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Wind and air’s hope for new energy

7 February, 2016 – Science can now make energy by building immense wind turbine blades and filtering carbon from the air, but the challenge is commercial viability.

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Investors tip balance towards renewables

4 February, 2016 – With investment in renewable electricity sources now outstripping polluting fossil fuels, a new study sees signs of change in global attitudes towards climate risks.


Useful waste offers win-win benefits

2 February, 2016 – An unsung success story in the switch to renewable energy is the use of waste to produce gas – and a valuable by-product.


Solar club builds up powerful alliance 

27 January, 2016 − Indian and French leaders fulfil pledges made at the Paris climate talks to help 122 solar-rich nations reach their potential in renewable energy production.

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Science opens routes to energy recycling

14 January, 2016 – From turning carbon dioxide into a fuel to enabling cars to run on water, scientific researchers worldwide are unlocking the potential of new energy sources.

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Emissions cuts boost health and wealth

10 January, 2016 – It’s not just the planet that benefits from reductions in carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases that intensify global warming.

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Energy boost for Russia and neighbours

5 January, 2016 – Renewable energy could supply Russia and Central Asian countries with all the electricity they need by 2030 − and cut costs significantly at the same time.


Thinking beyond the Age of Fire

3 January, 2016 – Human society without fire is unthinkable. But a new book says we need to think of a world where fire gives way to electricity.

Double dilemma for Paris climate deal

1 January, 2016 – The UN’s achievement last month in persuading world leaders to agree on measures to tackle climate change leaves two prominent climate scientists far from convinced.


Paris fails to revive the nuclear dream

31 December, 2015 – Charlatans, or planetary saviours? Post-Paris views on the nuclear industry suggest few experts believe it will bring closer a world rid of fossil fuels.

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