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London buses full of beans with new biofuel

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Arthur Kay, UCL alumni and founder of 'Bio-bean', says that the idea that coffee grounds could be used to power London came to him when he was designing a coffee shop during his architecture degree course at UCL. Read: Times(£)

Somaliland votes next week. Its biggest challenges come after the election

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Dr Michael Walls (UCL Development Planning Unit) writes the developmental challenges facing the new president of Somaliland. Read: Washington PostMore: Financial Times

Container Ships Use Super-Dirty Fuel. That Needs to Change

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Dr Tristan Smith (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) comments on the shipping industry’s reliance on high-carbon fuel, saying that companies have little reason to spend their time and money building a 'greener' cargo fleet.  Read: Wired 

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