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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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Cash is key to Paris climate talks success

2 November, 2015 − Former key figure in UN climate change policy-making says economists now see that development without destroying the environment is the only way forward.

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Floods will add to California’s drought woes

27 October, 2015 − Scientists predict that while the drought that has devastated the US state for four years will become more extreme, it will be interspersed with bouts of serious flooding.

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Big emitters shift burden to poorer nations

24 October, 2015 – Researchers say emissions reduction targets set by China, the US and Europe place harsh demands on the rest of the world, and could cast a pall over the Paris climate summit.


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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