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Oil industry power is slithering away

13 May, 2017 – With oil prices remaining low, hopes of combating climate change through emissions reduction are improving as the oil industry shrinks.

Climate change brings more Sahel storms

7 May, 2017 – The warming climate is upsetting rainfall patterns and the frequency of flooding in West Africa as it makes the region’s Sahel storms three times likelier.

Jet streams stumble as the world warms

9 April, 2017 – The warming of the atmosphere by greenhouse gases is slowing the jet streams which drive the northern hemisphere’s weather, scientists say.

Amazon

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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