Climate change “most daunting challenge” to food security worldwide — FAO

Food security in the face of climate change is one of “the most daunting challenges facing humankind,” according to a UN report released this week.

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World Economic Forum shows climate change back on global agenda

Despite the plethora of private jets, climate change is firmly on the agenda at the World Economic Forum in Davos this year.

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All eyes on India after Modi meets with climate council

In the run-up to President Obama's second visit to India, many are watching for hints about India next move on climate change.

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Five exciting developments in green tech and renewable energy

In 2014 green tech and renewables achieved record growth and further technological development and implementation. Here are 5 exciting examples of recent developments in green technology and renewable energy.

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Renewable energy cost-competitive with fossil fuels, shows study

Renewable energy systems are now cost-competitive with fossil fuels in many parts of the world, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Association (IRENA).

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Investors urge big oil to face up to climate risk

A coalition of more than 150 BP shareholders, including Church of England and the UK’s Environment Agency, are today calling on the company to step up its response to escalating climate risks.

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Yellowstone River oil spill shows there’s no safe way to transport Canadian crude

Canadian crude is once again in Montana’s Yellowstone River, highlighting concerns on both sides of the border that there is no safe way to transport tar sands oil.

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Germany’s energy revolution picks up pace but questions remain over coal

Germany cut emissions and boosted renewables last year, but critics say CO2 reduction targets can’t be met unless it closes coal-burning power stations.

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Repsol scraps Canary Island oil exploration after intense campaign

Energy giant Repsol has announced it will abandon its controversial search for oil and gas off the Spanish Canary Islands, a move that will delight locals and environmentalists following an intense campaign against the company’s plans.

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Wheat yields under threat by warming climate, warn scientists

Worldwide field trials show that just one degree of warming could slash wheat yields by 42 million tonnes and cause devastating shortages of this vital staple food.

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