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23rd Jul 2014
Christine Ottery

Beijing's investment in a coal-to-gas plant to replace local coal firing results in a net increase in CO2 emissions, according to a study.

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23rd Jul 2014
Li Shuo

Left uncontrolled, the coal-to-gas industry will significantly undermine China’s otherwise strong efforts to tackle climate change.

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15th Jul 2014
Damian Kahya
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Taking a look at Cabinet newcomers Elizabeth Truss and Matthew Hancock

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15th Jul 2014
Ruth Davis and Christine Ottery

The European Commission has been re-thinking the need for an 2030 energy efficiency target

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14th Jul 2014
Li Shuo
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China and the US talk climate, often. The issue has risen to the top of their bi-lateral agenda and the institutional relationship covers everything from efficiency to smart grids.

If the process becomes part of their political fabric, and extends to cover the biggest issue - coal - it could finally unlock global talks. From Beijing climate expert Li Shuo explains

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2nd Jul 2014
Zachary Davies Boren
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In the second feature in an Energydesk series, we look at High-Altitude Wind Energy, a potential reserve second in size only to sun radiation.


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23rd Jun 2014
Jimmy Aldridge
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Instead of an exit strategy, the government have been laying the groundwork for a continuation of coal

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17th Jun 2014
Li Shuo & Damian Kahya
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The Chinese PM Li Keqiang is visiting the UK and in amongst the usual talk of trade deals and diplomatic exchanges there is something new - a joint statement from China and the UK on tackling climate change.

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17th Jun 2014
Damian Kahya
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As the Ukraine crisis escalates David Cameron and other leaders in the European Union have set themselves a deadline of June to find a way to break Europe’s dependence on Russian gas imports.