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Environment - Earth Sciences - 16.02.2010
Fog has declined in past century along California's redwood coast
Fog has declined in past century along California's redwood coast
Redwoods poorly regulate their water use, and thus are highly sensitive to humidity. Without summer fog, redwoods can lose too much water through their leaves by transpiration and suffer drought stress.

Environment - Linguistics / Literature - 15.02.2010
Lecture series focuses on water and climate
A lecture series titled " Water and Climate: Science, Policy and Security in the Face of Change and Uncertainty " - sponsored by the Princeton Environmental Institute, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory - will run from Wednesday, Feb. 24, through Wednesday, April 14, in Robertson Hall.

Environment - Event - 14.02.2010
Imperial launches first International joint PhDs with universities in Singapore and Hong Kong
Imperial launches first International joint PhDs with universities in Singapore and Hong Kong
Imperial launches first International joint PhDs with universities in Singapore and Hong Kong Building on existing international PhD programmes Imperial's first three joint PhDs are launched - %0A "

Business / Economics - Environment - 12.02.2010
UCLA’s ’California Policy Options 2010’ examines hurdles facing Golden State
The latest volume of the UCLA School of Public Affairs' annual state policy report, "California Policy Options 2010," brings together perspectives and analysis on some of the most difficult issues fa

Environment - 12.02.2010
Media advisory: McGill launches Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science
The United Nations declared 2010 as the International Year of Biodiversity, a celebration of life on Earth and of the value of biodiversity for all.

Life Sciences - Environment - 12.02.2010
[eng] Environmental Management for Russia
Scientists from Freiburg, Germany, awarded grant of one million Euros for a project to improve higher education in Russia Freiburg, 12.02.2010 Since the fall of the Berlin Wall the Euro

Environment - 11.02.2010
Keeping the home fires burning for 30 percent longer
Keeping the home fires burning for 30 percent longer
PA 23/10 Scientists from The University of Nottingham have proved that a lightweight stainless steel based alloy fibre material — currently used to silence exhaust systems in high-performance cars and motorcycles — could increase the burn time of an open fire by as much as 30 percent. An estimated 200,000 UK households still use inefficient open fires as a form of domestic heating.

Environment - 11.02.2010
KTH lecturer to become the EU's expert for the electricity network
KTH lecturer to become the EU’s expert for the electricity network
When the EU commission needed an expert on smart electricity networks, also called smart grids, Lars Nordström, university lecturer at KTH was the man chosen for the job.

Environment - Business / Economics - 10.02.2010
University of Plymouth to research attitudes on seasonal foods
The University of Plymouth has been commissioned by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to look into consumer attitudes to foods that are locally in-season.

Environment - Business / Economics - 10.02.2010
University of Plymouth to research attitudes on seasonal foods
The University of Plymouth has been commissioned by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to look into consumer attitudes to foods that are locally in-season.

Health - Environment - 10.02.2010
Laboratory increases shipments of waste to WIPP repository
Laboratory increases shipments of waste to WIPP repository
Seven-week campaign, seven days a week, will eliminate backlog LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, February 11, 2010—In a seven-week push starting this week, Los Alamos National Laboratory will nearly doub

Physics - Environment - 10.02.2010
BP, MIT and the University of Manchester link up to research engineering materials and corrosion
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. ? BP has selected the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Manchester as its academic research partners to further investigate materials and corrosion science and technology.

Health - Environment - 09.02.2010
England's health inequalities unfair and unjust?
England’s health inequalities unfair and unjust?
The review ? Fair Society, Healthy Lives ? proposes new ways to improve everyone‘s health and reduce inequalities that it describes as 'unfair and unjust?.

