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Record warming rises towards danger zone

26 November 2015 – Meteorologists say that a combination of human and natural causes will make 2015 temperatures the hottest ever – halfway to the 2°C safety threshold.

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Perfect storm heads for fossil fuel assets

25 November, 2015 – Coal, oil and gas sectors warned that trillions of dollars of assets could be stranded if a global agreement on limiting climate change is reached at Paris summit.

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Brazil faces serious power and crop losses

19 November 2015 – Scientists warn that Brazil can expect falling hydroelectric supplies and severe crop failures by 2040 as climate change reduces rainfall and increases drought.

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Biggest economies still backing fossil fuels 

12 November, 2015 – Analysts say the world’s 20 leading economies give nearly four times as much in subsidies to fossil fuel production as total global subsidies to renewable energy.


Sea change in renewables market forces

10 November, 2015 – New and cheaper ways are rapidly being floated for countries with deep seas off their coasts to exploit the free energy from wind and tidal power.


‘Dragon water’ could power the planet

5 November, 2015 − The quest is on to develop new technology that can tap the intense heat deep below the Earth’s surface and supply the whole world with electricity.


Downsizing may be the new nuclear option

9 October, 2015 – As delays and spiralling costs hit plans for big nuclear power stations, building thousands of small reactors could be part of a strategy to fight climate change.


UK accused of rigging market against renewables

7 October, 2015 – As electricity from renewable sources tops 25% in the UK, the government is challenged to create a level playing field by scrapping nuclear and fossil-fuel subsidies.

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