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Stacks of Clothes

Well dressed?

01 Apr 2007

As clothes become cheaper and fashion becomes 'faster', how are we to balance our consumption with environmental, economic and social sustainability?

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UK falling short in cutting carbon emissions

16 Feb 2007

Britain will fail to meet even the minimum target for reduced carbon emissions by 2020 if it does not introduce tougher green policies, a conference...

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Lecture: The Prince of Wales's Business & the Environment Programme

31 Jan 2007

H Lee Scott, CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., will be in London today to deliver the London Lecture of The Prince of Wales's Business & the...

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Cambridge scientists lay groundwork for safer nuclear waste storage

11 Jan 2007

Mineral-based waste forms could enable safer, cheaper and more publicly acceptable disposal.

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Energy survey reveals gap between attitudes and action

20 Dec 2006

A new survey of public attitudes towards energy and the environment has shown a clear divergence between people’s views as citizens and their actions...

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Gonville & Caius expands for the 21st century

17 Oct 2006

Gonville & Caius College opened the doors to its brand new student residence and conference centre at 5 West Road this term, marking the most...

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Coastal communities face greater threat of flooding due to land reclamation

01 Sep 2006

Seafront communities are being left wide open to the risk of flooding because of the loss of coastal ecosystems, a Cambridge academic has warned.

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Uncovering the future of Helium

13 Jun 2006

The UK’s biggest provider of Helium is joining forces with a major user and Cambridge academics to sponsor a three year research project, the results...

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