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Clean energy comes home to the Amazon

26 March, 2017 – The irony of the Amazon, often known as the lungs of the world, being choked by smoke from diesel-powered generators may soon be at an end, as Brazil plans to develop the use of renewable energy in the region.

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Battery power boost to renewables

21 February, 2017 – Researchers have moved one step closer to the dream of the renewables industry: batteries that can store large amounts of energy cheaply for extended periods.

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Europe warned to switch off coal power

13 February, 2017 – The EU must move swiftly away from coal power if it is to hit targets for reducing emissions of climate-changing greenhouse gases.

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Air conditioning drains US power supply

10 February, 2017 – As the world heats up so too will the need for air conditioning, but America’s electricity grid could struggle to meet demand, say US scientists.

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