Reducing water footprint for cleaner food
The production of fresh vegetables and fruits around the world consumes significant amounts of water and utilises chemicals to ensure preservation. LUT is developing a water cleaning process aimed at reducing water use in the production of fresh produce by at least 50 percent.
South Karelia responds to climate change challenges
"The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently published a climate report in which it drew together the scientific results on the reasons for a warming climate, its consequences, and measures to improve the situation. In South Karelia measures required by the report, such as developing renewable forms of energy, have been implemented for a long time.", writes professor Esa Vakkilainen.