News tagged with world challenges

New and under the sun

A group of Cambridge students are hoping that their game-changing design of solar car will make them the first British winners of the World Solar Challenge.

Jul 05, 2013
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EU court maintains seal fur ban

An EU court in a much-anticipated ruling Thursday upheld a 2010 ban on seal products, throwing out an appeal by fur traders including native Inuit from Canada and Greenland, and Scottish sporran-makers.

Apr 25, 2013
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WEF: Economic, climate crises raise global risks

With rising economic strains on one side and ever more environmental concerns on the other, the world could soon find itself in "the perfect global storm", the World Economic Forum warned in a report on Tuesday.

Jan 08, 2013
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