marzo, 2014

Climate change report

Climate change report

IPCC Report: A changing climate creates pervasive risks but opportunities exist for effective responses Responses will face challenges with high warming of the climate YOKOHAMA, Japan, 31 March – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report today that says the effects of climate change are already occurring on all continents and across the oceans. The world, in many...

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Solar panels for a cloudy day

Solar panels for a cloudy day

British scientists develop solar panels which work better on a cloudy day Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory have developed the ultimate solar panels for Britain, which work better on a gloomy, cloudy day. In a departure from ‘blue sky thinking’ scientists in Britain have developed solar panels that work better on a cloudy day. Their material is as thin and flexible as...

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World Water Day 2014

World Water Day 2014

World Water Day 2014: Water and Energy 22.03.2014 Water and energy are closely interlinked and interdependent. Energy generation and transmission requires utilization of water resources, particularly for hydroelectric, nuclear, and thermal energy sources. Conversely, about 8% of the global energy generation is used for pumping, treating and transporting water to various consumers. In 2014, the UN...

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