Climate News Network

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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