The Independent

November 11, 2004, 8am PST
At 8,000 lbs, the "Smart Truck" will dwarf the Hummer.
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November 9, 2004, 7am PST
In the wake of last week's presidential election, thousands of Americans are preparing to vote with their feet -- and move to Canada.
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October 19, 2004, 1pm PDT
Oil and gas leases are devastating wilderness areas in Utah, even though these supplies are enough to feed US oil demand for about four days.
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September 9, 2004, 1pm PDT
London finds roof-top sanctuaries to be cheap, fashionable, and effective.
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April 20, 2004, 1pm PDT
Kingston University in Surrey, England sets up the world's first research institute to study suburban life.
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April 15, 2004, 5am PDT
London's Transport Chief, an American, will become one of Britian's highest paid public servants.
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April 6, 2004, 1pm PDT
As the government and real estate developers continue to demolish China's ancient walled cities at an alarming rate, conservationists and residents are left to pick up the pieces.
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January 7, 2004, 5am PST
New mud-brick construction methods could provide an affordable building alternative for the devastated town of Bam in Iran.
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January 6, 2004, 1pm PST
Railroads in the United Kingdom continue to be 'renationalized' after former attempts at privatization.
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December 5, 2003, 8am PST
In a blistering critique of the Bush administration's environmental policies, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. says the White House has deceived the American people and weakened the nation's environmental laws.
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October 25, 2003, 7am PDT
Scientists discover a new, clean way to generate power from water.
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September 30, 2003, 11am PDT
Unless major investment is made in London subway, trains will be at third world levels within a decade.
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July 21, 2003, 10am PDT
New demands by the Bush administration threaten to reverse the benefits of the global ozone layer treaty.
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July 7, 2003, 8am PDT
A respected UN organization issued an unprecedented warning.
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July 2, 2003, 2pm PDT
Most experts agree that the level 4 facilities would probably be pretty safe, since they are made of numerous isolation chambers that researchers would enter in moon-style protective gear. Whether they are suitable for urban areas is a matt
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June 16, 2003, 8am PDT
A survey ranks the world's most expensive cities based on cost of living.
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June 2, 2003, 9am PDT
Water levels have started to rise in China's massive Three Gorges project, one of the most ambitious engineering projects ever involving the resettlement of up to two million people. Is this an environmental catastrophe in the making?
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April 15, 2003, 6am PDT
The local council in Kent is planning to encourage families priced out of the housing market to move to France and commute daily to work from through the Channel Tunnel.
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April 7, 2003, 2pm PDT
Rome rekindles the economic potential of the river Tiber.
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April 5, 2003, 10am PST
The project to build 78 massive sea gates to protect Venice from devastating high tides has been launched.
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