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Solar power to rise from nuclear ashes

12 January, 2017 – Chinese companies plan to spend $1 billion over the next two years building a giant solar farm on land contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

Trump’s climate plans look stormy

12 November, 2016 – The US president-elect has called global warming a hoax and climate science bullshit. What do Donald Trump’s climate plans mean for international agreements?

Population boom adds to city threats

27 October, 2016 – A new Atlas of the Human Planet shows how the world’s rising urban population is adding to the impacts caused by climate change.

China’s trans-Amazon railway stokes forest fears

29 August, 2016 – The Amazon rainforest`s importance to the climate cannot quench China`s thirst for minerals and grain and its encroaching development, threatening the forests and the atmosphere.

Asian carbon finds its way home

25 August, 2016 – India and China have good reason to cut their greenhouse emissions, scientists say: soot they are producing is damaging their own water resources.

UK’s nuclear project falters again

19 February, 2016 – Hopes of a nuclear revival in Europe are fading as the continent’s biggest new reactor project is put back three years.

Useful waste offers win-win benefits

2 February, 2016 – An unsung success story in the switch to renewable energy is the use of waste to produce gas – and a valuable by-product.

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