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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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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