Impact of borehole thermal energy storage on groundwater

Oasis of wellbeing or source of stress?

Jun 13, 2024 | In a recently launched project, the aquatic research institute Eawag is investigating, together with Empa on the joint campus in Dübendorf, how the use of borehole thermal energy storage (BTES) affects the surrounding soil, the groundwater and the mi...
International environmental treaty shows effect

Decline in harmful ozone-depleting greenhouse gases

Jun 11, 2024 | A new study by an international team of researchers, published today in Nature Climate Change, has revealed significant progress in the drive to reduce atmospheric levels of chemicals that destroy the Earth’s protective ozone layer, confirming the su...
Impact of pollution on embryonic development

Nanoparticles: Risk for babies in the womb

Jun 6, 2024 | Little is yet known about the health effects of nanoparticles on pregnancy. An interdisciplinary team led by Empa researchers is currently analyzing the risks for babies in the womb. Using a lab model, the researchers were able to determine that cert...


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