News tagged with carbon emissions

Can a city ever be truly carbon neutral?

Upon becoming Greater Manchester's first elected mayor, Andy Burnham announced his ambition to make the city-region one of the greenest in Europe. In his Mayor's manifesto, the former MP and Labour leadership candidate, committed ...

dateMar 20, 2018 in Environment
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Accurately measuring embodied carbon in buildings

Embodied carbon in the construction industry is a major factor of climate change, but it is rarely measured accurately. A reference text co-edited by an EPFL researcher calls for greater transparency surrounding embodied ...

dateMar 12, 2018 in Environment
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Many colours from a single dot

Physicists Bart van Dam and Katerina Newell (Dohnalova) from the UvA Institute of Physics, in collaboration with Emanuele Marino and Peter Schall as well as colleagues from the University of Twente and Jiljin University in ...

dateFeb 19, 2018 in Nanophysics
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