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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.

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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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Russia issues Hinkley nuclear warning

19 September, 2016 – EXCLUSIVE: State-owned Russian nuclear corporation says the industry’s credibility is at risk if building the new UK power plant is delayed or runs over budget.

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Fossil fuels investment takes nosedive

17 September, 2016 – Energy experts say global investment patterns show a spectacular shift, with renewables on the rise and support for fossil fuels in sharp decline.

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Renewables establish economic lead

15 September, 2016 – New analysis shows the cost of energy from renewables is already lower on average than from fossil fuels, and will soon be even cheaper.

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G20 emissions pledges are far too low

1 September 2016 – Analysts say cuts in emissions will need to increase sixfold if the powerful G20 nations are to meet the climate challenge on reducing greenhouse gases.

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UK’s nuclear ‘white elephant’ stumbles

29 July, 2016 − Celebrations by the nuclear industry planned for today have been cancelled following the shock decision by Britain to put the world’s largest electricity project on hold.

I wanted the sun to set on the left of the power station. I guess it was the wrong time of the year.

Small-scale steps fire nuclear optimism

25 July, 2016 − Industry poll shows that backing from the UK government is seen as a beacon of hope for a new breed of small nuclear reactors − but there are questions about the country’s expertise.

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Offshore wind powers ahead in Europe

18 July, 2016 − Falling costs mean that power generated by offshore wind farms is becoming increasingly competitive with other fuels – and that’s good news for the climate.

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