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Car Makers Join Coalition in Vision for Electrified Future

Car manufacturers are among a group of more than 50 businesses, environmentalists, clean air campaigners and consumer advocates to reveal a new national vision for a clean, modern, and electrified future of mobility.
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Sea Levels Continue Rising as Antartic Ice Melts

Researchers have revealed that Antartica's ice sheet is melting at a rate that is raising sea levels by a half millimetre a year. Some 200 billion tons of ice from Antartica is melting annually, tripling the rate over the last 10 years.
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Cross-Laminated Timber’s Demand to Grow By 15%

Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 – 2025 forecasts remarkable growth for the timber which is used from residential units to government buildings.
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Fresh Water Harvested from Desert Air

Researchers have successfully carried out trials on a new water harvester that can extract drinkable water from the air - offering a solution to people living in water-deprived areas.
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Carbon Dioxide Extraction Moves Towards Commercialisation

An updated analysis suggests the cost of extracting a tonne of CO2 from the atmosphere now ranges between US$94 and $232. 2011 analysis put the cost at $600 per tonne.
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Reduce Car Pollutant Deaths by Working From Home

The research, by Oxford and Bath University, showed that related health costs from car and van emissions are costing about £6 billion a year in damage.
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3D Printed Houses to Spring Up in Eindhoven

A Dutch construction company is daring to think the unthinkable - building the first liveable 3D homes. Van Wijnen is 3D printing the first homes in the world that are able to pass a home inspection.
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Tesla Teases with Model Y Image

Tesla has revealed glimpses of what its all-electric compact SUV could look like in years to come.
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Ikea Pledges to Ditch Single-Use Plastic Products

Swedish furniture chain Ikea is to phase out single-use plastic products within two years. It announced that it was acting to promote a more sustainable life for consumers amid growing concerns about the effects of plastic on the environment.
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Plastic Waste Reaches Antarctica

Snow and ice samples taken from Antarctica have revealed that plastic contamination has finally reached one of man's least touched areas on earth.