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Japan proposes cutting emissions by a quarter by 2030
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Japan is proposing to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 26 percent by 2030 amid international efforts to create a new framework for addressing climate change. The final draft of the government target, released Thursday, said Japan will aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 26 percent by 2030 from 2013 levels, or 25.4 percent from 2005 levels. That is below the U.S. target of a ...

Toxic waste defiles defunct chemical plant in Hungary
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Greenpeace says leaking, rusted barrels full of toxic materials stored in the open at a defunct chemical company in Hungary could cause an environmental catastrophe. The government says it will take months before the chemicals are removed and the area can be cleaned up. Gergely Simon, a Greenpeace chemicals expert, called the situation at the Budapest Chemical Works "near catastrophic." He said ...

HORIBA Scientific To Offer Free Webinar on Resonance Raman and Photoluminescence Spectroscopy and Imaging of 2D Nanocrystals
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HORIBA Scientific, a global leader in Raman spectroscopy systems, is pleased to be offering a free webinar entitled, “Resonance Raman and Photoluminescence Spectroscopy and Imaging of 2D Nanocrystals,” on Tuesday, May 19th , at 10:00am PST/12:00pm CST/1:00pm EST. It will be moderated by Laura Bush, Editorial Director of Spectroscopy. Content will be provided by Dr. David Tuschel, ...

Study into Dutch ‘plastic soup` launched following STW investment
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Technology Foundation STW has invested in a new research project aimed at assessing the degree to which inland waterways in the Netherlands are polluted with extremely small plastic particles. For this project, scientists from Wageningen UR and Utrecht University will be developing new methods and acquiring knowledge on plastic pollution. STW is investing 650,000 euros in the study. A broad ...

International Noise Awareness Day – Here’s 5 Facts About Noise
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Wednesday 29th April 2015 is International Noise Awareness Day. A day when people, organisations and governments around the world raise awareness of unwanted noise that can affect your health. To commemorate this day, here’s 5 noise facts. 1. The Definition of Noise is “Unwanted Sound” Technically, there is actually no such thing as a noise. Noise is perceived as an ...

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