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AIA sponsorship is stain on Spurs shirts, say Kick Out Coal campaigners

Tottenham Hotspur may be top of the Premier League for a change, but the climate credentials of its shirt sponsor AIA are among the lowest of any club in the country, according to a new report by fossil fuel divestment…

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Could we ever pull enough carbon out of the atmosphere to stop climate change? – Livescience.com

Nature has equipped Earth with several giant “sponges,” or carbon sinks, that can help humans battle climate change. These natural sponges, as well as human-made ones, can sop up carbon, effectively removing it from the atmosphere.  But what does this…

Could we ever pull enough carbon out of the atmosphere to stop climate change? – Livescience.com

Nature has equipped Earth with several giant “sponges,” or carbon sinks, that can help humans battle climate change. These natural sponges, as well as human-made ones, can sop up carbon, effectively removing it from the atmosphere.  But what does this…

The Paris Climate Agreement Is All Hot Air For Zero Gain

The anti-democratic sentiments of the climate change cult have been exposed again. According to them, the results of an election in the United States should change the Australian government’s policy on climate change. Despite allegations of interstate voting, ballot harvesting,…

UK is ‘Looking to the future,’ Setting a Ban on Gas and Diesel Car Sales For 2030

The long-hypothesized ban in the UK on the sale of cars that burn fossil fuels has been officially scheduled for 2030, making it the earliest of the powerful Western economies to do so. The ban comes into effect five years ahead of previously discussed deadlines; it would affect both gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles, and five […]

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Turning waste plastic into carbon nanotubes to transmit electricity

(Swansea University) Scientists at Swansea University are extracting carbon atoms found in waste plastics and turning them into a nanotube format that can be used for the transmission of electricity. They are producing plastic electric cables without the copper wire inside them, which can be used in residential and industrial construction.The Welsh government is investing in the plastics upscaling project, which has the potential to create highly-skilled jobs in Wales.

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City of London buys into new Dorset solar farm to help power Square Mile

Thousands of solar panels in the Dorset countryside will soon power Britain’s historic financial centre under a new renewable energy deal struck by the City of London Corporation. The City’s governing body expects to save £3m by buying over half…

Cranfield University and EGB Engineering UK secure business investment from Innovate UK

(Cranfield University) Cranfield University and EGB Engineering UK have been successful in securing co-funding from the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, for industrial research into low-carbon renewable heating and cooling systems to decarbonise buildings.

New tool predicts geological movement and the flow of groundwater in old coalfields

(University of Nottingham) A remote monitoring tool to help authorities manage public safety and environmental issues in recently abandoned coal mines has been developed by the University of Nottingham.The tool uses satellite radar imagery to capture millimetre-scale measurements of changes in terrain height. Such measurements can be used to monitor and forecast groundwater levels and changes in geological conditions deep below the earth’s surface in former mining areas.