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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

Social network participation among Fortune 500 CEOs Positive trends point to a US embrace of solar power

Renewables

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 China already far outstrips the US in terms of its investments in renewable energy, and is now stepping up investments in a bid to dominate in the global renewables boom

China poised to dominate in renewable energy with ‘going global’ strategy

China already far outstrips the US in terms of its investments in renewable energy, and is now stepping up investments in a bid to dominate in the global renewables boom

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Energy Smart grids are transforming the ways in which suppliers provide energy, but can they change consumer habits?

Smart grids could be the route to a truly renewable energy system

Smart grids are transforming the ways in which suppliers provide energy, but can they change consumer habits?

Energy The amount of energy produced from renewable sources has risen faster than expected, with strong figures across the globe

Global renewable energy share rises

The amount of energy produced from renewable sources has risen faster than expected, with strong figures across the globe

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Energy In its latest triumph to protect the environment, Costa Rica has been powered completely by hydropower for over 75 consecutive days

Costa Rica runs only on renewable energy

In its latest triumph to protect the environment, Costa Rica has been powered completely by hydropower for over 75 consecutive days

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Energy World’s second largest oil producer looks to rebalance its energy consumption with renewable investment

Saudi Arabia plans massive renewable push

World’s second largest oil producer looks to rebalance its energy consumption with renewable investment

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