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Garage Technology Ventures launches Cleantech Investment Program

The partnership is initially focused on technologies of strategic interest to corporate partners in the areas of materials science, energy technologies, advanced chemistry, and clean technologies. As the program expands, the scope will include software, IT, communications, mobile, and other sectors.

Posted: Dec 4th, 2012

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Symposium "Limits to Growth" draws up a blueprint for sustainable development

Every eighth human being suffers either from undernourishment or starvation, and 12.5% of the world's population has no access to clean drinking water - just two background facts in focus on the second day of the anniversary symposium entitled "40 Years Limits to Growth", where scholars are debating ways out of the scarce-resource dilemma.

Posted: Dec 4th, 2012

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Record high for global carbon emissions

Global carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise again in 2012, reaching a record high of 35.6 billion tonnes - according to new figures from the Global Carbon Project.

Posted: Dec 2nd, 2012

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Making sustainability policies sustainable

Sweeping environmental policies come with hidden challenges - not only striving to achieve sustainability and benefit the environment - but over time ensuring the program itself can endure.

Posted: Nov 30th, 2012

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Clearest evidence yet of polar ice losses

After two decades of satellite observations, an international team of experts brought together by ESA and NASA has produced the most accurate assessment of ice losses from Antarctica and Greenland to date. This study finds that the combined rate of ice sheet melting is increasing.

Posted: Nov 30th, 2012

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Carbon dioxide could reduce crop yields

The carbon dioxide content of the atmosphere continues to climb and heat up the climate. The gas is, however, indispensable for plants, as they use the carbon it provides to form glucose and other important substances. Therefore, the more carbon dioxide the better? The equation is unfortunately not as simple as that.

Posted: Nov 30th, 2012

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