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Scientists see the future in natural resources

30 April, 2016 – From creating transparent wood for solar panels or windows to turning carbon dioxide and plant waste into plastic bottles, scientists are finding ingenious ways to sidestep fossil fuels.


Forest guardians pay a heavy price

23 April, 2016 – To buy time to switch away from climate-damaging fossil fuels the world must conserve its tropical forests – and the people who live in them, researchers say.


US-Canada pact eases Arctic fears

20 April, 2016 − Low oil prices have reduced pressure to exploit Arctic fossil fuels and boosted hopes that the region’s fragile environment and indigenous people may be better protected.


Investors warned: Forget fossil fuels

14 April, 2016 − Historic change heralded as investors are told they face losing their money if they continue to back the fossil fuel industry that is causing disastrous global warming.

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Call for Saudis to be a solar power

13 April, 2016 − Saudi Arabia says it plans to be less dependent on oil revenues in future – but will it grasp the opportunity to become a world leader in solar energy?


Global wealth faces higher climate risk

5 April, 2016 – Limiting emissions to ensure the internationally-agreed 2°C temperature rise is not exceeded could still leave trillions of dollars of global financial assets at risk.

Renewable energy demands the undoable

27 March, 2016 – Switching to renewable energy as fast as the world needs to will require changes so massive that they are unlikely to happen, scientists say.

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Efficient answers to climate concerns

20 March, 2016 – European Commission research suggests energy efficiency can become a “niche” market that will attract investors away from fossil fuels.

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Clean energy is win-win for the US

13 March, 2016 − Simply implementing its Paris climate conference commitments on reducing greenhouse gas emissions could save the US billions of dollars – and save hundreds of thousands of lives.

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Electric car sales are powering ahead

9 March, 2016 – Improved technology and falling costs are accelerating electric car sales as manufacturers are now able to achieve significant economies of scale.

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