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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 - 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 - 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.

Health - Environment - 03.01.2010
Children more likely to catch swine flu, says new research
Children more likely to catch swine flu, says new research
Children more likely to catch swine flu, says new research Study looks at risk factors for swine flu transmission in households - %0A " Imperial College London News Release Under strict embargo until

Physics - Environment - 03.01.2010
Spectacular Mars images reveal evidence of ancient lakes
Spectacular Mars images reveal evidence of ancient lakes
Spectacular Mars images reveal evidence of ancient lakes Images reveal that Mars had lakes approvimately 3 billion years ago, which was a time previously thought too cold to sustain them %0A " Imperi

Environment - Life Sciences - 23.12.2009
’60 Minutes’ to feature Cornell’s Elephant Listening Project
In February, researchers from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Elephant Listening Project (ELP) caught a charter plane from Cameroon to the Central African Republic with "60 Minutes" anchor Bob Simon and a video crew.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 23.12.2009
Climate change puts ecosystems on the run
BERKELEY — Global warming is causing climate belts to shift toward the poles and to higher elevations.

Environment - Economics / Business - 22.12.2009
«Wir brauchen einen globalen Emissionshandel»
Zurich - University of Zurich Marc Chesney, Professor für Finance an der Universität Zürich, ist nicht begeistert über das Resultat der Klimakonferenz von Kopenhagen.

Environment - 21.12.2009
Hungern und frieren im Altiplano
Zurich - University of Zurich Der Klimawandel trifft die Menschen in den armen Ländern besonders hart.

Environment - 20.12.2009
New Director for Imperial’s Institute for Security Science and Technology
New Director for Imperial’s Institute for Security Science and Technology
New Director for Imperial?s Institute for Security Science and Technology Professor Chris Hankin is appointed Director of Imperial?s Institute for Security Science and Technology Monday 21 December 2

Earth Sciences - Environment - 18.12.2009
Study shows loss of 15-42 percent of mammals in North America
Study shows loss of 15-42 percent of mammals in North America
BERKELEY — If Earth is headed for a mass extinction like the previous five, in which more than 75 percent of all species were wiped out, then North American mammals are one-fifth to one-half th

Physics - Environment - 17.12.2009
Colliding auroras produce an explosion of light, UCLA scientists report
A network of ground-based cameras deployed around the Arctic in support of NASA's THEMIS mission has made a startling discovery about the aurora borealis, commonly known as the Northern Lights.

Environment - Veterinary - 16.12.2009
Several hundred million Euro investment to combat climate change and its effects on people's lives
Several hundred million Euro investment to combat climate change and its effects on people’s lives
Several hundred million Euro investment to combat climate change and its effects on people's lives Creation of Climate Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) signals Europe's commitment to tackling

Environment - Economics / Business - 15.12.2009
Seeing heat could prompt energy conservation
Researchers have carried out a preliminary study into the effect on householders who are shown thermal images of heat escaping from their homes – finding it could influence their energy conservation behaviour.

Environment - Economics / Business - 15.12.2009
Seeing heat could prompt energy conservation
Researchers have carried out a preliminary study into the effect on householders who are shown thermal images of heat escaping from their homes – finding it could influence their energy conservation behaviour.

Environment - Social Sciences - 14.12.2009
Humanitarian disasters highlighted by new technology
The University of Plymouth is using the latest satellite imaging technology to highlight the horrors of human rights abuse and deliberate environmental damage in the most inaccessible parts of the world.

Environment - Economics / Business - 08.12.2009

Environment - 08.12.2009
CPUC taps Vial Center to study state's green jobs needs
BERKELEY — The California Public Utilities Commission has chosen University of California, Berkeley's Donald Vial Center on Employment in the Green Economy to lead a $1.1 million study t

Physics - Environment - 07.12.2009
Life on Mars theory boosted by new methane study
Life on Mars theory boosted by new methane study
Life on Mars theory boosted by new methane study Scientists rule out the possibility that methane is delivered by meteorites into the Martian atmosphere %0A " For Immediate Release: Tuesday 8 Decembe

Economics / Business - Environment - 03.12.2009
New Economics Foundation lecture: The Great Transition
New Economics Foundation lecture: The Great Transition
Andrew Simms, Director of the New Economics Foundation (NEF) and UCL Geography alumnus, spoke at the UCL Environment Institute on 1 December.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 03.12.2009
Ocean report warns Copenhagen Conference that climate change challenge is tougher than feared
A new report looking at the relationship between the world’s oceans and global warming is set to fire a stark warning shot across the bows ahead of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 03.12.2009
Ocean report warns Copenhagen Conference that climate change challenge is tougher than feared
A new report looking at the relationship between the world’s oceans and global warming is set to fire a stark warning shot across the bows ahead of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen.

Environment - Economics / Business - 27.11.2009
University hosts BBC climate debate
University hosts BBC climate debate
PA 308/09 World-leading China experts will join the BBC's Chinese Service for a landmark web and broadcast debate on climate change at The University of Nottingham to coincide with the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen on December 7th 2009.

Environment - Physics - 25.11.2009
Living buildings could mop up carbon dioxide
Living buildings could mop up carbon dioxide
Architecture could help us tackle climate change, if we start to design our buildings with ?living? materials, according to Dr Rachel Armstrong, UCL Bartlett School of Architecture.

