2014-Climate-change

Philanthropies, including Rockefellers, and investors pledge $50bln fossil fuel divestment

Philanthropies, including Rockefellers, and investors pledge $50bln fossil fuel divestment

The Rockefellers, who made their vast fortune on oil, and other philanthropies and high-wealth individuals on Monday (September 22) will announce pledges to divest a total of $50 billion from fossil fuel investments.
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24Oct/14
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Zambians prepare to mark 50 year of freedom from colonial rule.

Zambians reflect on 50 years of freedom from colonial rule. The southern African nation has been fairly stable for most of its post independence years with an economy recently classified by the World Bank as a lower-middle-income nation, but still struggling with poverty and unemployment.
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20Oct/14
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Japanese scientists unveil floating 3D projection

Scientists in Tokyo have demonstrated what they say is the world’s first 3D projection that floats in mid air. A laser that fires a pulse up to a thousand times a second superheats molecules in the air, creating a spark which can be guided to certain points in the air to shape what the human eye perceives as an image.

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20Oct/14
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London phone box goes green as solar charging station

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (REUTERS) – London’s iconic red telephone boxes… are going green.

Called the Solarbox, this pilot model was launched recently in the city’s bustling shopping district to give passers-by a free and easy way to charge their phone.
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