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In-depth: The challenge of using biofuels to cut transport emissions

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Factcheck: How much power will UK electric vehicles need?

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Rising seas threaten scores of species on Pacific islands with extinction

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Seven charts show why the IEA thinks coal investment has already peaked

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Warm spells in Arctic stunt crop yields across US, study suggests

Unusually warm periods in the Arctic stunt vegetation growth and crop yields across North America, a new study suggests. The study is a new angle...

Mapped: How climate change affects extreme weather around the world

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