New York pours hundreds of millions of dollars into new renewable energy projects

New York State governor Andrew Cuomo has announced USD 360 million (EUR 339m) in support for 11 large-scale renewable energy projects, including two wind projects and one utility-scale solar scheme.   The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will invest the above-mentioned sum in projects that would add over

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Coca-Cola makes U-turn, supports new Bottle Recycling Plan “Deposit Return System”

Coca-Cola says it supports a “well designed” deposit return scheme in the UK, despite earlier reports that the beverage giant was actively lobbying against the plans to increase bottle recycling in Europe.   As Environmental Leader reported earlier this week, UK lawmakers are considering a deposit and refund scheme (DRS)

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Help NESREA save the next Chisom Anekwe (nee Okereke) from the jaws of death

Each time you visit the hospital for treatment and successfully return home, do you ever ask yourself how the hospital you visited handles its healthcare wastes? After the series of tests at the laboratory, do you know what lab owners, lab scientists and technologists do with your blood samples, semen,

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TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship Programme (Fully sponsored PhD Scholarships)

Deadline: July 25, 2017   The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of the Ministry of Science and Technology in India, and TWAS have established a fellowship programme for foreign scholars from developing countries who wish to pursue research towards a PhD in biotechnology.   Partner Organizations: Department of Biotechnology (DBT), India

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Apply: TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowship Programme (Fully-funded)

Deadline: June 26, 2017   The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of India and TWAS have established a number of fellowships for foreign scholars from developing countries who wish to pursue research toward a PhD in emerging areas of science and technology for which facilities are available in

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Fully-funded Scholarships for Masters in Public Health, Community Eye Health (Apply Now)

Deadlines: July 31, 2017 and September 30, 2017   Masters Public Health, Community Eye Health and Postgraduate Diploma, Community Eye Health To support the training of eye health professionals with strong public health skills, the Consortium offers scholarships for candidates from low- and middle-income African Commonwealth countries who have been accepted

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