#Enviroment

From a researcher – Ten ways to cut shipping’s contribution to climate change

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In the middle of this summer’s shocking fires and floods came the grimmest climate science report yet from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, warning of a “code red for humanity” as our use of fossil fuels continues to drive up global temperatures. To keep below the...

Microsoft set to reboot its carbon footprint

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Microsoft has outlined radical plans to entirely reverse its carbon footprint by 2050. The tech giant said those who could afford to move faster and go further on reducing carbon emissions should do so. The US tech giant has pledged to remove all the carbon it has...

Engineers develop a new way to remove carbon dioxide from air

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A team of engineers from MIT have developed a new way to remove carbon dioxide from the air. The new tech could work on the green-gas at any concentration which means it could be used to capture not just CO2 from power plant emissions but from the open...

Oxford could become the world’s first zero emission zone by 2035

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Oxford prides itself as a bike-riding city, but the town might well become the world's first zero-emission zone by 2035 if plans to radically lower emissions are implemented. New plans could see any petrol or diesel vehicles entering the city would be fined - pushing commuters to use...

Ice Drones Embark on Antarctic Mission

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A flotilla of robot subs are on a mission to forecast sea level rise by mapping the unseen bottom of a melting ice shelf. The seven underwater robots developed by the University of Washington (U.W.) in Seattle have headed into the underwater world of Antarctica’s ice shelves...

Meet the AI that hunts poachers

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Meet PAWS - the elephant’s new protector. This new machine-⁠learning and game-theory system can predict where poachers are likely to strike. Poachers kill around 27,000 African elephants each year. This represents around 8% of their total population and, if unchecked, could drive them to extinction within the next...