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  • US invests nearly $50m to advance nuclear energy tech

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) is investing $49.3 million (£39.6m) to help accelerate the development of advanced nuclear energy technologies. A total of 58 nuclear energy research, cross-cutting technology development and infrastructure projects in 25 states are sharing the funding. More than $28.5 million (£22.9m) is supporting 40 university-led nuclear energy research and development […]

    Posted at July 10, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on US invests nearly $50m to advance nuclear energy tech
  • Governments agree to strengthen climate education and awareness

    Governments have agreed on a draft decision to significantly strengthen climate education, awareness as well as public engagement. The decision, which is crucial towards helping achieve the goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C and scaling up Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) implementation, will be formally adopted at the UN Climate Change Conference in […]

    Posted at July 8, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Governments agree to strengthen climate education and awareness
  • ‘Cross-party commission needed to agree climate emergency plans’

    Trade unions from across the UK have called for a cross-party commission to be introduced to agree upon climate emergency plans. The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has published a roadmap outlining how the transition to a low carbon economy can be reached while simultaneously meeting the needs of workers. It says the cross-party national commission […]

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