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Forest fuel reduces climate changes

3 June, 2008 - Mittuniversitetet

Growing concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere primarily from CO2 emissions from the combustion of fossil fuels are impacting the climate on earth. Replacing fossil fuels with forest fuels is becoming more and more urgent. That would reduce the net emissions of CO2 and the effects on the climate. This is shown in a dissertation from Mid Sweden University.

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New vegetarian food with several benefits

28 May, 2008 - Chalmers tekniska högskola

A new vegetarian food that boosts the uptake of iron and offers a good set of proteins. This could be the result of a doctoral dissertation by Charlotte Eklund-Jonsson at the Department of Food Science, Chalmers University of Technology, in Sweden.

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CCS ­ grasping at straws in the climate debate?

8 May, 2008 - Linköpings universitet

Great hopes are being placed on undeveloped technology. Capturing and storing carbon dioxide is predicted to be one of the most important measures to counter the threats to our climate. But the technology still hasn’t been tested in full scale, and the complications and risks it entails may have been grossly underestimated.