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Ice cores reveal how atmospheric acidity affects nitrogen cycle

Data from Greenland indicate man-made sulphur dioxide as well as NOx to blame for decreasing nitrogen isotope ratio

China's air pollution leading to more erratic climate for US, say scientists

Computer modelling showed intensification of US-bound Pacific storms, driven by fine aerosols from coal power plants and traffic (from the Guardian)

Europe launches first Sentinel satellite

Mission will monitor the Earth in unprecedented detail

IPCC: greenhouse gas emissions have risen to 'unprecedented levels'

Emissions grew more quickly from 2000 to 2010 than in each of the three previous decades.

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Expert elicitation methods for studying technological change under uncertainty Apr 11, 2014

How will public research spending affect the future costs of nuclear power? Varun Rai examines a study that asked the experts.

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IPCC working group III – media coverage round-up

News and views on the latest installment of the IPCC's fifth assessment report.

IPCC – Mitigation in transportation: tough challenge but considerable opportunities in cities

Opportunities for emissions reduction in transport are emerging, especially when we start looking outside the box, or more specifically, outside the 'technology' box

Flights of fancy: airborne wind turbines

Wind turbines mounted on kites or flying wings seems an exotic idea, but the high altitude resource is very large- if the technology can be made to work reliably

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Teaching Fellow in Geophysics

Posting date: Mar 26, 2014
Closing date: May 15, 2014
London, United Kingdom

Research Associate in Statistical Physics and Flow in Porous Media

Posting date: Mar 31, 2014
Closing date: Apr 21, 2014
London, United Kingdom

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Posting date: Mar 27, 2014
Closing date: Apr 17, 2014
Dolina, Slovenia

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Posting date: Mar 12, 2014
Closing date: Apr 28, 2014
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4th International Conference on Energy and Environment 2013 (ICEE 2013) 5–6 March 2013, Putrajaya, Malaysia

IOP Conf. Ser.: Earth Environ. Sci., Volume 16 (2013)