Environment - 09.02.2010
A Byrd lands in Berkeley
Folk-rock legend Roger McGuinn gave a special 90-minute performance this morning (Tuesday, Feb. 9) in Mulford Hall for some 70 students in Professor Ronald Amundson's environmental-issues class — plus a few faculty and staff guests who remembered him from his days as a founding member of the Byrds.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 05.02.2010
McGill agreement in India places Quebec at heart of climate-change research
Montreal - McGill On Feb. 4, 2010, McGill University Principal Heather Munroe-Blum signed a research memorandum of understanding with Dr. P.P. Bhojvaid, Vice-Chancellor of TERI University in India, placing Quebec at the heart of climate-change research.

Environment - 04.02.2010
Invasive Plants Are Beneficiaries of Climate Change in Thoreau’s Woods
Cambridge, Mass. February 4, 2010 - Invasive plants could become even more prevalent and destructive as climate change continues, according to a new analysis of data stretching back more than 150 years. Writing in the journal PLoS ONE, the Harvard University scientists who conducted the study say that non-native plants, and especially invasive species, appear to thrive during times of climate change because they're better able to adjust the timing of annual activities like flowering and fruiting.

Health - Environment - 02.02.2010
Columbia Researchers Identify Regional Clusters of Autism Cases in California
A Columbia study has determined there are certain geographical areas in California where newborns are more likely to develop autism.

Environment - Social Sciences - 01.02.2010
Climate change: 'Berkeley has a special obligation'
Climate change: 'Berkeley has a special obligation'
Snipping blue and gold ribbons to launch the i4Energy Center Friday, Jan.

Business / Economics - Environment - 28.01.2010
Asian tigers urged to reject polluting foreign investors
Asian tigers urged to reject polluting foreign investors
Academics believe many South East Asian nations have been misled into accepting that increased pollution is a price worth paying for the future well-being of their economies.

Environment - 28.01.2010
Transforming the 1930s house into an energy efficient home of the future
The 1930s semi is an icon of its age. Three million were built and they are still a major part of our current housing stock.

Environment - 28.01.2010
Media Alert: The Road from Copenhagen
Boston - MIT Join the MIT Energy Initiative on Friday, Feb. 5, at a town-hall style meeting as they discuss issues and next steps from the December 2009 Copenhagen Conference on Climate Change.

Physics - Environment - 27.01.2010
PPPL Director Goldston to step down, search begins for successor
After more than 10 years at the helm of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), Robert Goldston has announced he will step down as director to focus on a broad range of domestic and international fusion energy initiatives.

Art and Design - Environment - 27.01.2010
Princeton unveils most comprehensive campus plan in its history
  For more than two years, a team of architects, landscape architects and planners at Princeton University has labored to strike a perfect balance between the old and the new.

Environment - Business / Economics - 27.01.2010
Plan sets aggressive goals for Princeton sustainability efforts
Princeton University has committed to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions to 1990 levels by 2020 as part of a comprehensive Sustainability Plan that sets ambitious goals in the areas of greenhouse gas emissions reduction, resource conservation, and research, education and civic engagement.

Architecture - Environment - 27.01.2010
Ron McCoy named University architect
Ron McCoy, a Princeton graduate alumnus who has worked for the past 27 years as an architect and educator, has been selected as the new University architect.

Environment - 27.01.2010
CO2-Anstieg und Klimaerwärmung verstärken sich gegenseitig
Bern - Universität Bern Der vom Menschen verursachte Klimawandel bewirkt eine zusätzliche Freisetzung des Treibhausgases CO" aus der Landbiosphäre und dem Ozean " dadurch wird die globale Erwärmung verstärkt.

Environment - Physics - 26.01.2010
International business leader Gerhard R. Andlinger makes $100 million gift to transform energy and environment research at Princeton
Click to play a video of President Shirley M. Tilghman speaking on energy and the environment.

Environment - Law - 26.01.2010
Three awarded Rhodes Scholarships; one selected for Mitchell award
Princeton senior Stephen Hammer and two 2008 graduates, Scott Moore and Timothy Nunan, have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships for graduate study at the University of Oxford.

Environment - 26.01.2010
Class of 1967 gives dorm to Butler College
Members of Princeton's class of 1967 are honoring the spirit and loyalty of their class by giving the University a new dormitory: the Class of 1967 Hall in Butler College.

