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China is both the best and worst hope for clean energy

In Katowice, Poland, delegates from around the world have gathered to discuss how to curb emissions of greenhouse gases. The

EU to be carbon-neutral by 2050

The European Commission has announced a new long-term strategy for the EU to be carbon-neutral by 2050. The European Commission

Rich countries pushing ‘dirty energy’ in Africa, report claims

Wealthy governments have been accused of promoting fossil fuel development in Africa at the expense of clean energy. Analysis showed

Japan plans to flush Fukushima water ‘containing radioactive material above permitted levels’ into the ocean

Water that the Japanese government is planning to release into the Pacific Ocean from the crippled Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant

Europe’s renewable energy strategy will destroy forests and harm climate, scientists warn

Leading climate scientists have denounced the EU’s decision to push wood as a “renewable” energy source. They say the move

Sahara wind and solar farms could green the desert in more ways than one

Renewable energy installations like wind turbines or solar panels can be an important part of fighting climate change by providing

Shocking IPCC report reveals the reality of climate change if a 1.5 degree target is not achieved

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have published a new shocking report which outlines the likely impact of

Affordable Clean Energy proposal: thousands of people will die

The Environmental Protection Agency has released the details of its plan to replace President Obama’s signature climate change policy, the

How long will human impacts last?

Imagine aliens land on Earth a million years from now. What will these curious searchers find of us? They will

Buried UK government report finds fracking increases air pollution

A UK government report concluding that shale gas extraction increases air pollution was left unpublished for three years and only

UK islands used to test $14m storage and renewables model

An energy storage and renewables project on the UK’s Isles of Scilly is aiming to become a low carbon energy

BP’s global data for 2017 shows record highs for coal and renewables

Renewable energy grew by the largest amount ever last year, while coal-fired electricity also reached a record high, according to

Trump Administration offers 77 million acres in Gulf of Mexico to oil industry

The Trump administration is holding the biggest offshore oil and gas lease auction in U.S. history, offering all 77 million

Costa Rica to ban fossil fuels and become world’s first decarbonised society

Costa Rica’s new president has announced a plan to ban fossil fuels and become the first fully decarbonised country in

Oil Change Int’l responds to Canada’s deal to purchase Kinder Morgan assets

Canada’s government announced that it will pay $4.5 billion to Kinder Morgan to buy both the 65-year-old Trans Mountain pipeline

The Paris Agreement is a health agreement

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that records for extreme weather events are being broken at an unprecedented rate,

This small community stopped a coal mine expansion in Chile

Following a win from one of the most southern points in the world, we asked Matías Asún (National Director of

Financing Africa’s green energy revolution

Africa relies on traditional biomass and waste fuels for almost half of its primary energy supply. An estimated 600 million

Nuke plant seized after sea contaminated

An Italian nuclear plant in the process of being decommissioned was impounded after the nearby sea was found to be

Seven climate change myths that big oil continues to perpetuate

In the last month alone, major players within the fossil fuel industry – “big oil” – have made some big