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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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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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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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Central African tropical forests becoming browner

Tropical forests in central Africa are turning browner, pointing to a water shortage and higher surface temperatures, concluded a study...

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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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Just three EU countries on track to meet energy savings target

The findings followed a warning by the EU’s executive that more than half of the 28 member states had failed...

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UN’s Green Climate Fund ‘ready’ to start work

The UN’s flagship climate fund could start investing in clean energy projects as early as 2015 after its board agreed...

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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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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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Divestment campaign spreads to New Zealand

A New Zealand city has divested from fossil fuels, in a sign that the movement is growing beyond its American...

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