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CryoSat reveals major loss of Arctic Sea ice

An international team of scientists using new measurements from ESA's ice mission has discovered that the volume of Arctic sea ice has declined by 36% during autumn and 9% during winter between 2003 and 2012.

Posted: Feb 13th, 2013

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A new technology for producing hydrogen

The PhD thesis of Aingeru Remiro-Eguskiza, a chemical engineer of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), deals with the quest for a process to produce hydrogen from bio-oil that has a lower impact on the environment than the process using current routes.

Posted: Feb 13th, 2013

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Cities can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent

Cities around the world can significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by implementing aggressive but practical policy changes, says a new study by University of Toronto Civil Engineering Professor Chris Kennedy and World Bank climate change specialist Lorraine Sugar.

Posted: Feb 12th, 2013

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Producing hydrogen from wet biomass

Hydrogen can be produced sustainably using other sources than just wind power: the European research project SusFuelCat aims to improve the process of extracting hydrogen from wet biomass.

Posted: Feb 12th, 2013

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Forging new diplomatic bonds through science and technology

One of the most pressing global challenges is how to leverage the power of new knowledge to help address the global economic and environmental challenges. New science and technology diplomacy responses are emerging from smaller industrialized nations working with developing countries.

Posted: Feb 11th, 2013

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