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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.

World set for 3.4˚C by 2100

15 November, 2017 – By the end of the century we should expect a world set for 3.4˚C more warmth than pre-industrial levels, analysts find.

Carbon emissions set to rise in 2017

13 November, 2017 – Global carbon emissions look likely to increase this year, putting at risk the hope of meeting the world’s agreement to slow global warming.

UN climate summit means business

5 November, 2017 – The 2017 UN climate summit may not hit the headlines as some of its predecessors have done, but it can speed up global action.

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