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Investment in low-carbon energy sources, such as wind, solar and nuclear, must more than double by 2030 if the world is to meet its...

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Investment in low-carbon energy sources, such as wind, solar and nuclear, must more than double by 2030 if the world is to meet its...

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Global warming could cause stress to endangered Virunga mountain gorillas, potentially raising the risk of health problems and early death, a new study suggests. Using...

Australian election 2019: What the manifestos say on energy and climate change

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