photo: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.

Spectral library reveals how boreal trees reflect solar radiation

An internationally significant spectral library helps in the interpretation of satellite images and in the assessment of the effects of forests on climate.
Research & Art, Press releases
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International students coming to Otaniemi to tackle climate change challenges

Aalto University is hosting an international Journey Summer School focusing on climate change innovations.
Studies
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