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Bonn talks aim for 100% renewable energy solutions

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Representatives from major organisations from all over the world gathered in Bonn on May 8 to...

Climate change means more fuel for toxic algae blooms.

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Worldwide change in shallow reef ecosystems predicted as waters warm

A new study based on the first global survey of marine life by scuba divers has provided fresh insights into how climate change is...

New standard of reference for assessing solar forecast proposed

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