Prof. Athanasios Valavanidis
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The Discovery in the 1980s of a Hole over Antarctic Stratospheric Ozone Layer. Discovery that led to the most successful global environmental policy
Abstract. The stratospheric ozone layer has been the centre of scientific interest for many decades for its fundamental role in the protection of any form of biological life on Earth’s surface from damaging Sun’s ultraviolet radiation (UV). From the 1970s there was...
“Blue Planet” is Expected to Experience Severe Water Shortages? How climate change and rising temperatures are threatening the global water cycle on Earth
Abstract Planet Earth in the solar system is called the “Blue planet” because of the vast oceans that cover 2/3 of the surface. Water and the atmospheric envelope surrounding the Earth are the most important factors supporting biological life. The surface of the Earth...
Nobel Prize of Chemistry 2019 for Lithium-Ion Batteries that Revolutionised Lives of Humankind. Power source for portable electronics, electric vehicles, and storage of energy from renewable sources
Abstract Undoubtedly, Lithium-ion batteries have revolutionised the lives of humankind in the last decades. They have laid the foundation of a wireless civilisation, forming the powerhouse for the personal digital electronic revolution. They are currently the dominant...