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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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