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University College London: ‘Natural Capital – Valuing the Planet’ | Prof Dieter Helm CBE

Alongside global warming, the destruction of the world’s biodiversity and natural capital threatens to undermine economic growth. Another 3 billion people and a world economy some 16 times bigger by 2100 threatens environmental destruction on a scale which would make the twentieth century look positively benign. On current policies, natural capital – those assets nature …

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The Royal Institution: Smashing Physics | With Jon Butterworth and Brian Cox

CERN physicist Jon Butterworth gives his inside account of the hunt for the Higgs, followed by a Q&A with Brain Cox. The discovery of the Higgs boson was the culmination of the largest scientific experiment ever performed, the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider. But what really is a Higgs boson and …

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