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Solar cycle not to blame for warming

24 September, 2016 – New research confirms that increased greenhouse gas levels − rather than solar radiation impacts − are the key factor in global climate change.

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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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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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New patent boosts CO2 capture hopes

16 September, 2016 – Cost-effective capture of CO2 from coal-fired power stations is now a much brighter prospect after a bioscience breakthrough at a US laboratory.

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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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Gas pipelines run over EU energy policy

14 September, 2016 – Critics claim €3bn European funding for the Southern Gas Corridor energy project would undermine EU climate change targets and gloss over human rights abuses.

A local farmer harvests sorghum produced from seeds donated by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) through the "Improving Seeds" project.

Lower crop yields test market forces

13 September, 2016 – As global warming cuts crop yields, trade liberalisation in agricultural commodities will be needed to avoid food shortages and economic hardships.

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Western US faces wildfires explosion

12 September, 2016 – Wildfires used to hit California only in the latter part of the year, but changing climate and persistent drought mean they are now a constant threat.

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