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Could evaporation be key renewable energy technology of the future?

Scientists have made a breakthrough discovery that uses evaporation as a source of renewable energy that could soon generate as much power as a wind turbine.

Could evaporation be key renewable energy technology of the future?
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Promoting walking and cycling can deliver huge economic boost to cities
(Wed 10/06)
Cities around the world that encourage physical activity have a clear economic advantage, a summit of experts was told yesterday.... Read more

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Supermarkets should offer cookery lessons to help cut down on food waste
(Tue 09/06)
Supermarkets should offer shoppers cookery lessons as well as advice on proper storage to help cut down on food waste, according to a new study.... Read more

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Europe's forests can increase supply to match biomass demand
(Mon 08/06)
The supply of woody biomass from the forests across Europe can be increased significantly beyond the current level of resource use, according to new research. ... Read more

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New study disputes existence of pause of global warming
(Fri 05/06)
An analysis using updated global surface temperature data disputes the existence of a 21st century global warming slowdown described in studies including the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assess... Read more



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Could evaporation be key renewable energy technology of the future?
(Tue 16/06)
Scientists have made a breakthrough discovery that uses evaporation as a source of renewable energy that could soon generate as much power as a wind turbine.

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Promoting walking and cycling can deliver huge economic boost to cities
(Wed 10/06)
Cities around the world that encourage physical activity have a clear economic advantage, a summit of experts was told yesterday.

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Supermarkets should offer cookery lessons to help cut down on food waste
(Tue 09/06)
Supermarkets should offer shoppers cookery lessons as well as advice on proper storage to help cut down on food waste, according to a new study.

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Europe's forests can increase supply to match biomass demand
(Mon 08/06)
The supply of woody biomass from the forests across Europe can be increased significantly beyond the current level of resource use, according to new research.

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New study disputes existence of pause of global warming
(Fri 05/06)
An analysis using updated global surface temperature data disputes the existence of a 21st century global warming slowdown described in studies including the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assess

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Pesticides damage future generations of bee colonies, study finds
(Thu 04/06)
A study of apple orchards found that pesticides harm wild bees, and fungicides labelled "safe for bees" also indirectly may threaten native pollinators.

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Study links fracking sites to increased risks during pregnancy
(Wed 03/06)
Pregnant women living close to natural gas wells drilled with hydraulic fracturing are a third more likely to have babies with lower than normal birth weights than women living further away, according to analysis.

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Fossil fuel burning triggers warming effect in less than 40 days
(Tue 02/06)
The heat generated by burning a fossil fuel is exceeded within just three months by the warming caused by the release of its carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, according to new research.

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Australia creates the blueprint to tackle future water droughts
(Tue 26/05)
The Millennium Drought in southeastern Australia forced Melbourne, a city of 4.3 million people, to successfully implement innovations that hold critical lessons for water-stressed regions around the world, according to

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Energy saving action can be improved with better education, study finds
(Fri 22/05)
Increasing public knowledge and understanding about energy issues is vital if improved energy-saving behaviours are to be encouraged among individuals and organisations, a study suggests.

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Study reveals how the world can limit global warming to less than 1.5C
(Thu 21/05)
Limiting temperature rise by 2100 to less than 1.5°C is possible, at least from a purely technological standpoint, according to the findings of a new study.

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EU "State of Nature" study finds little progress on the environment
(Wed 20/05)
The latest report on the state of nature across Europe reveals little improvement on the environment.

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Extreme heat exposure to quadruple by middle of the century
(Tue 19/05)
The exposure by US residents to extreme heat could increase four- to six-fold by mid-century, due to both a warming climate and a population that's growing especially fast in the hottest regions of the country, accordin

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Scottish cod stock recovery threatened by greedy seals, study finds
(Mon 18/05)
Hungry seals are hindering the recovery of cod stocks in Scottish West coast waters, research led by the University of Strathclyde suggests.

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Survey finds US beekeepers lost 40% of their colonies last year
(Wed 13/05)
Beekeepers across the United States lost more than 40 percent of their honey bee colonies during the past 12 months, according to the latest results of an annual nationwide survey.