Environment - Chemistry - 26.01.2010
EPA Administrator Jackson to discuss economy's impact on environmental priorities
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson will speak on "Environmental Justice in the 21st Century, A Bipartisan Approach" in a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 8, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus.

Environment - 25.01.2010
Sophia magazine issue 4 out now
Sophia magazine issue 4 out now
Sophia publishes work by current UCL staff and graduate students. Editor Ed Long (UCL CoMPLEX) describes the articles on offer: ?The global economic crisis and the assorted expenses scandals of the past year have gradually engendered a rather penny-pinching culture, with the spotlight frequently fixed on the public sector.

Environment - Chemistry - 25.01.2010
Princeton senior Henry Barmeier wins Rhodes Scholarship
Princeton - Princeton Princeton senior Henry Barmeier has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford.

Environment - Art and Design - 25.01.2010
Coming attractions: A short list of spring's enriching experiences
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Environment - Business / Economics - 25.01.2010

Health - Environment - 24.01.2010
Living the high life is risky business for toads under threat from fungus
Living the high life is risky business for toads under threat from fungus
Living the high life is risky business for toads under threat from fungus New research shows midwife toads infected with chytrid fungus are highly likely to die if they live at high altitude - %0A "

Business / Economics - Environment - 22.01.2010

Life Sciences - Environment - 22.01.2010
Das Gelb der Kohlmeise ist ein Zeichen für die Spermien-Fitness
Bern - Universität Bern Die gelbe Farbe des Federkleides der Kohlmeisen ist eng gekoppelt an die Qualität ihrer Spermien: Die leuchtend gelbe Meise kann ihre Spermien besser vor Schäden schützen und ist fruchtbarer als die blasse.

Health - Environment - 14.01.2010
University innovation in the spotlight during Indian Minister’s visit to Imperial
University innovation in the spotlight during Indian Minister’s visit to Imperial
University innovation in the spotlight during Indian Minister?s visit to Imperial Minister for Human Resources Development Kapil Sibal explores approaches to innovation and application - %0A " For im

Business / Economics - Environment - 13.01.2010

Event - Environment - 13.01.2010
LANL to play key role in biofuel development
LANL to play key role in biofuel development
LANL to create a proof-of-concept system for commercializing algae-based biofuels or other advanced biofuels that can be transported and sold using the nation's existing fueling infrastructure.

Environment - Civil Engineering - 11.01.2010

Environment - Health - 11.01.2010
For Berkeley alternative-energy project, big changes on the horizon
For Berkeley alternative-energy project, big changes on the horizon
BERKELEY — The Helios Energy Research Facility, originally proposed as a hillside headquarters for Berkeley-based alternative-energy research, appears close to finding a new home west of the Be

Environment - Earth Sciences - 11.01.2010
Trees invading warming Arctic will cause warming over entire region, study shows
Trees invading warming Arctic will cause warming over entire region, study shows
BERKELEY — Contrary to scientists' predictions that, as the Earth warms, the movement of trees into the Arctic will have only a local warming effect, University of California, Berkeley, scientists modeling this scenario have found that replacing tundra with trees will melt sea ice and greatly enhance warming over the entire Arctic region.

Environment - Physics - 08.01.2010
LANL announces top 10 science stories of 2009
LANL announces top 10 science stories of 2009
Top 10 Laboratory science stories of 2009 based on global viewership of online media content and major programmatic milestones. Los Alamos achievements from supercomputing to biofuels Los Alamos, New Mexico, January 8, 2010—Los Alamos National Laboratory has identified the Top 10 Laboratory science stories of 2009 based on global viewership of online media content and major programmatic milestones.

Environment - Administration - 07.01.2010
Reflections on COP15: What we can do to green UCL
Reflections on COP15: What we can do to green UCL
Richard Dent was part of a UCL student 'dream team' who travelled to Denmark last month at the time of  the Copenhagen summit on climate change ? otherwise known as COP15.

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