Newcastle University team in Antarctica to take temperature of the ocean as part of research project
A team from Tyneside has arrived in Antarctica as part of a project to take the temperature of the ocean. Newcastle University's Dr Miguel Morales Maqueda, Alethea Mountford and Liam Rogerson have joined the ORCHESTRA research project (Ocean …
Researchers at the University of Newcastle in Australia have begun the first large scale test of printed solar panels they have been working on for 15 years. The panels are light, flexible and cost less than conventional solar panels. They ever work in moonlight.
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The Mayor Newcastle, England, now drives around in an electric car! This makes him the first “Lord Mayor” in the UK to do so, as far as I know. The revelation comes to us via a recent press statement from the Newcastle City Council — so it’s pretty clear that at least part of the reason
Councillor George Pattison is believed to be the first mayor in the UK to make a permanent switch to a pure electric official car, trading in his present petrol-fuelled car, which has been used by his predecessors for several years.
Used to transport the Lord Mayor to official engagements by the official chauffeur, the Nissan LEAF is fitted with a plaque bearing the Lord Mayor’s coat of arms, a city council flag and the city’s oldest number plate, OBB1.
The groundbreaking move is part of the City of Newcastle’s ongoing commitment to sustainability, the environment and delivering maximum value for taxpayers.
PREMIER Barry O’Farrell is resisting calls to stand down his Environment Minister Robyn Parker over her handling of a leak of toxic chemicals from Orica’s Kooragang plant – despite evidence she knew residents may have been exposed but did not …