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New device boosts memory storageYahoo! News | 27 Mar 2011
Researchers in Scotland have helped to create a new device which improves memory storage for technology including MP3s smartphones and cameras.
"Green" job creation risks backfiring: LomborgReuters | 06 Feb 2011
Investments to create new jobs in clean energies risk backfiring by curbing employment in other parts of the economy, a study commissioned by Danish "Skeptical Environmentalist" Bjorn Lomborg said on Monday.
What's the impact of washing clothes?Guardian Unlimited | 25 Nov 2010
Depending on how you do it, and how many loads you get through each week, laundry can contribute a surprising amount to your carbon footprint. Washing and drying a load every two days creates around 440kg of CO2e each year, which is equivalent to flying from London to Glasgow and back with 15-mile taxi rides to and from the airports.
UK says India carbon tie could help global dealReuters | 15 Nov 2010
Bilateral agreements to develop clean technology and unlock private sector finance could help fill the gap in the absence of an international climate change pact, Britain's climate and energy minister said on Monday.
David Cameron letting China off climate change hook, says LabourGuardian Unlimited | 07 Nov 2010
Official delegation heads for Beijing even as £14.4m fund set up to advise on alternatives to coal is slashed. David Cameron was accused last night of sending the wrong signals on climate change to China, the world's biggest polluter, as he prepared to lead the largest-ever official UK delegation to the country.
No progress without a green investment bankGuardian Unlimited | 07 Oct 2010
If David Cameron is to deliver his promise of a low-carbon economy, he must demonstrate the political will. David Cameron promised this to be the greenest government ever. Brave words. But it is not yet clear they will be matched by brave actions. Turning blue into green was at the heart of the...
Britain still committed to carbon capture: ministerYahoo! News | 04 Oct 2010
Britain is still committed to developing carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology as part of its efforts to reduce carbon emissions Britain's energy and climate change minister said on Monday.
Britain still committed to carbon capture: ministerReuters | 04 Oct 2010
Britain is still committed to developing carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology as part of its efforts to reduce carbon emissions, Britain's energy and climate change minister said on Monday.
Scientists create new biofuel from by-products of whisky productionDaily Mail | 17 Aug 2010
Edinburgh Napier University has filed a patent for the product, which can be used in ordinary cars without any special adaptions. As part of the research, the centre was provided with samples of whisky distilling by-products from Diageo's Glenkinchie Distillery in Tranent, East Lothian.It uses...
Letters: Our policy on clean energy is clearGuardian Unlimited | 16 Aug 2010
The idea that we are "watering down" our commitment is simply incorrect (Dirtiest coal power plants win reprieve, 16 August): this government has committed to introducing an emissions performance standard. We are moving as quickly as possible and our consultation on a radical reform of the...
Manufacturers appeal for simplified carbon taxGuardian Unlimited | 20 Jun 2010
EEF says a single levy based on energy use would encourage businesses to move towards cleaner energyBritain's manufacturers have condemned the government's climate change policy as "chaotic, overcrowded and complicated" and are calling on George Osborne to use his emergency budget to introduce an...
UK 'could be zero carbon by 2030'Environment Data Interactive Exchange | 16 Jun 2010
A report outlining what the UK would need to do to reach carbon neutrality over the next 20 years has been published by the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT). It puts energy efficiency and a smart grid at the heart of its proposals, arguing the first thing to tackle is the huge wastage built...
Laurence Kemball-Cook's innovation: the PavegenGuardian Unlimited | 15 May 2010
The pavement slab that generates energy whenever a pedestrian walks across it"I just knew this idea had legs," says Laurence Kemball-Cook, ignoring the puns that come with the invention of an "energy-harvesting paving system" and explaining his confident leap, at just 24, from Loughborough...
New government must create local demand for low carbon economyEnvironment Data Interactive Exchange | 27 Apr 2010
Whoever is leading the country come May 7 needs to do more to stimulate the low carbon economy, according to a leading figure in the environmental industries. Whoever is leading the country come May 7 needs to do more to stimulate the low carbon economy, according to a leading figure in the environmental industries.
Nottingham tenants to get green refitsGreen Building Press | 15 Apr 2010
Housing and regeneration group, LHA-ASRA has been awarded £150,000 in a Government funded programme to make social housing greener and reduce fuel bills for local residents.
Eco-concrete made from rice husksBBC World Service | 13 Apr 2010
British and Indian scientists work together to make concrete from rice husks and coal ash to help tackle climate change.