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New report analyses the environmental impact of UK transport

A new report analyses the environmental impact of UK transport and describes the measures that can be taken to reduce carbon footprints.

New report analyses the environmental impact of UK transport
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Exporting US coal to Asia could drop power plant emissions
(Tue 19/08)
Under the right scenario, exporting U.S. coal to power plants in South Korea could lead to a 21 percent drop in greenhouse gas emissions compared to burning the fossil fuel at plants in the United States, according to a ... Read more

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Frackings impact on nature is still largely unknown, new study warns
(Mon 04/08)
As production of shale gas soars, the industry's effects on nature and wildlife remain largely unexplored, according to a study by a leading group of biologists.... Read more

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Shortage of water will lead to global energy crisis by 2040, study warns
(Tue 29/07)
Water is used around the world for the production of electricity, but new study results show that there will not be enough water in the world to meet demand by 2040 if the energy and power situation does not improve befo... Read more

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How climate change and air pollution combine to curb food supplies
(Sun 27/07)
Many studies have shown the potential for global climate change to cut food supplies. But these studies have, for the most part, ignored the interactions between increasing temperature and air pollution — specifically ... Read more



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New report analyses the environmental impact of UK transport
(Tue 19/08)
A new report analyses the environmental impact of UK transport and describes the measures that can be taken to reduce carbon footprints.

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Exporting US coal to Asia could drop power plant emissions
(Tue 19/08)
Under the right scenario, exporting U.S. coal to power plants in South Korea could lead to a 21 percent drop in greenhouse gas emissions compared to burning the fossil fuel at plants in the United States, according to a

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Frackings impact on nature is still largely unknown, new study warns
(Mon 04/08)
As production of shale gas soars, the industry's effects on nature and wildlife remain largely unexplored, according to a study by a leading group of biologists.

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Shortage of water will lead to global energy crisis by 2040, study warns
(Tue 29/07)
Water is used around the world for the production of electricity, but new study results show that there will not be enough water in the world to meet demand by 2040 if the energy and power situation does not improve befo

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How climate change and air pollution combine to curb food supplies
(Sun 27/07)
Many studies have shown the potential for global climate change to cut food supplies. But these studies have, for the most part, ignored the interactions between increasing temperature and air pollution — specifically

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'Green economy' can trigger job creation and spur innovation
(Tue 15/07)
Europe can create jobs and encourage innovation by using resources much more efficiently, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) which describes a range of policies with proven environmental

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New research finds cannabis could slow tumour growth in cancer patients
(Mon 14/07)
Scientists at the University of East Anglia have shown how the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis could reduce tumour growth in cancer patients.

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Overfishing in the English Channel leads to calls for marine "recovery zones"
(Thu 10/07)
Decades of overfishing in the English Channel has resulted in the removal of many top predators from the sea and left fishermen 'scraping the barrel' for increasing amounts of shellfish to make up their catch.

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Traffic is public's biggest fear of anaerobic digesters, new research finds
(Thu 10/07)
Traffic is the public’s biggest fear when faced with the prospect of a new anaerobic digester (AD) in their community, national research from communications consultants Remarkable Group has found.

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Scotland increases amount of heat generated by renewables by 17%
(Mon 30/06)
The amount of heat generated by renewable sources in Scotland grew by 17 per cent during 2013, according to the latest figures from the Energy Saving Trust.

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EU 2030 reform should see community power as vital to low carbon economy
(Wed 25/06)
The 2030 climate and energy reform process should integrate support for community power in EU legislation, or Europe’s energy will continue to be dominated by centralised power companies and fossil fuels, according to

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More than a third of energy consumers are planning to install solar panels
(Tue 24/06)
UK energy consumers’ adoption of solar panel installations is projected to rise from 8 percent to 35 percent in the next five years. This is predominantly driven by a desire to become more independent on energy consump

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Study links farm pesticides, pregnancy and two-thirds increased risk of autism
(Mon 23/06)
Pregnant women who lived in close proximity to fields and farms where chemical pesticides were applied experienced a two-thirds increased risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental delay,

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Universities leading the way for Britain's electric vehicle future
(Wed 18/06)
Universities are spearheading the roll-out of electric vehicle ownership, according to new research published today.

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Green transport reports look to get UK's biofuel drive back on track
(Wed 18/06)
The Government’s green transport partnership, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), has today published twin reports which set out how the UK could meet the targets for 2020, defined in the EU’s Renewable Ener