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Solar cells outperform plants in harvesting sun's energy
(Thu 12/05)
In a head-to-head battle of harvesting the sun's energy, solar cells beat plants, according to a new paper in Science. But scientists think they can even up the playing field, says researcher David Kramer at Michigan St

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Gulf oil spill threatens more species than legally protected
(Wed 11/05)
Marine species facing threats from the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico far exceed those under legal protection in the United States, a new paper in the journal BioScience finds.

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Mega-fires may contribute to climate change, UN report
(Tue 10/05)
The growing number of mega-fires around the world may be contributing to global warming, a new United Nations report says, calling on governments to introduce comprehensive strategies to reduce the risk of such outbreaks

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Throw out the duster... it's good for the environment, say scientists
(Mon 09/05)
Household dust can actually be beneficial to the environment and has the ability to reduce indoor pollution by as much as 15 percent, according to a new study.

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Vatican report claims loss of glaciers threatens way of life
(Sun 08/05)
Glaciers are in rapid decline and loss of these glaciers will have profoundly negative impacts on climate and human life, according to a new report published by a scientific working group commissioned by the Vatican’s

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Grid scheme boosts efficiency for electric vehicle charging
(Thu 05/05)
A new pricing mechanism that could change the way electric vehicles can be charged has been developed by researchers at the University of Southampton.

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Climate change effects in Arctic more extensive than expected
(Wed 04/05)
A much reduced covering of snow, a shorter winter season and thawing tundra reveal the effects of climate change in the Arctic have already arrived.

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Study forecasts the “devastating” human death toll of climate change
(Tue 03/05)
Global climate change is anticipated to bring more extreme weather phenomena such as heat waves that could impact human health in the coming decades.

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Project launched to support community renewable energy growth
(Wed 27/04)
The Co-operative Group and Co-operatives UK are joining forces to work on a new piece of research to support the development of community renewable energy in the UK.

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Survey reveals surprise rise in numbers of endangered rhino
(Mon 25/04)
After three rigorous weeks of conducting the National Rhino Census in Nepal, new data on the population of greater one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) was formally released today.

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Earth can recover from rising CO2 faster than thought
(Thu 21/04)
The Earth may be able to recover from rising carbon dioxide emissions faster than previously thought, according to evidence from a prehistoric event analysed by a Purdue University-led team.

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Study links air pollution with breast cancer in later life
(Wed 20/04)
Exposure to air pollution early in life and when a woman gives birth to her first child may alter her DNA and may be associated with premenopausal breast cancer later in life, researchers at the University at Buffalo hav

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Dramatic discovery creates energy from light without solar panels
(Tue 19/04)
A dramatic and surprising magnetic effect of light discovered by University of Michigan researchers could lead to solar power without traditional semiconductor-based solar cells.

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Fresh habitats could help species cope with climate change
(Mon 18/04)
Animals and plants may need extra habitats to survive the challenge of climate change, according to research by scientists at the University of York.

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Scientists find sugarcane fields helps cool the climate
(Mon 18/04)
Brazilians are world leaders in using biofuels for gasoline. About a quarter of their automobile fuel consumption comes from sugarcane, which significantly reduces carbon dioxide emissions that otherwise would be emitted











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