Archive: 13/01/2014

US carbon pollution up two percent in 2013

A new government report says energy-related carbon dioxide pollution increased slightly last year after declining for several years in a row. The 2 percent increase was largely due to a small increase in coal consumption ...

dateJan 13, 2014 in Environment
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Enforcement and anti-poaching measures set to fail

In a paper published in Conservation Letters, researchers from the University of Kent's Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE) argue that despite record levels of funding being invested in enforcement and anti-poaching ...

dateJan 13, 2014 in Ecology
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Towards perfect control of light waves

( —A team at the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics (LAP) in Garching (Germany) has constructed a detector, which provides a detailed picture of the waveforms of femtosecond laser pulses. Knowledge of the exact ...

dateJan 13, 2014 in Optics & Photonics
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Fisker bankruptcy bidding heats up quickly

A group led by Hong Kong billionaire Richard Li is offering $55 million at auction for Fisker Automotive, just days after a judge rejected a private sale of the failed electric-vehicle manufacturer.

dateJan 13, 2014 in Business
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