Screen shocker: TVs: the next testing scandal?

VOLKSWAGEN, a German carmaker, has been disgraced for designing clever software that allowed it to cheat on emissions tests for diesel cars. A different...

Government inaction leading to more cyclist deaths, say leading cycling groups

November 21st, 2017 Ireland’s leading cycling organisations have blamed Government inaction for a rise in the number of cyclists deaths this year after two more riders...

Solar cells: How clean is solar power?

THAT solar panels do not emit greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide when they are generating electricity is without question. This is why they...

Indigenous peoples given a voice at UN climate talks

In a landmark deal, nations gathered in Bonn agreed to create a platform for indigenous peoples to actively participate in the UN climate talks.  For...

Guest post: Why BECCS might not produce ‘negative’ emissions after all

Dr Anna Harper is a research fellow and lecturer in climate science in the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences at the University...

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