Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
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Natural Sciences of the Environment

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PhD defence Sjors Witjes (Copernicus Institute, UU): More sustainable businesses based on past successes If you really want your business to become more sustainable, you need to look at the total picture of previously successful methods that have resulted in more sustainable processes, concludes PhD candidate Sjors Witjes. He was awarded his PhD in the University Hall of Utrecht University on 4 April.
Tuesday 11 April 2017
Climate Profit for biomass within six years When biomass in the form of wood pellets is burned in coal plants, it produces environmental benefits within about twenty years when compared to electricity produced using regular fossil fuels. If the pellets are made of wood residue or from trees in thinning forests, climate benefits can be achieved within six years. The sort of wood used is very important, according to a recent study by the University of Utrecht, which was published in the CB Bioenergy journal.
Tuesday 11 April 2017





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Meto Shapkalijevski Turbulent exchange of energy, momentum and reactive gases between high vegetation and the atmospheric boundary layer
Wageningen University, Earth System Science
Graduation date: 1 May 2017

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