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US coal is on the up – for now

11 January, 2018 – Before his election President Trump promised a new age of US coal. But so far the industry’s gains look temporary, and its future remains bleak.

Brazil forgets its solar power potential

27 December, 2017 – Here’s a paradox: in one of the world’s sunniest countries, the Brazilian government remains lukewarm about its solar power potential, despite its plummeting costs.

Humidity is the real heatwave threat

24 December, 2017 – It’s not just the extreme temperature a heatwave brings that’s the problem, but the humidity from its burden of water vapour.

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