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Nov 10, 2015 09:14 GMT Uppsala University Many of the world’s approximately 117 million lakes act as wet chimneys releasing large amounts of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. The most recent estimates show that CO2 emissions from the world’s lakes, water courses and reservoirs are equivalent to almost a quarter of all the carbon dioxide produced by burning fossil fuels.

Greenland map facilitates climate research

Sep 14, 2015 13:49 BST Uppsala University For the first time a high-resolution map over the ground below the Greenland ice sheet is available. Researchers at Uppsala University have developed the map that will be of great importance for future possibilities to predict how the Greenland ice sheet melts and moves and that in turn has an impact on rising sea levels as a result of climate change.

New tide gauge uses GPS signals to measure sea level change

May 21, 2014 08:00 BST Chalmers University of Technology A new way of measuring sea level using satellite navigation system signals, for instance GPS, has been implemented by scientists at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. Sea level and its variation can easily be monitored using existing coastal GPS stations, the scientists have shown.

Meeting climate targets may require reducing meat and dairy consumption

Mar 31, 2014 08:00 BST Chalmers University of Technology Greenhouse gas emissions from food production may threaten the UN climate target of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius, according to research at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.

Jan 12, 2012 07:00 GMT SEKAB SEKAB is one out of four companies to receive a sustainability decision for biofuels and bioliquids from the Swedish Energy Agency. The sustainability decision is the first ever to be granted in Sweden, which proves that SEKAB’s fuel is guaranteed durable, a prerequisite for obtaining tax exemption for renewable fuels as of February 1, 2012.

SEKAB signs partner agreement with Jubilant Pharmaceuticals NV Belgium  – New marketing, logistics agreement opens doors for European expansion

Sep 12, 2011 06:00 BST SEKAB SEKAB BioFuels & Chemicals AB has signed a partner agreement with Jubilant Pharmaceuticals, European subsidiary of an India-based global pharma company Jubilant Life Sciences which provides Life Science Products and Services across the value chain, serving its customers globally with its ground presence in India, North America, Europe and China.

Mar 19, 2010 11:28 GMT UK Government