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Bottrill 00:15:00

Music’s Energy Footprint

by Catherine Bottrill
Music’s Energy Footprint
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 983 views
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A look at how the UK music industry is working with energy and climate researcher Catherine Bottrill to reduce its carbon footprint.nIn 2007 a group of influential people from the music industry formed Julie's Bicycle, an organisation dedicated to re....

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Lovelock 00:13:00

James Lovelock – A Final Warning

by James Lovelock
James Lovelock – A Final Warning
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 9 years ago | 1111 views
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James Lovelock is best known as the father of Gaia theory; the idea that all parts of our planet form a complex interacting system, like a single organism. His new book depicts Gaia in trouble. In this interview Lovelock sounds a final warning for pl....

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McAdoo 00:10:00

Ancient tsunamis

by Brian McAdoo
Ancient tsunamis
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1039 views
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The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was not the first of its kind, according to research in Nature. Two groups of scientists have found sedimentary evidence for possible predecessors to the 2004 event in...

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Nayar Bhutan 00:04:00

Climate change: Bhutan

by Anjali Nayar
Climate change: Bhutan
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1082 views
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Nature reporter Anjali Nayar hiked for 21 days in Northern Bhutan to find out how this tiny Himalayan nation is dealing with rapidly melting glaciers.

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Hefferman 00:22:00

Climate change: The two-degree target

by Olive Hefferman
Climate change: The two-degree target
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1547 views
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In December 2009, policy makers meet in Copenhagen, Denmark to thrash out a new global deal on climate change. The aim is to limit global warming to two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial temperatures. We sent three young climate researchers along ....

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Howard 00:09:00

The role of Aerosols in Climate Change

by Phillip Howard
The role of Aerosols in Climate Change
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 864 views
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Phillip Howard presents on recent discussions regarding the role of aerosols in global climate change.

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Palmeri 00:07:00

The Science of Green Living

by Victoria Palmeri
The Science of Green Living
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 891 views
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Victoria outlines the various ways in which we can all help to reduce our footprint on the planet.

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Diaz-Nieto 00:09:00

Finding out where floods will occur

by Jacqueline Diaz-Nieto
Finding out where floods will occur
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1045 views
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This research is about developing a computer modelling tool to help manage surface water flooding.

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Banwart 00:16:00

Weathering Science – how soils are formed

by Steve Banwart
Weathering Science – how soils are formed
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1512 views
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Biological weathering and how this leads to soil formation

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Anderson 00:59:00

The Epidemic of Mad Cow Disease (BSE) in the UK

by Roy Anderson
The Epidemic of Mad Cow Disease (BSE) in the UK
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1168 views
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Roy discusses the disturbing events of the then (1997) recent history of the BSE epidemic and some of the crucial mistakes which contributed to the epidemic are highlighted.

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Malhi 00:14:00

Environmental Scientist & Space Forester

by Yavinder Malhi
Environmental Scientist & Space Forester
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1039 views
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Yadvinder works in the Geography department at Oxford University. He looks at how human activity and especially carbon dioxide emissions have changed the ecosystems of tropical rainforests. This work takes him on regular trips to his two research sit....

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wind 00:29:00

Endless Energy

by Various Presenters
Endless Energy
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1194 views
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How green are you prepared to be? Burning fossil fuel is choking our planet with carbon dioxide, but would you stop using petrol or allow wind farms to be built in your back yard? Is it finally time for renewable energy to stop being the alternative ....

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