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The stratosphere is the new battleground for firms whose ambition it is to bring increased internet connectivity to the developing world

Google’s Project Loon explained

The stratosphere is the new battleground for firms whose ambition it is to bring increased internet connectivity to the developing world

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Energy Policymakers have voted to abolish Australia’s tax on carbon emissions, to the delight of some and the dismay of others

Australia repeals carbon-pricing policy; environmentalists concerned

Policymakers have voted to abolish Australia’s tax on carbon emissions, to the delight of some and the dismay of others

Energy The Kashagan oil field in the Caspian Sea once represented a promising investment. Now, eight years behind schedule and $30m over budget, the project is a problem for all concerned

Kashagan oil field dangerously close to becoming its own oil disaster

The Kashagan oil field in the Caspian Sea once represented a promising investment. Now, eight years behind schedule and $30m over budget, the project is a problem for all concerned

Energy The Australian government has been busy challenging and reversing much of the environmental protection legislation put in place by previous administrations

Australia digs while the world burns

The Australian government has been busy challenging and reversing much of the environmental protection legislation put in place by previous administrations

Energy A new report co-authored by the World Bank Group and Climate Works Foundation weighs up the benefits that could come by way of introducing climate-smart policies

World Bank study recommends climate-smart policies

A new report co-authored by the World Bank Group and Climate Works Foundation weighs up the benefits that could come by way of introducing climate-smart policies

Energy Panasonic's solar panels offer the ideal solution to businesses looking to cut back on energy costs and become more sustainable

Panasonic’s solar panels boost efficiencies of multiple businesses

Panasonic’s solar panels offer the ideal solution to businesses looking to cut back on energy costs and become more sustainable

Energy The race to become energy world leader is heating up, with the US using its shale gas reserves to topple a Russia hamstrung by the crisis in Ukraine. But will Russia’s trade deal with Asia cement it as top runner?

US and Russia race to become energy world leader

The race to become energy world leader is heating up, with the US using its shale gas reserves to topple a Russia hamstrung by the crisis in Ukraine. But will Russia’s trade deal with Asia cement it as top runner?

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Energy One billion people live without access to clean water, yet at the earth’s pole billions of tonnes of the stuff lie unused

Iceberg ecosystems key to quenching world’s thirst

One billion people live without access to clean water, yet at the earth’s pole billions of tonnes of the stuff lie unused

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Energy An on-going trade dispute between the US and China has taken a sharp turn after the US imposed strict tariffs on the import of Chinese solar panels

US imposes steep duties on Chinese solar imports

An on-going trade dispute between the US and China has taken a sharp turn after the US imposed strict tariffs on the import of Chinese solar panels

Energy Authorities have outlined plans to withdraw millions of vehicles from service in an effort to reduce China's air pollution levels

China to scrap 11 million ‘high-pollution vehicles’

Authorities have outlined plans to withdraw millions of vehicles from service in an effort to reduce China’s air pollution levels

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Energy A new IPCC report outlines the impacts of climate change to date and the opportunities for risk reduction

UN climate change report highlights

A new IPCC report outlines the impacts of climate change to date and the opportunities for risk reduction

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Energy Businesses need to stay open and people need to keep warm. But should energy prices be kept low just because consumers are feeling the pinch, or should profits be protected before people?

The case for and against energy price caps

Businesses need to stay open and people need to keep warm. But should energy prices be kept low just because consumers are feeling the pinch, or should profits be protected before people?

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Energy While the shale revolution might threaten OPEC’s leadership in the oil and gas sector, it will bring increased stability and productivity to the industry as a whole

US trade to benefit from shale boom

While the shale revolution might threaten OPEC’s leadership in the oil and gas sector, it will bring increased stability and productivity to the industry as a whole

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