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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.

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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.


China clamps down on coal

2 January, 2016 – A slowing economy and falling energy demand, plus concerns over air pollution, spur Beijing to halt new coal mines and close hundreds of existing operations.

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