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Young Kwak/The Washington Post via Getty The Hanford site in Washington state is used to store nuclear waste. The United States is still fighting the cold...

Can Brazilian sugarcane ethanol take on carbon emissions without destroying sensitive forests?

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UNEP official calls for ‘coherent planning’ as Aichi falters in Africa.

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DONG Energy sees European renewable power purchase market taking off.

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Beyond meatless Mondays: 5 ways to get more plant-based food on American plates.

Arguments for eating less meat (or none at all) have long been waged along health and ethical lines, bringing together nutritionists and animal rights...

Draughty homes targeted in UK climate change masterplan.

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Small-scale renewables cheapest for rural Africa, says Dutch report.

In the race to electrify Africa, wealthy governments and donors are ignoring the cheapest ways to reach the continent’s most remote communities, according to a...

Vinton County optimistic about proposed solar-energy project.

Mary Beth Lane The Columbus Dispatch @MaryBethLane1 McARTHUR — Vinton County officials are laying out the welcome mat for a large solar-energy project that would generate...

Dubai introduces incentives to spur electric vehicle market.

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The Greens would ditch Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant.

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