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Taxpayers face bill for nuclear crisis

2 December, 2016 − Nuclear giant EDF could be heading towards bankruptcy, yet the French and UK governments are turning a blind eye to the looming financial crisis.


Smart fabric creates renewable energy

14 November, 2016 – Scientists have developed a revolutionary fabric that can harvest electrical energy from the wearer’s movements and the sun.


Trump’s climate plans look stormy

12 November, 2016 – The US president-elect has called global warming a hoax and climate science bullshit. What do Donald Trump’s climate plans mean for international agreements?


American Muslims ditch fossil fuels

11 November, 2016 – An influential group of American Muslims announces its commitment to end investment in fossil fuels and urges its partners to follow suit.


Electric floor sparks power from footfalls

29 October, 2016 – In a new burst of inventiveness in developing renewable energy, scientists have found how to generate electricity from people walking on an electric floor.

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UK opens world nuclear showroom

23 October, 2016 − Nuclear power companies from across the world are jumping at the chance to build their new reactors in the UK.

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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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Climate treaty races towards hazy future

6 October, 2016 – The far-reaching Paris Agreement on tackling climate change is close to taking effect − but how just how effective it may prove is far from clear.


Fabric creates energy for power dressing

23 September, 2016 – New hi-tech fabric that harnesses energy from motion and the sun illustrates how scientific ingenuity is creating ways to help tackle climate change.


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.

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