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Nuclear waste will remain a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite having decades of hazardous waste in temporary storage, the world is only now finalising plans for long-term containment

Onkalo aims to solve the 100,000-year problem of nuclear waste storage

Nuclear waste will remain a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite having decades of hazardous waste in temporary storage, the world is only now finalising plans for long-term containment

climate change

Energy China has ordered the closure of 104 coal power plants, in line with a push to meet emissions targets. However, it must tackle unregulated industry to become truly green

China announces closure of 104 coal-fired power plants in line with renewables push

China has ordered the closure of 104 coal power plants, in line with a push to meet emissions targets. However, it must tackle unregulated industry to become truly green

Energy In the vacuum created from fragmented global politics, businesses are pouring in billions to stop the earth from warming

As global politics abandons the climate, business is stepping in

In the vacuum created from fragmented global politics, businesses are pouring in billions to stop the earth from warming

Business The International Organisation of Vine and Wine have predicted a fall in global wine production this year due to ‘climatic events’

Climate causes fall in global wine production

The International Organisation of Vine and Wine have predicted a fall in global wine production this year due to ‘climatic events’

Energy Canadian science group Ingenuity Lab has broken through to the next stage of the prestigious XPRIZE competition

Ingenuity Lab advances to second stage of XPRIZE competition

Canadian science group Ingenuity Lab has broken through to the next stage of the prestigious XPRIZE competition

Energy Designed to limit the environmental impact of the international aviation industry, an agreement has been made to cap carbon emissions produced from international flights

Agreement reached to limit airline CO2 emissions

Designed to limit the environmental impact of the international aviation industry, an agreement has been made to cap carbon emissions produced from international flights

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Energy The world’s first global agreement on climate change will legally take effect on November 4 as further nations pledge their commitment

Paris climate change agreement to officially come into effect

The world’s first global agreement on climate change will legally take effect on November 4 as further nations pledge their commitment

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Business A new CDP study warns automakers could face billions of dollars in emissions penalties if they don't meet environmental regulations

Climate regulations threaten carmakers

A new CDP study warns automakers could face billions of dollars in emissions penalties if they don’t meet environmental regulations

Energy A shared commitment in Paris hinges on whether countries can reach agreement on how climate change mitigation and adaptation will be funded

COP21, day three: Without climate finance we have nothing

A shared commitment in Paris hinges on whether countries can reach agreement on how climate change mitigation and adaptation will be funded

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Energy India’s commitment to renewables is at odds with a refusal to subject its targets to external scrutiny

COP21, day two: India’s climate policy under the microscope

India’s commitment to renewables is at odds with a refusal to subject its targets to external scrutiny

Business Farmers in poorer regions will suffer far more due to climate change than those in richer ones. This can be prevented, but our governments have to act now

Bill Gates: we must prepare world’s poorest farmers for climate change

Farmers in poorer regions will suffer far more due to climate change than those in richer ones. This can be prevented, but our governments have to act now

Business The climate is changing and the first product to be seriously affected could be your morning cup of joe

Climate change could cause coffee apocalypse

The climate is changing and the first product to be seriously affected could be your morning cup of joe

Business In January, thousands of the world’s most powerful figures will gather in the picturesque resort of Davos to discuss the most pressing global issues of the hour. Lizzie Meager looks at what can be expected from 2015’s summit

Ebola, oil and climate change on the agenda for WEF 2015

In January, thousands of the world’s most powerful figures will gather in the picturesque resort of Davos to discuss the most pressing global issues of the hour. Lizzie Meager looks at what can be expected from 2015’s summit

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