Climate change: Seven ways to spot businesses greenwashing

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 02:58
Firms often claim they are eco-friendly but how can you check they are as green as they make out?
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COP26: Rich countries ‘pushing back’ on paying for climate loss

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 11/08/2021 - 14:26
Poorer countries say they are not able to get compensation for the damage caused by climate change.
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COP26: Fossil fuel industry has largest delegation at climate summit

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 11/08/2021 - 03:14
There are more participants than from any single country, a study shared with the BBC suggests.
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The space telescopes inspired by lobsters

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 11/08/2021 - 03:02
By mimicking the way lobsters’ eyes work, scientists have designed new X-ray space telescopes that can survey much larger areas.
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Covid-19: Dr Sharon Hopkins says it's 'so important' for people to get booster vaccine

Health News BBC - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 13:59
Dr Susan Hopkins from the UK Health Security Agency warns of a potentially "long and difficult winter".
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COP26: Countries must make bold compromises at summit - PM

Scientific News BBC - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 12:53
Officials must "pull together" as the climate summit in Glasgow enters its final week, Boris Johnson says.
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COP26: Time to sober up

Scientific News BBC - Sun, 11/07/2021 - 03:39
There's been progress - but huge hurdles remain to be cleared in the final week of talks in Glasgow.
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What is hydrogen energy and why is it important?

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 11/04/2021 - 03:23
The BBC’s Roger Harrabin takes a look at the tech behind hydrogen energy and its green potential.
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COP26: What do the poorest countries want from climate summit?

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 11/03/2021 - 19:30
Rich countries will get most of the attention, but developing countries are on climate change's front line.
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How to get a Covid test

Health News BBC - Wed, 11/03/2021 - 17:03
Lateral flow tests are more accurate than first thought, according to new research.
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What is Covid Plan B and what are the rules across the UK this winter?

Health News BBC - Wed, 11/03/2021 - 14:32
Health service figures are calling for stricter Covid restrictions in England to protect the NHS.
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What are the rules and guidance for face masks and coverings?

Health News BBC - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 19:25
Face coverings could become a legal requirement in England again if the NHS struggles this winter.
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HRT: 'The menopause made me feel I was disappearing inside myself'

Health News BBC - Fri, 10/29/2021 - 07:30
HRT can help women going through the menopause and one MP is trying to make it free on the NHS.
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'Agoraphobia makes you feel like a prisoner in your own home'

Health News BBC - Thu, 10/28/2021 - 18:55
MP Simon Clarke opted out of a Downing Street Budget photograph because of agoraphobia - what does it feel like to live with it?
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Sitting Bull: DNA confirms great-grandson's identity

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 10/28/2021 - 10:51
A sample of the Native American leader's hair confirms the identity of his great-grandson.
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Neutrino result heralds new chapter in physics

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 10/27/2021 - 19:46
A new chapter in physics is here, says a team that hunted for a key building block of the Universe.
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Is there a gap between public and private sector pay?

Health News BBC - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 17:22
The Treasury has been making some claims about pay in the public and private sectors.
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Blue Origin: Jeff Bezos unveils plans for 'space business park'

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 06:04
His space company Blue Origin hopes its venture will replace the International Space Station.
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The African tech firm hoping to power space missions

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 10/26/2021 - 02:53
Hypernova hopes that its thruster technology will be adopted on thousands of future small satellites.
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Signs of first planet found outside our galaxy

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 22:49
Astronomers have found hints of what could be the first planet ever to be discovered outside our galaxy.
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