Engineering in the spotlight at Singapore summits
Sep12

Engineering in the spotlight at Singapore summits

The Institution of Engineers launch a new accreditation scheme for engineers, as thousands gather in Singapore for the World Engineers Summit, International Green Building Conference and BEX Asia… Read Full...

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Development banks lend record $108.9 billion to clean energy
Sep12

Development banks lend record $108.9 billion to clean energy

Development banks worldwide lent a record $108.9 billion to renewable energy and energy-efficient technology last year as they scale back investment in coal-fired power plants, Bloomberg New Energy… Read Full...

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Japan disaster, economic crisis prompt IAEA to cut nuclear growth projection
Sep12

Japan disaster, economic crisis prompt IAEA to cut nuclear growth projection

The United Nations’ atomic agency has cut its long-term outlook for nuclear energy growth for a third year in a row, in part because of hesitancy following Japan’s Fukushima disaster. Read Full...

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BCA, UNEP to help Asia’s building industry reduce emissions
Sep12

BCA, UNEP to help Asia’s building industry reduce emissions

Singapore’s BCA Centre for Sustainable Buildings partners with the United Nations Environment Programme to develop national frameworks in Asia to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the building… Read Full...

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Plankton will suffer as oceans warm
Sep12

Plankton will suffer as oceans warm

Researchers at two UK universities have found that rising temperatures in the world’s oceans will affect the development of the plankton on which most marine life feeds. Read Full...

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New nano-tech could treat Chinas lake pollution
Sep12

New nano-tech could treat Chinas lake pollution

Chinese scientists announced on Monday that they have developed a type of nanomaterial which can catalyze algae masses growing on water surfaces into inorganic earth. Read Full...

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