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Solar power to rise from nuclear ashes

12 January, 2017 – Chinese companies plan to spend $1 billion over the next two years building a giant solar farm on land contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

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Time and money run out for nuclear revival

11 January, 2017 – Nuclear industry faces uncertain future as the building boom instigated by the need for low-carbon electricity is hit by unexpected costs and delays.

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Barack Obama: clean energy is here to stay

10 January, 2017 – Days before his presidential term ends, Obama expresses his belief in the ‘irreversible shift’ to clean energy and urges Donald Trump to confront climate change.

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Exxon predicts 25% rise in energy demand

6 January, 2017 – A quarter more energy will be required in 23 years’ time due to population growth, and oil will remain the primary source, report estimates.

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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.

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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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