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Record CO2 levels fuel urgent calls for emissions cuts
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Global carbon dioxide emissions will this year reach a new record as power stations, cars, buses, trains, aircraft, tractors, factories, farms and cement works continue to burn fossil fuels − releasing an estimated 40 billion tonnes of the greenhouse gas into the atmosphere. And the world’s chances of limiting global average surface warming to 2°C – an ambition agreed ...

NREL to Test Inverters for the “Little Box Challenge” Presented by Google and IEEE
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The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will test power inverters submitted to the Little Box Challenge presented by Google and the IEEE Power Electronics Society. The Challenge is an open competition to build smaller power inverters for use in solar power systems. The winner of the $1 million prize will have designed and built a kilowatt-scale inverter with ...

Less Than 1% of Sweden’s Waste goes to Landfill
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It is hard to believe that as a civilised society, we continue to dump waste in landfill and there are several environmental problems associated with this activity. Greenhouse gases such as methane seep out of them and toxic chemicals like those from household cleaning products can pollute both the soil and groundwater. In addition they are smelly, noisy, can harm some wildlife species, plus they ...

Have you put Camlab cleaning fluids to the test?
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Across the range of Camclean and Camacid we have detergents tough enough for any cleaning task in the lab, and we would love you to put them to the test on your difficult cleaning jobs. The classic Camclean and Camacid are compatible with most laboratory glasswashers. They have been developed to work together to cope with difficult cleaning tasks and still leave a perfect streak free finish on ...

Mexico warns Arizona of waste spill into river
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Authorities are testing water from the San Pedro River in southern Arizona that may be contaminated with toxic waste that traveled north after a massive copper mine spill in Mexico this summer. Mexican officials on Monday issued a binational alert that contaminated water had made its way into the San Pedro River, which runs north to Pinal County in Arizona. The contamination came from ...

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