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Science and Technology

Technological and scientific advancements can have a significant impact on the green credentials of many products and the energy efficiency of processes within businesses and the home. We want to keep you up to date with the latest discoveries and progress made, and new ways that science and green technology can help you and your home have less impact on the environment.

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Netatmo Weather Station Review

We were lucky enough to be offered a personal weather station from Netatmo to review.

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Pollution Could Be Cut With Green Streets

A new study published in the Environmental Science and Technology Journal has found that increasing the number of green walls in cities could help reduce levels of pollution.

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Renewable Energy Systems Can Reduce Carbon Emissions

One of the largest areas to consider if you’re looking at ways to be greener and to reduce your carbon footprint is by looking at the resources that you and your family consume.

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Light Emitting Wallpaper Could Help Cut Carbon Emissions

A revolutionary new product from organic light emitting diode (OLED) technology company, LOMOX, based in St Asaph, North Wales, could replace the light bulb.

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Micro-Hybrid Technology Could Stop-Start An Eco-Car Revolution

Even the most environmentally minded among us often have to frequently rely on four wheel car transportation to get us from A to B so finding a low carbon emitting car, whether it's a family car or a commuter vehicle, is important.

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Environment Agency To Integrate Carbon Emission Reducing VPO Technology

Further to a trial in 8 of their buildings, the Environment Agency will install Voltage Power Optimisation technology in a further 33 of its buildings in a bid to reduce their energy consumption and carbon emissions.

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Solar Tiles Could Eclipse Photovoltaic Solar Panels

The familiar conventional solar panel that springs to mind when someone mentions solar power could be replaced by the new trend of integrating solar technology into buildings.

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Peugeot and Mitsubishi Join Forces In Building European Electric Car

The electric car market is due to get another boost following an agreement between Japanese car manufacturer Mitsubishi, and French owned Peugeot.

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DECC Appoint David MacKay As Chief Scientific Adviser

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has appointed David MacKay as chief scientific advisor.

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Centre For Alternative Technology Introduce UK’s First Micro Grid

The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), based in Machynlleth, in Wales has pioneered a new way of delivering energy to local communities via the UK's first micro-grid.

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Homeopathic Remedies Could Cure Swine Flu

Homeopathic doctors in Mexico City have discovered that homeopathy can be used to successfully treat and cure swine flu.

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Zero Emission Nissan ‘Leaf’ Electric Car Revealed

Car manufacturers Nissan have announced their new 100% electric car, the Leaf, will be rolled out in car showrooms by the end of next year.

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New Sainsbury’s Store Powers Its Checkouts On Kinetic Energy

You would be forgiven for thinking that all supermarkets are born equal; the same blueprint for design and layout.

New Zealand High Court Declares GM Animal Applications Invalid

Applications submitted to ERMA (New Zealand's Environmental Risk Management Authority) from AgResearch, New Zealand's largest Crown Research Institute, have been declared invalid by the High Court following an appeal from GE Free NZ.