engineering

A new era for Europe?

The 2024 European Parliament highlights emerging right-wing influence and pressing issues from climate action to youth voter disengagement.

The automated vehicle ‘trolley problem’ shows where self-driving technology can fail. But there could be upsides to coding human values into these machines.

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We may punch above our weight when it comes to research, but we certainly don’t in realising the commercial impact from it.

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Russia’s experience has shown that the technology can help in reducing carbon emissions but making it widely available will take time.

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Nuclear energy has been declining in importance as a source of power and SMRs will not reverse that.

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Navigating expanded nuclear power generation will require stronger and better safeguards while making sensible use of new technologies.

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Surveys over the past decade show that nuclear energy as an energy option is being increasingly accepted in Indonesia.

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New evidence shows that targeted policies, coordination and evaluation are all part of creating more gender-equitable and disability-inclusive workplaces.

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A future of wireless EV charging is close, but there are challenges to be overcome to get there.

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Countries need to get the policy mix right to encourage the switch to electric vehicles.

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Making the switch to more electric vehicles on our roads is a key part of decarbonising transport and reaching net zero emissions.

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Intelligent virtual human companions could help address the social isolation felt by many older people.

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