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India’s solar power set to outshine coal

21 October, 2016 – Solar power in India will be cheaper than imported coal by 2020, providing hundreds of thousands of jobs for a growing population – but the challenge is enormous.

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Amazon land rights face greatest threat

19 October, 2016 – Failure to protect indigenous land rights in the Amazon region is undermining the safeguarding of forests and the reduction of emissions.

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Climate warnings masked by propaganda

30 September, 2016 − Leading scientists say most people remain unaware of the truth that climate change is a stark reality now and will continue to get worse without drastic action.

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Fossil fuel majors ignore climate crisis

28 September, 2016 – Eminent US environmentalist warns that fossil fuel use is destroying the planet, and calls for curbs on the political power of the oil industry.


Dire climate impacts go unheeded

21 September, 2016 – New scientific studies address lack of awareness of the adverse economic, social and biodiversity effects that climate change is already having.


Emissions targets need all-electric cars

20 September, 2016 – Cutting emissions to meet the internationally-agreed limits on global temperature rise will require an end soon to all fossil-fuelled cars.


Fossil fuels investment takes nosedive

17 September, 2016 – Energy experts say global investment patterns show a spectacular shift, with renewables on the rise and support for fossil fuels in sharp decline.


New patent boosts CO2 capture hopes

16 September, 2016 – Cost-effective capture of CO2 from coal-fired power stations is now a much brighter prospect after a bioscience breakthrough at a US laboratory.

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