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Printer paper can be cleaned and reused with lasers, study finds
(Wed 14/03)
Hand-held lasers that can remove ink from scrap paper so that it can be used again can be developed to save resources and carbon, results from a new University of Cambridge study reveal.

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Study finds hydrogen vehicles ready for everyday use... if costs come down
(Tue 13/03)
Since 2009, a hydrogen powered street cleaning vehicle has been undergoing testing on the streets of Basel. The project is intended to take hydrogen drives out of the laboratory and onto the streets in order to gain expe

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Research team looks at cleaning up coal power for CCS
(Tue 13/03)
An international team of scientists has secured over EUR9 million from the European Commission for a research project which will investigate how coal can be burnt more efficiently to support Carbon Capture and Storage te

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Switch to green energy could lead to rare metal shortage
(Wed 07/03)
A large-scale shift from coal-fired electric power plants and gasoline-fueled cars to wind turbines and electric vehicles could increase demand for two already-scarce metals — available almost exclusively in China —

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Future of ice hockey threatened by man-made climate change
(Mon 05/03)
The future of Canadian outdoor ice hockey – a sport synonymous with the country's culture – is being threatened by man-made climate change, new research suggests.

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Arctic sea ice decline triggers a toxic chain reaction, NASA study finds
(Sun 04/03)
Drastic reductions in Arctic sea ice in the last decade may be intensifying the chemical release of bromine into the atmosphere, resulting in ground-level ozone depletion and the deposit of toxic mercury in the Arctic, a

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Studies find link between diesel exhaust and increased risk of cancer
(Fri 02/03)
Heavy diesel exhaust (DE) exposure in humans may increase the risk of dying from lung cancer, according to two new studies released this week.

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Current biofuel targets will dramatically change the farming landscape
(Wed 29/02)
Almost 80 percent of current farmland in the US would have to be devoted to raising corn for ethanol production in order to meet current biofuel production targets with existing technology, a new study has found.

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Study reveals the effects of climate change on California's beaches
(Tue 28/02)
Rising sea levels are likely to change Southern California beaches in the coming century, but not in ways that might be expected.

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Energy efficiency report calls for new and tougher EU targets
(Mon 27/02)
Energy efficiency experts at the University of East Anglia (UEA) are calling for ambitious new targets to reduce energy demand across the European Union.

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Scientists report a "rebound effect" from global CFC ban
(Sat 25/02)
The Montreal Protocol led to a global phase-out of most substances that deplete the ozone layer, such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). A happy side-effect of the gradual ban of these products is that the Earth’s climate

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Future aircraft could capture and re-use energy from landing gear
(Thu 23/02)
Aircraft of the future will be able to contribute to their own power needs by harnessing energy from the wheel rotation of their landing gear to generate electricity.

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Satellite study reveals devastating pollution impact of tar sands
(Wed 22/02)
The first satellite study of oil sands' surface mines has found rising levels of pollution that is the equivalent of a major power plant or a medium-sized city despite them being located in the middle of Canada's wilde

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Hemp offers a greener way of insulating properties and cutting carbon
(Wed 22/02)
A team of researchers have found the hemp plant could be used to insulate the nation's buildings and reduce carbon emissions.

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Green spaces reduce stress levels of jobless, study shows
(Wed 15/02)
Stress levels of unemployed people are linked more to their surroundings than their age, gender, disposable income, and degree of deprivation, a study shows.











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