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Roundup 12/3: Starting to Crest Edition

3 December 2009 5:27 pm
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Wave and ocean power got a hearing at a subcommittee of the House of Representatives Science and Technology Committee today.

India has announced it will cut its carbon emissions intensity of its economy by as much as a quarter from 2005 levels by 2020.

Starting with this weekend's games, players in the National Football League who exhibit symptoms of a concussion won't be allowed to return to the game. The rule change is the latest in a series of measures taken by the league to address concerns about lasting effects of head injuries.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be hosting a panel discussion on the Augustine Report on human spaceflight on 11 December.

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee passed nine bills related to conservation today; the timetable for a vote by the full Senate is unclear.

Nine democrats have given President Barack Obama a list of demands they want met in Copenhagen at the climate talks: Key among them is a call for verifiable targets from all major economies.

The University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom has announced that Muir Russell, a former official of the University of Glasgow, will lead the official investigation into Climategate.