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UoM study finds sandwiches have same environmental impact as cars

Research by the University of Manchester finds that national UK sandwich consumption has equivalent carbon footprint of 8 million cars

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University of Manchester wins environment award

The University of Manchester has recently been awarded for two projects by a prestigious award

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Blade Runner 2049: a tale of caution?

Blade Runner 2049’s world is far from a dystopian fantasy

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Fast Fashion – A Sustainable Lifestyle?

Sustainability is not often the first thing you think of when it comes to fashion, but that may be about to change

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Global News: Science

Read the best science news from around the world this week

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Earth Week’s climate change plea

Earth Week’ s climate change panel discussed ongoing climate change threats and their importance in social equality and justice

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Global News: Science

Read the best science news from around the world this week

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Global News: Science

Read the best science news from around the world this week

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‘City of Trees’ launched in Manchester

New research by the University demonstrates the many benefits of a project aiming to plant 3 million trees, one for every man, woman, and child in Greater Manchester

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Poorest countries aim to eliminate fossil fuels

Some of the poorest countries in the world, who are heavily affected by increasingly extreme weather conditions, have promised to run on 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050

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Consumerism: always on the rise

From politics to the holiday season, globalisation and consumerism have given celebrity culture too much control over our lives

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Becoming a vegan, part two: leading a more globally conscious diet

Katie Bell continues her journey of becoming a vegan, and suggests that we can help the world by being aware of what we eat