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Alzheimer’s blood test ‘fishes’ for signs of disease

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Alzheimer’s blood test ‘fishes’ for signs of disease

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A new technique could lead to a blood test for detecting Alzheimer's, a US study claims. The small trial, published in the journal Cell, used thousands of artificial molecules to "fish" for the disease. Researcher...

Google Will Hit 100 Percent Renewable Energy This Year

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Google Will Hit 100 Percent Renewable Energy This Year

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Well done Google.   https://environment.google/projects/announcement-100/

‘Cancer dogs’ research launched in Milton Keynes

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‘Cancer dogs’ research launched in Milton Keynes

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The world's first scientific study to train a group of dogs to detect prostate cancer has been launched in Milton Keynes. The charity Medical Detection Dogs needs men from the east of England to donate samples ...

Ship sewage banned in Baltic Sea

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Ship sewage banned in Baltic Sea

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Ship sewage will no longer be allowed to foul the Baltic Sea. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday agreed to ban the discharge of sewage from passenger ships and ferries in the Baltic Sea. "T...

US to make profit from bailouts, Treasury says

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US to make profit from bailouts, Treasury says

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The US will make a profit from bailing out the nation's banks and carmakers at the height of the financial crisis, the Treasury Department has said. The bank bailouts may result in a return of $2bn (£1.3bn), the T...

How Carbon Credits are Saving Lives in Kenya

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How Carbon Credits are Saving Lives in Kenya

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The Skype connection to Kenya crackles. Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen, the 38-year-old CEO of a Swiss company that bears his family name, tried to make himself heard. His excitement is palpable. "Watching this u...

Sustainable Development Goals – Sustainable Textiles Conference

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Sustainable Development Goals – Sustainable Textiles Conference

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Big news has been rolling out of the Textile Exchange 2017 Textile Sustainability Conference near Washington, D.C. this week, providing evidence of the major paradigm shift taking place in the apparel and textile indu...

Japan’s Abe to Push Ahead with Reforms

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Japan’s Abe to Push Ahead with Reforms

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to push ahead with painful reforms labeled, "Abenomics," to pull Japan out of two decades of an ailing economy and political gridlock. Speaking to a news conference ...

Singapore to set up $11 million floating solar project in reservoir

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Singapore to set up $11 million floating solar project in reservoir

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Singapore will build its first floating solar system – the first of its kind in the region – in the calm waters of the western Tengeh Reservoir. The innovative project, led by the Economic Development Board (EDB) ...

Paris ready to turn ignition on electric car-sharing program

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Paris ready to turn ignition on electric car-sharing program

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Today sees Paris launch an ambitious electrically powered car-share service that it hopes will not only improve the quality of life in the City of Lights but also herald a revolution in sustainable urban transport....

Guardian Media Group to divest its £800m fund from fossil fuels

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Guardian Media Group to divest its £800m fund from fossil fuels

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GMG becomes largest fund yet known to pull out of coal, oil and gas companies in a move chair Neil Berkett calls a ‘hard-nosed business decision’ justified on ethical and financial grounds. The Guardian Media Group...

Green energy investment hits record global high

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Green energy investment hits record global high

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Global investment in renewable energy sources grew by 32% during 2010 to reach a record level of US$211bn (£132bn), a UN study has reported. The main growth drivers were backing for wind farms in China and roof...

Our ability to transform commodity markets will determine nature’s fate

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Our ability to transform commodity markets will determine nature’s fate

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The success of governments and big corporations in eliminating environmental degradation from the products we consume will play a critical role in determining the fate of the world's remaining wild places, said a ...

Electric Garbage Trucks Hit The Paris Streets

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Electric Garbage Trucks Hit The Paris Streets

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The City of Lights will be home to the first fleet of fully-electric garbage trucks. Created through a collaboration between Dow Kokam and PVI, the electric fleet will boast an advanced lithium polymer battery system...

Mr. President, Acting On Climate Will Advance Economic Growth And Create Jobs

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Mr. President, Acting On Climate Will Advance Economic Growth And Create Jobs

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by Bill Becker In his first post-election news conference, President Obama made clear that his concern about global climate change will not push the economy and jobs off the top of his priority list. “If...

Algeria plans rapid green energy ramp-up

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Algeria plans rapid green energy ramp-up

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Algeria is aiming to generate 40 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020, energy minister Youcef Yousfi has announced. About 60 renewable energy projects will be launched to give a capacity of ...

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg signs up for Giving Pledge

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg signs up for Giving Pledge

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Zuckerberg agrees to donate most of his wealth to charity

Grocery giant committs to zero deforestation policy for palm oil sourcing

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Grocery giant committs to zero deforestation policy for palm oil sourcing

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Safeway has become the latest company to establish a policy that excludes deforestation-linked palm oil from its products. Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY), the second biggest U.S. grocery chain, made the commitment in res...

Bamboo Bike “BamBike” Strives To Make Philippines Less Polluted

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Bamboo Bike “BamBike” Strives To Make Philippines Less Polluted

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How can you make a green form of transportation even greener? Bryan McClelland may have the answer: bamboo bikes. McClelland has created the BamBike, a bicycle made out of bamboo. The bicycles are made in Manila, P...

Amazon deforestation at record low, data shows

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Amazon deforestation at record low, data shows

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Rate of illegal logging has fallen, but critics claim Brazil has weakened protection measures by revising Forest Code Deforestation of the Amazon has fallen to its lowest levels since records began, according to da...