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Leicester geographer researches cheap, green homes

Leicester geographer researches cheap, green homes

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 03, 2010 02:20 PM |

Building an eco-friendly home is a great idea but the cost of solar panels, thermal heat pumps and suchlike is prohibitively expensive for most people. It’s one of the great ironies of our time that the folk best positioned to cut their domestic carbon footprint are those with money to burn.

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Early humans and plant evolution: the Annual Geography Lecture

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 03, 2010 01:45 PM |

Ancient humans are the subject of this year’s Annual Geography Lecture, a free public event on Thursday 4 March. Professor Julia Lee-Thorp from the University of Bradford will speak on ‘Emergence of the C4 World in Africa: Patterns of adoption and adaptation by African fauna including early hominins.’

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