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Environment - Veterinary - 06.07.2009
Growing young scientists in Tahiti
Growing young scientists in Tahiti
BERKELEY — A University of California, Berkeley, project to catalog nearly every living thing on the Polynesian island of Moorea is enlisting the help of the island's 5th graders and showing them that science is not for foreigners only.

Environment - Economics / Business - 06.07.2009
New Princeton method may help allocate carbon emissions responsibility among nations
Just months before world leaders are scheduled to meet to devise a new international treaty on climate change, a research team led by Princeton University scientists has developed a new way of dividing responsibility for carbon emissions among countries.

Environment - Life Sciences - 02.07.2009
Climate change and the mystery of the shrinking sheep
Climate change and the mystery of the shrinking sheep
Climate change and the mystery of the shrinking sheep How milder winters are causing Scotland's Soay sheep to decrease in size Imperial College London news release Strictly embargoed for 1900 hours B

Environment - Economics / Business - 02.07.2009

Environment - Life Sciences - 01.07.2009
Plant scientists reach for the skies with London rooftop experiments
Plant scientists reach for the skies with London rooftop experiments
Plant scientists reach for the skies with London rooftop experiments New GroDome facility on roof of campus building %0A " Imperial College London news release For immediate use Thursday 2 July 2009

Earth Sciences - Environment - 01.07.2009
NSF Provides $3.4 Million to Study Climatically Important Agulhas Current
July 02, 2009 — Virginia Key — Three-years of in situ measurements, combined with a long-track satellite data to createlong-term index of Agulhas Current transport The U.S.

Environment - Health - 30.06.2009
Mobile pollution monitors to be trialled across the UK today
Mobile pollution monitors to be trialled across the UK today
Mobile pollution monitors to be trialled across the UK today Scientists transform pedestrians, cyclists, buses and cars into mobile wireless sensors Under Strict Embargo Tuesday 30 June 2009 00:01BST

History / Archeology - Environment - 30.06.2009
Alumnus to be next Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham
PA 183/09 A University of Nottingham graduate and a ‘children's advocate' has been appointed to the top Church of England job in Nottinghamshire.

Environment - Physics - 29.06.2009
A 'quantum of sol' – how nanotechnology could hold the key to a solar-powered future
A ’quantum of sol’ – how nanotechnology could hold the key to a solar-powered future
A 'quantum of sol' ? how nanotechnology could hold the key to a solar-powered future Imperial solar cell physicists take part in the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition %0A " Imperial College Lon

Environment - Economics / Business - 29.06.2009
UCL Energy Institute launch: Providing a blueprint for a low-carbon world
Giving the keynote speech at the launch of the UCL Energy Institute on 29 June 2009, Lord Hunt, Minister of State for the UK Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC), said that high-quality academic research would provide the blueprint for a low-carbon world.

Economics / Business - Environment - 25.06.2009

Environment - Life Sciences - 25.06.2009
City pupils use GPS to map heathland
PA 175/09 Pupils from a Nottingham secondary school will use advanced GPS technology to help protect our unique habitats — and the plants and animals that make their home there — from the effects of climate change.

Economics / Business - Environment - 23.06.2009

Environment - Economics / Business - 23.06.2009
Climate and transport what does the future hold?
PA 171/09 How will climate change affect when, where and how we travel? And how should this influence those planning the transport systems of the future? These questions are being addressed by The Un

Administration - Environment - 22.06.2009
UN Secretary General Visits the University
United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon has chosen to visit the University of Birmingham to meet key figures including business leaders, leading academics and politicians from Birmingham and the West Midlands.

Economics / Business - Environment - 17.06.2009

Environment - Life Sciences - 11.06.2009
Deforestation causes 'boom-and-bust' development in the Amazon
Deforestation causes ’boom-and-bust’ development in the Amazon
Deforestation causes 'boom-and-bust' development in the Amazon No long term benefits for local people when rainforests are cleared University of Cambridge and Imperial College London joint news relea

Environment - Life Sciences - 10.06.2009
CALS helps make sure water under the bridge runs clear
With some 4,000 lakes and ponds and 70,000 miles of rivers and streams feeding into some of the world's largest bodies of water, New York has plenty of water.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 09.06.2009
If you can't stand the heat...
If you can’t stand the heat...
If you can't stand the heat... How climate change could leave some bird species ?stuck in the kitchen?

Administration - Environment - 09.06.2009

Physics - Environment - 08.06.2009
Mars mission could ease Earth’s energy supply crisis
Mars mission could ease Earth’s energy supply crisis
Mars mission could ease Earth?s energy supply crisis New technology could provide the answers to the issue of energy supply For Immediate Release Tuesday 9 June 2009 Techniques and instrumentation in

Environment - Life Sciences - 07.06.2009
Sheffield scientists bring cacti centre stage
Cacti have long been thought to be one of the groups of species that has in recent times suffered most from human activities, including over-harvesting and habitat change.

Electroengineering - Environment - 04.06.2009
Energy Urgency: Cleaner Coal Technology Needed in the UK by 2015
Engineers at the University of Birmingham have been awarded 750,000 to conduct research on analysing and optimising the performance of supercritical coal fired power plants - a cleaner way of using coal to produce electricity.

Health - Environment - 03.06.2009
Commonwealth Health Ministers briefings published
Six briefing papers on managing the health effects of climate change ‘ commissioned from UCL by the Commonwealth Secretariat for the May 2009 meeting of Commonwealth Health Ministers ' have been published.

Health - Environment - 03.06.2009
Commonwealth Health Ministers briefings published
Six briefing papers on managing the health effects of climate change ‘ commissioned from UCL by the Commonwealth Secretariat for the May 2009 meeting of Commonwealth Health Ministers ' have been published.