Health - Environment - 25.11.2009
Cutting greenhouse pollutants could directly save millions of lives worldwide
Cutting greenhouse pollutants could directly save millions of lives worldwide
BERKELEY — Tackling climate change by reducing carbon dioxide and other greenhouse emissions will have major direct health benefits in addition to reducing the risk of climate change, especially in low-income countries, according to a series of six papers appearing today (Wed.

Social Sciences - Environment - 24.11.2009
Imperial Professor works with international task force to help China go green
Imperial Professor works with international task force to help China go green
Imperial Professor works with international task force to help China go green 'Low carbon road map' proposed by team of experts %0A " By Danielle Reeves Wednesday 25 November 2009 An international ta

Environment - Economics / Business - 24.11.2009
University challenge to build Europe's most energy efficient home
University challenge to build Europe’s most energy efficient home
PA 304/09 The University of Nottingham is to represent Britain in an international competition to design, build and test drive Europe's most attractive, effective, and energy-efficient, zero carbon, solar-powered house.

Environment - Economics / Business - 23.11.2009
Shadow minister talks about new green initiatives at Imperial
Shadow minister talks about new green initiatives at Imperial
Shadow minister talks about new green initiatives at Imperial Shadow minister outlines his party?s plans for a sustainable UK ?

Health - Environment - 22.11.2009
Research reveals exactly how coughing is triggered by environmental irritants
Research reveals exactly how coughing is triggered by environmental irritants
Research reveals exactly how coughing is triggered by environmental irritants Findings suggest new target for potential cough treatments - %0A " Imperial College London News Release Under strict emba

Environment - Health - 22.11.2009
Green Week gets going
Green Week gets going
Green Week gets going Green Week is underway, with a range of events aimed at inspiring and informing the College community about green issues.

Health - Environment - 18.11.2009
New research helps explain why bird flu has not caused a pandemic
New research helps explain why bird flu has not caused a pandemic
New research helps explain why bird flu has not caused a pandemic Research suggests human to human transmission of H5 influenza viruses is unlikely - %0A " Imperial College London News Release Under

Environment - 17.11.2009
Students plan record-breaking zero emission ‘supercar’ journey along world’s longest road
Students plan record-breaking zero emission ‘supercar’ journey along world’s longest road
Students plan record-breaking zero emission ?supercar? journey along world?s longest road Imperial?s Racing Green Endurance team showcases its electric supercar at the College %0A " Wednesday 18 Nove

Environment - Health - 17.11.2009

Event - Environment - 16.11.2009
Imperial Sustainable Energy Futures MSc scoops Innovation award
Imperial Sustainable Energy Futures MSc scoops Innovation award
Imperial Sustainable Energy Futures MSc scoops Innovation award Imperial course receives Institute of Chemical Engineers' Award for Innovation and Excellence - %0A " Tuesday 17 November 2009 By John

History / Archeology - Environment - 12.11.2009
Just Enough: Sufficiency and the Cultural Imagination?
Just Enough: Sufficiency and the Cultural Imagination?
A symposium and evening roundtable debate, ?Just Enough: Sufficiency and the Cultural Imagination?, will be held on 4 December 2009.

Economics / Business - Environment - 12.11.2009

Environment - Chemistry - 11.11.2009
Princeton takes significant steps toward achieving sustainability goals
Princeton - Princeton In its first report since adopting a Sustainability Plan in February 2008, Princeton University states that on-campus greenhouse gas emissions have decreased for the first time since the University's energy-efficient cogeneration plant was installed in 1996.

Health - Environment - 10.11.2009
Drug shrinks lung cancer tumours in mice
Drug shrinks lung cancer tumours in mice
Drug shrinks lung cancer tumours in mice Researchers plan to take treatment to clinical trials - %0A " Imperial College London News Release Under strict embargo until: 13.00 EST/18.00 G

Physics - Environment - 09.11.2009

Event - Environment - 08.11.2009
Iconic bridge wins award with a little help from Imperial students
Iconic bridge wins award with a little help from Imperial students
Iconic bridge wins award with a little help from Imperial students Constructionarium initiative helps major engineering company win prestigious award %0A " Monday 9 October 2009 By Colin Smith An ico

Health - Environment - 08.11.2009

Earth Sciences - Environment - 08.11.2009
UM Professor’s Research Suggests Deep Creep Means Milder, More Frequent Earthquakes
November 09, 2009 — Virginia Key — With an average of four mini-earthquakes per day, Southern California's San Jacinto fault constantly adjusts to make it a less likely candidate for a ma

Health - Environment - 04.11.2009
LANL breaks ground on key sediment control project
LANL breaks ground on key sediment control project
Structures will limit flow of sediments toward Rio Grande Los Alamos, New Mexico, November 5, 2009— Crews broke ground this week on one of two engineered structures in a Los Alamos National Lab

Environment - 03.11.2009
The Energy Futures Lab celebrates becoming an Imperial institute and the opening of new premises
The Energy Futures Lab celebrates becoming an Imperial institute and the opening of new premises
The Energy Futures Lab celebrates becoming an Imperial institute and the opening of new premises New hub for energy research opens at the Imperial College London %0A " Wednesday 3 November 2009 By Co