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Orchestrating the future infrastructure for sustainable Smart Cities

Globally, urban areas are home to around half the world’s population and generate around 80% of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP). They are responsible for around 70% of global energy consumption and energy-related g

Orchestrating the future infrastructure for sustainable Smart Cities
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Public belief in reality of man-made climate change rises to decade high
(Thu 29/01)
The British public’s belief in the reality of climate change and its human causes has risen significantly to reach decade-high levels, according to a new study published on the anniversary of last year’s devastating ... Read more

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How Bangladesh aims to become the world's 'first solar nation'
(Mon 26/01)
Residents of Islampur, a remote village in the northern Bangladeshi district of Naogaon, were stunned one night last summer when the darkness was suddenly illuminated by electric lights coming from a village home.... Read more

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Domestic solar PV system can add over £10,000 to the value of a home
(Tue 20/01)
A multi-institutional research team of scientists led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkley Laboratory, in partnership with Sandia National Laboratories, universities, and appraisers found that home buyer... Read more

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Investment in clean energy sector increased to $275 billion last year
(Tue 20/01)
New investment in the global clean energy sector totalled nearly $275 billion last year, the highest annual investment in the sector since 2011.... Read more



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Orchestrating the future infrastructure for sustainable Smart Cities
(Fri 30/01)
Globally, urban areas are home to around half the world’s population and generate around 80% of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP). They are responsible for around 70% of global energy consumption and energy-related g

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Public belief in reality of man-made climate change rises to decade high
(Thu 29/01)
The British public’s belief in the reality of climate change and its human causes has risen significantly to reach decade-high levels, according to a new study published on the anniversary of last year’s devastating

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How Bangladesh aims to become the world's 'first solar nation'
(Mon 26/01)
Residents of Islampur, a remote village in the northern Bangladeshi district of Naogaon, were stunned one night last summer when the darkness was suddenly illuminated by electric lights coming from a village home.

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Domestic solar PV system can add over £10,000 to the value of a home
(Tue 20/01)
A multi-institutional research team of scientists led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkley Laboratory, in partnership with Sandia National Laboratories, universities, and appraisers found that home buyer

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Investment in clean energy sector increased to $275 billion last year
(Tue 20/01)
New investment in the global clean energy sector totalled nearly $275 billion last year, the highest annual investment in the sector since 2011.

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Sustainability challenged as study warns resources are not unlimited
(Wed 14/01)
The days of assuming natural resources can be swapped in and out to solve shortages - corn for oil, soy for beef - may be over. An international group of scientists demonstrate that many key resources have peaked in prod

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Social cost of climate change is too low, scientists warn
(Mon 12/01)
The economic damage caused by a ton of CO2 emissions - often referred to as the "social cost of carbon" - could actually be six times higher than the value that the United States uses to guide current energy regulation

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A look behind the scenes at the epicentre of UK wind energy control
(Mon 12/01)
Juggling up to 250 incoming phone calls and handling around 350 emails in a single shift, the RWE Innogy UK wind control centre team in Swindon still finds time to ensure its vast fleet of UK wind turbines run smoothly.

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Wave energy could be cheaper than solar and wind power, study suggests
(Wed 07/01)
Large-scale wave energy systems should be comparatively steady, dependable and able to be integrated into the overall energy grid at lower costs than some other forms of alternative energy, including wind power, accordin

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Study finds which fossil fuels must stay untapped to avoid key climate change
(Wed 07/01)
A third of the world's oil reserves, half of gas reserves and over 80% of current coal reserves should remain in the ground and not be used before 2050 if global warming is to stay below the 2°C target agreed by policy

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Marine litter education boosts children's understanding and actions
(Tue 06/01)
Children could play an important role in solutions to reduce marine litter with some already helping to educate parents and peers about the scale of the issue, according to a new study by Plymouth University.

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How to protect biodiversity for the cost of a cup of coffee
(Mon 05/01)
Targeting conservation efforts to safeguard biodiversity, rather than focusing on charismatic species, could make current spending on threatened birds four times more effective, a new study has shown.

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Research reveals the hidden £393 million energy cost of Christmas
(Mon 22/12)
Nearly half of the country will receive a new tech gadget for Christmas this year but new research has found consumers could be spending up to £31 a year on energy just to run one of the shiny new devices.

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Birds "sensed" arrival of severe storms and flew 1,500km to safety
(Thu 18/12)
Birds sensed the arrival of a severe storm that would spawn 84 confirmed tornadoes and kill at least 35 people last spring, according to new research.

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United States must grasp opportunity to build sustainable energy system
(Thu 18/12)
The United States is in a strong position to deliver a reliable, affordable and environmentally sustainable energy system, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today as it released a review of US energy policy. To