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  1. UK cannot go ahead with airport expansion plans and meet climate targets
    UK cannot go ahead with airport expansion plans and meet climate targets 15 Jul 2014

    The UK cannot expand its airport capacity with a planned new runway if the government’s climate change targets are to be met, according to two new reports from environmental groups

    Europe, Policy, Transport, Carbon Reduction
  2. Ice wall at Fukushima power plant aimed at limiting environmental damage
    Ice wall at Fukushima power plant aimed at limiting environmental damage 15 Jul 2014

    Japan is constructing a frozen wall near the damaged Fukushima power plant with the aim of containing thousands of tonnes of irradiated water and critics have warned it could lead to further problems

    Asia, Technology & Innovation
  3. COP20 president addresses Major Economies Forum
    COP20 president addresses Major Economies Forum 15 Jul 2014

    President of the upcoming COP20 and Peru's Environment Minister, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, addressed the Major Economies Forum last week

    Policy, South America, Europe
  4. Solar firms entitled to £132 million subsidy cuts compensation
    Solar firms entitled to £132 million subsidy cuts compensation 11 Jul 2014

    The controversial decision by the UK government, back in 2011, to cut financial support for solar panels may end up costing them £132 million.

    Europe, Policy, Carbon Reduction
  5. Shell criticised for sustained demand claims
    Shell criticised for sustained demand claims 11 Jul 2014

    Shell, the Anglo–Dutch multinational oil and gas company, has been criticised for insisting that its fossil fuel assets will remain profitable despite simultaneously claiming to be taking sustainable energy solutions seriously.

    Worldwide, Sustainable Energy, Transport, Carbon Reduction
  6. World Population Day: Invest in young people today, to ensure a bright future
    World Population Day: Invest in young people today, to ensure a bright future 10 Jul 2014

    With the global population now at 7.2 billion and rising, there has never been a time where population debate has had a more crucial role to play in determining our future.

    Worldwide, Policy, Agriculture, Smart Cities
  7. As UN release draft report, US targets nuclear revolution
    As UN release draft report, US targets nuclear revolution 10 Jul 2014

    A draft new report to outline the pathways towards reductions in carbon emissions was presented to the UN last week.

    Asia, North America, Worldwide, Policy, Carbon Reduction
  8. COP20: “Don’t come to Peru if you don’t want to change the world”
    COP20: “Don’t come to Peru if you don’t want to change the world” 9 Jul 2014

    In 2015, the most important climate change decisions will be made with the design and launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    Worldwide, Technology & Innovation, Policy, Carbon Reduction
  9. Could global warming be creating more ice?
    Could global warming be creating more ice? 8 Jul 2014

    One common depiction of global warming is the melting of the ice caps. As the temperature rises, the ice caps melt - it's as simple as that, isn't it?

    Antarctica, Worldwide, Carbon Reduction
  10. Egypt’s fuel subsidy cuts a big step in climate change battle
    Egypt’s fuel subsidy cuts a big step in climate change battle 7 Jul 2014

    Although perhaps not good news for many living in Egypt, especially those reliant on transport for a living, the news that Egypt is to massively cut fuel subsidies has received an extremely positive reaction throughout the climate change community.

    Africa, Policy, Transport, Carbon Reduction

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