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Business / Economics - Environment - 12.07.2010
Researchers test green shopping scheme
Researchers test green shopping scheme
Experts at The University of Manchester are to assess if ride-sharing could be a key weapon in the fight to make shopping more environmentally friendly.

Business / Economics - Environment - 11.07.2010
Agents of change
Agents of change
An international summit which aims to give young Muslims the skills, ideas and inspiration to become “agents of change” in their own communities begins in Cambridge this weekend.

Physics - Environment - 09.07.2010
Superconductor breakthrough could power new advances
Superconductor breakthrough could power new advances
The first batch of a new range of powerful superconductors which could revolutionise the production of machines like hospital MRI scanners and protect the national grid has been developed by scientists. Engineers at the University of Cambridge used new techniques to manufacture high-temperature superconducting materials, producing samples that can carry record quantities of electrical current for their type and size.

Environment - 08.07.2010
New kids on the block
New kids on the block
The negotiating styles of the world's biggest rising powers - China, India and Brazil - could offer important clues about any future challenge they may pose to international stability, a new study suggests. Writing in the book New Powers, University of Cambridge researcher Dr. Amrita Narlikar argues that the negotiation behaviour of these three emerging giants could act as an early warning system for diplomats, enabling countries like the US to better understand and handle them.

Environment - Physics - 07.07.2010
Stanford study: Heat waves could be common in U.S. by 2039
Stanford study: Heat waves could be common in U.S. by 2039
Exceptionally long heat waves and other hot events could become commonplace in the United States in the next 30 years, according to a new study by Stanford University climate scientists.

Environment - 07.07.2010
Calling all inland birders: Help monitor nests for signs of oil
As oil washes ashore along the Gulf Coast, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is asking birders to keep an eye on nesting birds - not just near water, but hundreds of miles inland.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 07.07.2010

History / Archeology - Environment - 06.07.2010
Philosophies of water and land
Philosophies of water and land
We just don‘t all come from Adam and Eve. We come from the simple dirt that we walk upon. And out spirits, and our Baiame, our makers, it's all interconnected there.

Environment - Business / Economics - 06.07.2010

Environment - Business / Economics - 06.07.2010
Eco-friendly black cab joins green technologies in Brighton to London rally
Eco-friendly black cab joins green technologies in Brighton to London rally
Eco-friendly black cab joins green technologies in Brighton to London rally Hybrid electric black cab, all electric superbike and hybrid fuel cell go-cart feature in Eco Rally to raise awareness about low carbon technologies ?

Environment - Earth Sciences - 06.07.2010

Environment - Chemistry - 06.07.2010
Academics from the University of Melbourne recognised among Australia’s best
A biologist working to protect threatened ecosystems and a physical chemist exploring the applications of quantum materials are both recipients of Australian Laureate Fellowships, administered by the Australian Research Council.

Environment - 01.07.2010
California high-speed rail ridership forecast not reliable, study finds
California high-speed rail ridership forecast not reliable, study finds
BERKELEY — The California High-Speed Rail Authority's forecasts of demand and ridership for a new San Francisco-to-Los Angeles high-speed train are not reliable because they are based on an inc

Environment - Life Sciences - 30.06.2010
Cambridge University to 'blitz' city
Cambridge University to ‘blitz’ city
Cambridge University has arranged for a picturesque part of the city to undergo a 24-hour blitz this week - all in the name of biodiversity.

Environment - Physics - 30.06.2010
SMOS shines at symposium
SMOS shines at symposium 30 June 2010 Today, a focus at ESA's Living Planet Symposium is on the innovative SMOS mission, which recently became operational. Early results are proving very encouraging with its first observations due to be released in early July. ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) satellite was launched in November to gather data on moisture in the surface layers of soil and salt in the surface of the oceans.

Environment - 28.06.2010
Public events to reveal latest plans for North West Cambridge site
Public events to reveal latest plans for North West Cambridge site
On June 29 and July 3, local people are being given an opportunity to find out more about the University of Cambridge's new plans for their North West Cambridge development.

Environment - Administration - 28.06.2010
Smith School's World Forum explores low carbon mobility
Smith School’s World Forum explores low carbon mobility
The second annual World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment is being attended by former President Mikhail Gorbachev, US Energy Secretary Steven Chu and European Commissioner Janez Poto?nik.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 28.06.2010
NASA Satellite Adds Carbon Dioxide to its Repertoire
NASA Satellite Adds Carbon Dioxide to its Repertoire
PASADENA, Calif. A NASA-led research team has expanded the growing global armada of remote sensing satellites capable of studying carbon dioxide, the leading greenhouse gas driving changes in Earth's climate. The newest addition is the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES) instrument on NASA's Aura spacecraft, launched in 2004.

Environment - Life Sciences - 25.06.2010
Green energy from algae
Green energy from algae
Visitors to this year's Royal Society Summer Exhibition will have a chance to discover how scientists from the University of Cambridge are studying ways to harness algae as a renewable energy source.

Environment - Administration - 25.06.2010
MIT releases major report: The Future of Natural Gas
MIT releases major report: The Future of Natural Gas
Natural gas will play a leading role in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions over the next several decades, largely by replacing older, inefficient coal plants with highly efficient combined-cycle gas generation.