Event - Environment - 02.06.2009
Princeton awards five honorary degrees
Princeton University awarded honorary degrees during Commencement exercises June 2 to five distinguished individuals for their contributions to civic engagement, performing arts, engineering and sustainability.

Environment - Veterinary - 02.06.2009
Trading Energy for Safety, Bees Extend Legs to Stay Stable in Wind
Cambridge, Mass. June 2, 2009 - New research shows some bees brace themselves against wind and turbulence by extending their sturdy hind legs while flying. But this approach comes at a steep cost, increasing aerodynamic drag and the power required for flight by roughly 30 percent, and cutting into the bees' flight performance.

Health - Environment - 01.06.2009
Researchers Develop the First Climate-Based Model to Predict Dengue Fever Outbreaks in the Tropics
Researchers Develop the First Climate-Based Model to Predict Dengue Fever Outbreaks in the Tropics
June 02, 2009 — News story — Scientists use climate variables and vegetation indices to predict and mitigate Dengue epidemics in the American Tropics Dengue Fever (DF) and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) are the most important vector-borne viral diseases in the World.

Environment - Economics / Business - 01.06.2009
State Farm and UM Team Up to Go Green During Hurricane Season
State Farm and UM Team Up to Go Green During Hurricane Season
June 02, 2009 — Winter Haven — With the start of the official hurricane season, State Farm and its more than 600 Florida agents are urging Floridians to ‘go green' by taking steps to prepare for the possibility of a storm strike this season.

Economics / Business - Environment - 27.05.2009

Environment - Chemistry - 26.05.2009
Sustainability grants to explore burning powdered wood, developing cheaper solar cells and more
Assessing how green energy projects could impact rural communities, developing an efficient and clean method to burn powdered wood and creating low-cost, low-energy solar cells using grasslike silico

Health - Environment - 20.05.2009
UCL at Commonwealth and WHO health meetings
Shortly after the publication of the UCL?Lancet Commission on Managing the Health Effects of Climate Change report, UCL was represented at the Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting on Health & Cl

Health - Environment - 20.05.2009
UCL Town Meeting on Risk & Disaster Reduction
UCL Town Meeting on Risk & Disaster Reduction
A UCL Town Meeting on Risk & Disaster Reduction (RDR), held on 20 May 2009, heard that the number and severity of disasters worldwide was growing, and that to reduce both risk of disasters and disasters themselves would require the application of the breadth of UCL's expertise.

Health - Environment - 20.05.2009
UCL at Commonwealth and WHO health meetings
Shortly after the publication of the UCL?Lancet Commission on Managing the Health Effects of Climate Change report, UCL was represented at the Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting on Health & Cl

Physics - Environment - 14.05.2009
Researchers closer to the ultimate green 'fridge magnet'
Researchers closer to the ultimate green ’fridge magnet’
Researchers closer to the ultimate green 'fridge magnet' Imperial physicists make breakthrough in the quest for a magnetically-cooled fridge %0A " Imperial College London news release For immediate r

Economics / Business - Environment - 13.05.2009
Student entrepreneurs battle it out at final of business plan competitions
Student entrepreneurs battle it out at final of business plan competitions
Student entrepreneurs battle it out at final of business plan competitions Imperial Entrepreneurs organise event to create an entrepreneurial spirit and students take top prize at the IBM challenge

Health - Environment - 13.05.2009
Climate change: The biggest global-health threat of the 21st century
Climate change: The biggest global-health threat of the 21st century
A major report on managing the health effects of climate change, launched jointly by 'The Lancet? and UCL today, says that climate change is the biggest global-health threat of the 21st century.

Health - Environment - 13.05.2009
Climate change: The biggest global-health threat of the 21st century
Climate change: The biggest global-health threat of the 21st century
A major report on managing the health effects of climate change, launched jointly by 'The Lancet? and UCL today, says that climate change is the biggest global-health threat of the 21st century.

Environment - Economics / Business - 13.05.2009

Environment - Economics / Business - 13.05.2009

Environment - Pedagogy - 12.05.2009

Environment - Chemistry - 08.05.2009
Major funding to help cut CO2 emissions
Major funding to help cut CO2 emissions
PA 126/09 The University of Nottingham is to share in 6.9m of research funding to investigate carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies which could drastically cut CO2 emissions from fossil-fuel power stations.

Environment - 07.05.2009
Plymouth selected for €55M European marine project
The University of Plymouth is one of only two UK universities selected to take part in a landmark pan-European marine project worth 55M.

Environment - 05.05.2009
Carbon compounds: the language of climate change
Carbon compounds: the language of climate change
Are you a ‘carbon sinner' intent on reducing your impact on the environment by going on a ‘carbon diet'? Or maybe you're fed up of being sent on a guilt-trip by ‘carbon fascists' who insist you should be giving up more of life's little luxuries to reduce your ‘carbon footprint'? Whatever your attitude to climate change, it's an issue which is hard to ignore and articles, opinion pieces and commentaries on the subject littered with metaphors and emotive language dominate newspaper websites and the blogosphere.

Environment - Health - 04.05.2009
Space settlement design competition lets school students aim for NASA’s stars
Space settlement design competition lets school students aim for NASA’s stars
Space settlement design competition lets school students aim for NASA?s stars Imperial helps secondary students to compete at the Sixteenth Annual International Space Settlement Design Competition Im

Law - Environment - 04.05.2009
Clean Power Plan Stay is Bad News for Texas, Natural Gas
The Supreme Court recently halted implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan, the flagship climate change program for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

Economics / Business - Environment - 29.04.2009

Environment - Administration - 28.04.2009
Climate Change and Transport: A Robust Infrastructure for 2050
A team of scientists from the University of Birmingham have secured 1.5 million for a four year project to examine how to make the UK's transport systems resilient to climate change.

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