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  • Fracking: UK shale gas reserves ‘significantly lower than previous estimates’

    The capacity of shale gas reserves in the UK could be “significantly lower” than estimates previously set out in 2013. That’s according to the University of Nottingham and the British Geological Survey (BGS), which claim the figures that were projected six years ago were based on a “desk top study”, using data from US shale […]

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  • Dangerous levels of air pollution in quarter of England’s hospitals

    A quarter of hospitals in England are located in areas with dangerous levels of air pollution. That’s according to new research by the British Lung Foundation and UK100, which suggests around 10.5 million patients a year could be exposed to toxic air pollution when they visit hospitals in the UK. It also reveals around 248 […]

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  • Repairable and upgradable battery charges onto the market

    Battery developer Aceleron claims it has designed a circular lithium-ion battery. The UK firm says its long-life batteries are designed to be repaired, upgraded, reused and recycled, unlike most batteries which are thrown away when one component fails. It notes this is possible because its battery packs are held together by compression so they can […]

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