Environment - Business / Economics - 24.06.2010

History / Archeology - Environment - 24.06.2010
Watch: Dr Joe Flatman on archaeology and climate change
Watch: Dr Joe Flatman on archaeology and climate change
On the banks of the Thames in London, Dr Joe Flatman of UCL Archaeology describes what archaeology can teach us about climate change.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 24.06.2010
Researchers Consider Impact of Active Hurricane Season on Gulf Oil Spill
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society based at Columbia's Lamont-Doherty campus issued its forecast for an “active to extremely active” June to November hurricane s

Environment - Computer Science / Telecom - 24.06.2010

Physics - Environment - 23.06.2010
Swiss Energy Research in the European Alliance
Swiss Energy Research in the European Alliance
The development of pathways towards a sustainable energy supply is one of the most urgent technical challenges facing us today.

Environment - 22.06.2010
Junipero Serra Boulevard ’traffic-calming’ project approved
Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss recently announced funding for a Juniper Serra Boulevard project designed to curb speeding and discourage illegal turns.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 22.06.2010
Plane gives fresh view of climate change
Researchers will fly across Finland to assess how much carbon dioxide is being absorbed by the boreal forest, a band of woodland as big as the Amazon rainforest which surrounds the Arctic Circle.

Environment - Life Sciences - 22.06.2010
Projects to address decline of honeybees and other insect pollinators
Projects to address decline of honeybees and other insect pollinators
Scientists at the University of Leeds have been awarded nearly 1.5m to explore the causes and consequences of threats to bees and other pollinating insects in the UK.

Environment - Life Sciences - 21.06.2010
Cities could help save declining insect populations
Cities could help save declining insect populations
The lure of urban habitats for bees, flies, beetles and butterflies is to be investigated by researchers hoping to find a solution to the declining numbers of insect pollinators, without which, the UK could face severe agricultural setbacks.

Environment - 21.06.2010
MIT to unveil report on the future of natural gas
High oxygen production in thin-film materials could lead to greatly increased power production for fuel cells WASHINGTON, D.C. On Friday, June 25, MIT scientists will unveil a report

Physics - Environment - 20.06.2010
University sets up solar farm for photovoltaic research
University sets up solar farm for photovoltaic research
Work to install one of the city's first major solar farms on the roof of a University of Sheffield building began today (21 June 2010) - the date of the summer solstice - as part of a 120,000 investment into boosting photovoltaic research.

Environment - 18.06.2010
Rehearsing the future
Rehearsing the future
An ingenious new play which offers audiences a glimpse of what their own futures may hold as climate change takes effect is being performed in Cambridge this weekend ahead of its first London run.

Environment - Architecture - 18.06.2010
Architectural impact of climate change mimicked in lab tests
Architectural impact of climate change mimicked in lab tests
The architectural and structural havoc wreaked by torrential rain, flooding and fluctuating temperatures could be prevented thanks to analysis based on laboratory simulations.

Environment - 18.06.2010

Environment - 17.06.2010
Zero energy building research at The University of Manchester
The University of Manchester has joined forced with major research institutes across Europe to develop net zero energy buildings The EU has imposed ambitious reduction targets for the year 2020: a 20

Environment - 17.06.2010
Sacred art
Sacred art
A series of sculptures relating to rites and rituals, by School of Design lecturer Deborah Gardner, are now installed in St. Augustine's Church, Forest Hill, London.

Environment - Sport - 17.06.2010

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 16.06.2010

Environment - Life Sciences - 15.06.2010
No hope for humans: Fenner
No hope for humans: Fenner
Prominent ANU scientist Frank Fenner doesn't engage in the skirmishes of the climate wars. To him, the evidence of global warming is in. Our fate is sealed, writes Cheryl Jones in The Australian . Fenner is an authority on extinction. The emeritus professor in microbiology at The Australian National University played a leading role in sending one species into oblivion: the variola virus that causes smallpox.

Environment - Business / Economics - 15.06.2010
Science should aid poor not war, says STEPS report
Science should aid poor not war, says STEPS report
Scientific and technological advances are failing to address challenges facing the developing world such as climate change, disease and poverty, warn researchers from the University of Sussex and the Institute of Development Studies.

Environment - Health - 15.06.2010
Sustainability grants target fracking, biochar fibers, wireless solar tiles and more
Cornell will lead a workshop to build a team of academic, government and industry partners to propose a long-term wind energy research program funded through the Department of Energy.

Environment - Business / Economics - 15.06.2010
Voice highlights animal and human interaction
Australia's leading research university, the University of Melbourne, highlights the relationship between animals and humans in its June edition of Voice newspaper.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 14.06.2010
High-yield agriculture slows pace of global warming, say Stanford researchers
High-yield agriculture slows pace of global warming, say Stanford researchers
Advances in high-yield agriculture achieved during the so-called Green Revolution have not only helped feed the planet, but also have helped slow the pace of global warming by cutting the amount of b

Environment - 13.06.2010
Sussex student tackles tube train redesign
Sussex student tackles tube train redesign
Product Design student Dan Headon's redesigned tube-train interior could help to improve the experience of travelling on the London Underground University of Sussex design student Dan Headden's redes

Earth Sciences - Environment - 11.06.2010
UM/CIMAS and NOAA/AOML Scientists Locate Oil Plume
UM/CIMAS and NOAA/AOML Scientists Locate Oil Plume
June 12, 2010 — Virginia Key — A team of dedicated South Florida researchers from the University of Miami's Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) and the Nation

Environment - Health - 10.06.2010
Imperial technology supports expedition across the most inhospitable continent on Earth
Imperial technology supports expedition across the most inhospitable continent on Earth
Scientists will use digital plasters, mobile pollution monitors and black box sensor technology to monitor Antarctic expedition ?

Environment - Business / Economics - 10.06.2010
Stanford Poll: Large majority of Americans support government solutions to global warming
Three out of four Americans believe that the Earth has been gradually warming as the result of human activity and want the government to institute regulations to stop it, according to a new survey by Stanford's Woods Institute for the Environment.

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