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June 1, 2022 | Issue 58

How trees affect the climate: is it just through photosynthesis?

Trees are incredible chemical factories that capture carbon dioxide and produce the oxygen we breathe, but they produce other chemicals too. We need to understand their effect in the atmosphere to get the most out of tree-planting initiatives.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science, Science and society, Sustainability
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April 14, 2022 | Issue 57

JET sets new fusion energy record

Recent results from EUROfusion’s JET experiment have demonstrated sustained high fusion power for the first time. These ground-breaking results could pave the way for fusion energy to play a key role in tackling climate change.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Engineering, News from the EIROs, Physics, Science and society, Sustainability
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November 3, 2021 | Issue 55

Climate change articles to accompany the COP26 summit

Events like COP26 are an opportunity to teach students about the importance of STEM for society, and how what they learn in class has real-world relevance. Here is a collection of Science in School articles on climate change to get you started.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Sustainability, Science and society, Earth science
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September 30, 2020 | Issue 50

Young people and the future of our planet

Register for the upcoming EMBL Science & Society Conference to join the debate on responses to loss of biodiversity and climate change. Registration is free for High School students and teachers.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Science and society
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