New ‘super-white’ paint reflects 95.5% of light off buildings and may replace air conditioners

Scientists say they have created a new super-white paint that reflects 95.5 percent of the sunlight that hits it.  The new acrylic, developed at Perdue University, remains significantly cooler than the surrounding temperature in both daytime and at night.  The team designed the paint with calcium carbonate fillers to minimize the amount of ultraviolet light the paint … Read more New ‘super-white’ paint reflects 95.5% of light off buildings and may replace air conditioners

India’s capital sees severe smog hours after Donald Trump described the country’s air as ‘filthy’

New Delhi was blanketed in noxious haze Friday as air pollution levels in parts of the city soared to ‘severe’ levels, hours after US President Donald Trump described the air in the vast nation as ‘filthy’. Smoke from agricultural burning, vehicle fumes and industrial emissions – combined with cooler temperatures and slow-moving winds that trap … Read more India’s capital sees severe smog hours after Donald Trump described the country’s air as ‘filthy’

Monty Don slams garden centres for selling compost made from peat

Monty Don slams garden centres for ‘actively choosing to do harm’ by selling compost made from peat Peat has adverse effects on climate and is most damaging fuel of global warming  Intensive peat mining is also a known threat to rare and endangered species Gardeners urged to stop ‘sticking their head in the sand’ and … Read more Monty Don slams garden centres for selling compost made from peat

Prince William reveals he gets upset over politicians’ failure to combat climate change 

‘I am kept awake by climate failures’: Prince William reveals he gets upset over politicians’ failure to combat climate change Speaking to campaigners, Prince William, 38, said he doesn’t understand why ‘those who have the levers’ don’t do more to tackle climate change emergency Prince said pointing out ‘bad things’ was not always best way … Read more Prince William reveals he gets upset over politicians’ failure to combat climate change 

Climate change scientists take MORE flights than colleagues in other fields, study finds 

Climate change scientists take MORE work and leisure flights than colleagues in other fields, study finds Study found climate scientists take one extra flight per year compared to others  This is likely due to fact the climate scientists attend more global conferences Research, involving 1,400 scientists and 59 countries, said climate scientists more likely to … Read more Climate change scientists take MORE flights than colleagues in other fields, study finds 

Meghan Markle fans speculate she’s wearing Princess Diana’s emerald aquamarine ring in new photo

Meghan Markle fans have speculated the Duchess of Sussex sported Princess Diana’s £75,000 ring in a new official photograph with Prince Harry where she also wears her late mother-in-law’s Cartier watch. In photos released this week, the former actress, 39, wore a favourite suit costing almost £2,300 in total, while her jewellery included her £271,000 … Read more Meghan Markle fans speculate she’s wearing Princess Diana’s emerald aquamarine ring in new photo

Meghan Markle appears in new official pic with Harry wearing Princess Diana’s $23,000 Cartier watch

Meghan Markle appears in a new official photograph with Prince Harry wearing a  family heirloom once belonging to Princess Diana and the same Alexander McQueen suit she wore to her first evening engagement as a Royal.  The new picture of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex was released Friday to coincide with the news the couple will host … Read more Meghan Markle appears in new official pic with Harry wearing Princess Diana’s $23,000 Cartier watch

Meghan Markle appears in new official pic with Harry wearing Princess Diana’s $23,000 Cartier watch

Meghan Markle appears in a new official photograph with Prince Harry wearing a  family heirloom once belonging to Princess Diana and the same Alexander McQueen suit she wore to her first evening engagement as a Royal.  The new picture of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex was released Friday to coincide with the news the couple will host … Read more Meghan Markle appears in new official pic with Harry wearing Princess Diana’s $23,000 Cartier watch

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will host TIME100 Talk on the State of Our Shared Digital Experience

An official photograph of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex has been released to coincide with the news the couple will host a special edition of TIME100 Talks on the State of Our Shared Digital Experience on Tuesday.  Presented in partnership with P&G and themed around the topic of ‘Engineering a Better World,’ the special episode … Read more Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will host TIME100 Talk on the State of Our Shared Digital Experience

Treasures dating back some 9,500 years are revealed by melting glaciers due to climate change

Climate change is creating valuable archaeological sites in the Alpine mountains by melting glaciers and revealing wonders that would have otherwise lay hidden in the ice. Teams recently uncovered a knotted string of plant fibers some 6,000 years old, an ancient wooden figurine, laced shoes with remains of a prehistoric man dating back to 2,800 … Read more Treasures dating back some 9,500 years are revealed by melting glaciers due to climate change