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Arctic shipping lanes open for four months by 2050

A warming Arctic will see ice-free conditions for as long as 125 days each summer by the middle of the...

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Carbon dioxide’s effect on global warming ‘understimated’

You may think the prospect of climate change is alarming, a call to action to slow down our emissions of...

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Renault chief calls for London’s bus lanes to accept electric cars

Leading cities should do more to encourage the use of electric cars by investing in charging facilities and allowing zero...

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Norway ratifies UN Kyoto Protocol extension

Norway has become the 11th country to ratify an eight-year extension to the UN’s Kyoto Protocol. Kyoto is currently the...

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Waste could provide UK with unlimited energy resource

Three energy companies have proposed cleaner burning systems in waste to electricity generation, under a UK-funded competition. Waste offers the...

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Waste could provide UK with unlimited energy resource

Three energy companies have proposed cleaner burning systems in waste to electricity generation, under a UK-funded competition. Waste offers the...

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Adaptation funding must be driven by local communities, say experts

Half of all funding towards climate adaptation efforts should be directed towards community-based projects, say representatives from developing countries. They...

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Climate challenge needs radical policies and technologies

Responding to climate change may be affordable but the scale of required emissions cuts is without precedent, implying a leap...

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Low carbon energy saves money in the long run – study

Low carbon energy coupled with efficiency saves money compared with burning fossil fuels, especially in the longer run, a study...

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China expects to launch national carbon market in 2020

China expects to launch a national carbon market in 2018, based on regional schemes it is presently piloting, a senior...

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