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If you build on a flood-plain – use stilts

If you build on a flood-plain – use stilts

        A new study published in the Hydrological Sciences Journal examines the increasing frequency and severity of flooding, and concludes that there are clear links to population density and human activity. The report’s key conclusions are that flooding is mostly caused by what we do to or […]

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03/03/2014 at 12:44Climate Life&Liberty

Ultra-efficient hybrid engine runs on natural gas and diesel

Ultra-efficient hybrid engine runs on natural gas and diesel

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed an internal-combustion engine that emits less than half the CO2 compared to a regular vehicle engine without compromising performance. This corresponds to fuel consumption of less than 2.4 l per 100 km. Starting from a VW Golf diesel engine, this natural-gas/diesel hybrid makes use […]

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19/09/2013 at 12:39Auto Climate EU_Energy

Are we being invaded by aliens? Never fear …

Are we being invaded by aliens? Never fear …

The new EASIN network is intended to help report and track some 16,000 invasive-alien plant and animal species across the EU.

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01/10/2012 at 23:06Climate EU

BBC Electric Ride – 4000 mile electric tour Europe

BBC Electric Ride – 4000 mile electric tour Europe

BBC Electric Ride – 4000 miles round Europe in an electric car in June 2010.

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02/06/2010 at 19:08Auto Climate EU_Energy Travel