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Environment - Economics / Business - 05.07.2010

Environment - Earth Sciences - 04.07.2010

Environment - Economics / Business - 04.07.2010

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

Economics / Business - Environment - 01.07.2010

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 - Event - 28.06.2010

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 - Economics / Business - 24.06.2010

Environment - Economics / Business - 24.06.2010

History / Archeology - Environment - 24.06.2010

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 season in the

Environment - Computer Science - 24.06.2010

Environment - Life Sciences - 23.06.2010

Environment - Economics / Business - 23.06.2010

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 - Administration - 20.06.2010
Scientists identify twelve atmospheric services that should be protected by a law of the atmosphere
Twelve services provided by the Earth's atmosphere that are vital to human well-being and existence, have been identified by meteorologists and scientists at the University of Birmingham.

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 - 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.

Economics / Business - Environment - 17.06.2010

Economics / Business - Environment - 17.06.2010

Environment - Sport - 17.06.2010

Environment - Sport - 17.06.2010

Economics / Business - Environment - 16.06.2010

Environment - Administration - 16.06.2010

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 - Economics / Business - 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.

Economics / Business - Environment - 15.06.2010