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Check out the pitch deck Second Nature used to raise $10 million in order to tackle obesity in the UK

Check out the pitch deck Second Nature used to raise $10 million in order to tackle obesity in the UK

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

London-based health startup Second Nature has raised $10 million from Beringea. The company provides a 12-week programme to help those who are obese. "Obestity is an epidemic...
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Carbon project to take off with Heathrow's aid

4 days ago   |   Press and Journal

One of the world's busiest airports is backing an innovative climate change project near Dundee. Heathrow marked today's news that it has become one of the first major global...
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The power plant of the future could run on nuclear waste

5 days ago   |   Grist

A California-based start-up's plans to develop a power plant that can turn nuclear waste into energy just took a big step closer to reality. The company, Oklo, got a permit in...
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Second Nature raises $10m Series A

5 days ago   |   UKTN

Second Nature, the ‘habit change' programme that combines advice from health experts with tracking technology via a smartphone app to help people build health habits and lose...
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The end of Poland's last new coal plant?

6 days ago   |   Client Earth

Major Polish energy firms Enea and Energa have announced they will suspend funding to, and construction of, the country's last planned new coal plant, Ostroleka C, over...
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Why digital transformation doesn't just stop with technology

Why digital transformation doesn't just stop with technology

8 days ago   |   TechRadar

Digital transformation has been a popular discussion topic in the technology sphere for many years, as the ever-evolving and changing nature of the industry means that new...
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BP pulls advertising campaign just months after our legal complaint

10 days ago   |   Client Earth

During BP's net-zero announcement this week, new CEO Bernard Looney announced that BP will “stop corporate reputation advertising” and that the current Possibilities Everywhere...
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Your broken phone has a silver lining - and this company wants to turn it into jewelry

11 days ago   |   Grist

Each year, the world throws out billions of dollars ' worth of rare and precious metals, including gold and silver, inside phones, computers, and other discarded electronics...
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It's official: Federal judge shuts down the largest oil refinery on the East Coast

11 days ago   |   Grist

A federal judge finally confirmed the Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan of Philadelphia Energy Solutions on Thursday. The plan includes the sale of PES's 1,300-acre refinery complex...
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Did BP really just pledge to become a net-zero company? It's complicated

Did BP really just pledge to become a net-zero company? It's complicated

11 days ago   |   Grist

Net-zero promises from companies and governments are popping up as often as new Netflix shows, and just like those algorithmically driven hours of entertainment, not all clean...
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Emmerdale spoilers: Sudden exit for Doug Potts as Duncan Preston leaves show

Emmerdale spoilers: Sudden exit for Doug Potts as Duncan Preston leaves show

Duncan Preston is leaving Emmerdale and the role of Doug Potts - with his final scenes airing this week. There has been little hint on screen that Doug would be saying goodbye... Read more ...

Championship TV fixtures 2019/20: Sky Sports listings for every match live...

Championship TV fixtures 2019/20: Sky Sports listings for every match live on TV and online

The Championship is once again proving itself as one of the greatest football leagues in the world. Millions will flock to the Premier League as their default football fix, but... Read more ...

Methane and the fossil fuel industry

Methane and the fossil fuel industry

When we talk about climate change we spend a lot of time going on about carbon dioxide, which comes mainly from the direct burning of fossil fuels, but we often neglect the... Read more ...

Climate change is turning shellfish toxic - and threatening Alaska Natives

Climate change is turning shellfish toxic - and threatening Alaska Natives

Phyllis Clough was driving to Read more ...

Championship TV fixtures 2019/20: Sky Sports listings for every match live...

Championship TV fixtures 2019/20: Sky Sports listings for every match live on TV and online

The Championship is once again proving itself as one of the greatest football leagues in the world. Millions will flock to the Premier League as their default football fix, but... Read more ...

Population estimates of birds in GB and UK

Population estimates of birds in GB and UK

Estimates of population size are a key tool, used alongside population trend information and that on other aspects of bird ecology to assess conservation status. Periodic... Read more ...

Jargon May Be Even Worse for Communicating Complexity Than You Thought

Jargon May Be Even Worse for Communicating Complexity Than You Thought

If your goal in communicating is to lock people out, may we suggest loading your comments with jargon? Jargon, a specialized language or set of expressions used by a specific... Read more ...

Butterflywatch: shedding new light on hibernation tactics

Butterflywatch: shedding new light on hibernation tactics

Winter is the biggest challenge for British butterflies. Most species tackle it in their vulnerable caterpillar form, burrowing into leaf litter, while others such as the... Read more ...

Trump's national security advisor wildly claims Russia wants to elect Bernie...

Trump's national security advisor wildly claims Russia wants to elect Bernie Sanders because he'd cut defense spending to fund social programs

Trump's national security advisor Robert O'Brien said during a CBS News interview that Russia would like to see Sanders become president, an assessment directly at odds with US... Read more ...

Inside abandoned Pontins left to rot and become swallowed by nature

Inside abandoned Pontins left to rot and become swallowed by nature

The abandoned Pontins in Hemsby, Norfolk has changed a lot since it was closed down 12 years ago, with grass and trees having grown in the shells of the gutted buildings Read more ...