#Investment

Breakthrough Starshot aims to reach Alpha Centauri within a generation.

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Breakthrough Starshot is taking a novel approach to space exploration by using "nano craft" to reach Alpha Centauri within 20 years of its launch. These tiny crafts are designed to...

Carbon emissions drop in the UK as renewables rise

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

Provisional figures released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have revealed a 3.4% drop in greenhouse gas emissions last year. This decrease is thanks in large part...

Japanese government builds giant ice wall to surround Fukushima nuclear plant

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A Japanese project to freeze soil around the decommissioned Fukushima nuclear plant into a giant ice wall has been activated. The wall is designed to stop the spillage of dangerous...

Record $286 billion invested in renewables globally in 2015

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Developing nations have led the way in investing in renewable energy in 2015, as revealed by a study by the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management for the UN Environment...

Birmingham plastics manufacturer wins £1m worth of new contracts

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The UK automotive industry’s boom has positively impacted Birmingham plastic injection moulding specialist Barkley Plastics. The company has announced more than £1m of new contracts, including work producing interior parts...

Business Secretary Sajid Javid announces new multi-million pound fund for degree apprenticeships

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Business Secretary Sajid Javid has announced on a visit to Manchester Metropolitan University a new £10 million fund to allow students to study for a full Bachelors or Master’s Degree...