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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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Human rights row threatens gas pipelines

23 March, 2017 – Campaigners are calling for European banks to pull the plug on the controversial Southern Gas Corridor project due to Azerbaijan’s human rights record.

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China trumps US on climate change

23 February, 2017 – UK environmental campaigner Bryony Worthington says China’s positive action on climate change is much more significant than Donald Trump’s threat to exit the Paris agreement.

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Birds caught in climate change traps

15 February, 2017 – Problems created by climate change are a survival threat to bird species from the coast of southern Africa to the desert regions of the US.

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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.

Call to unravel basic climate change

5 February, 2017 – Science still cannot provide satisfactory explanations for some features of basic climate change, experts argue – and they want a global search for answers.

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Prehistoric alert for future sea level

22 January, 2017 – Warning for coastal cities as research shows that it is 120,000 years since the global sea level was substantially higher than it is now.

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