George Clooney blasts Trump and climate change deniers

The actor launches a spoof new charity called ‘United to Defeat Untruthful Misinformation and Support Science’ or UDUMASS in a video parody about educating ‘idiots’ on climate change

Forget that morning coffee… your solar panels need it more than you do

Scientists suggest caffeine can boost the efficiency and stability of an alternative type of solar cells

‘More frequent rainfall is speeding up Greenland’s ice-melt’

Scientists believe climate change means rain is falling instead of snow, accelerating the melting of ice formations

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US launches advanced reactor tech to boost new nuclear growth

A new Versatile Test Reactor will help the US to conduct research into new nuclear fuels, materials, instrumentation and sensors

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‘There’s a 99.9999% chance humans are causing climate change’

This figure is the ‘gold standard’ for certainty, a statistical measure often used in scientific studies

Technologies developed for space have a future on Earth

Cross-sector collaboration at a UK technology hub is paving the way for innovation

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Batteries get safer and live longer with spongy tech

Penn State engineers have discovered a new technique able to double the life cycle of such devices

UK provides £1.3bn boost for science and tech talent

The funding hopes to guarantee the nation’s position at the forefront of innovative technologies

Science park invests £400k in low carbon upgrades

The new infrastructure put into place by Manchester Science Partnerships includes a Tesla Powerpack to reduce reliance on the grid

Scientific advisors promote climate change knowledge exchange

Experts from across the Commonwealth are to establish a knowledge exchange network to tackle issues such as climate change, food security and the state of the oceans