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Tidal bore energy was harnessed as far back as the 1960s. It’s predictable, renewable and can produce massive amounts of power; but it’s also costly and damaging

Tidal bore energy: how its harnessed

Tidal bore energy was harnessed as far back as the 1960s. It’s predictable, renewable and can produce massive amounts of power; but it’s also costly and damaging

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Energy Next May, Solar Impulse 2 will hopefully become the first solar-powered plane to circumnavigate the globe. This feat of modern engineering hopes to prove that photovoltaic power is the future of air travel and sustainable transport

Solar Impulse 2 aims to prove the future of flight is photovoltaic

Next May, Solar Impulse 2 will hopefully become the first solar-powered plane to circumnavigate the globe. This feat of modern engineering hopes to prove that photovoltaic power is the future of air travel and sustainable transport

Energy Calls to lift the ban on US crude exports are getting louder, though the economic advantages come with environmental consequences

Clamour loudens for US crude oil export ban to be lifted

Calls to lift the ban on US crude exports are getting louder, though the economic advantages come with environmental consequences

Energy Methane is one of the main contributors to greenhouse gas emissions. Paul Fukumoto of cleantech specialist Ener-Core explains how we can turn this pollutant into a valuable energy source

Cleantech innovator Ener-Core turns air pollution into energy

Methane is one of the main contributors to greenhouse gas emissions. Paul Fukumoto of cleantech specialist Ener-Core explains how we can turn this pollutant into a valuable energy source

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Energy Aeroplanes are polluters, but the businesses that support them can do a lot to offset that. Henri-Philippe Sambuc, CEO of Catecar, explains how his company’s latest electric vehicle is just one example of this

Catecar fights against climate change with Dragonfly vehicle

Aeroplanes are polluters, but the businesses that support them can do a lot to offset that. Henri-Philippe Sambuc, CEO of Catecar, explains how his company’s latest electric vehicle is just one example of this

Energy The biggest beasts of the sea are not whales or giant sharks but massive, sky-scraping drilling rigs that can reach the deepest parts of our oceans. Offshore drilling is booming and competition keeps players on top of their game

Offshore drilling booms as companies explore new frontiers

The biggest beasts of the sea are not whales or giant sharks but massive, sky-scraping drilling rigs that can reach the deepest parts of our oceans. Offshore drilling is booming and competition keeps players on top of their game

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Energy Solar panel highways are a novel idea but distract from what’s important – boosting solar efficiency – says Oscar Rousseau

Technology’s biggest flops (and why solar roadways are set to join them)

Solar panel highways are a novel idea but distract from what’s important – boosting solar efficiency – says Oscar Rousseau

Energy The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate has released a 300-page report, laying out a number of measures to boost economic growth and mitigate climate change

Tackling climate change will not hurt the economy, says GC report

The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate has released a 300-page report, laying out a number of measures to boost economic growth and mitigate climate change

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Energy Tokyo utility company is accused of failing to adequately compensate workers for the hazards associated with its Fukushima clean-up operation

Fukushima workers take Tepco to courts for more compensation

Tokyo utility company is accused of failing to adequately compensate workers for the hazards associated with its Fukushima clean-up operation

Energy The New Economy speaks to Jim Van Langen and Elaine Heldewier, representatives from Carnival Corporation, to find out what the largest cruise line in the world is doing to reduce its carbon emissions and stay environmentally friendly

Carnival Corporation on keeping cruises environmentally friendly

The New Economy speaks to Jim Van Langen and Elaine Heldewier, representatives from Carnival Corporation, to find out what the largest cruise line in the world is doing to reduce its carbon emissions and stay environmentally friendly

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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

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