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10th Apr 2014
Li Shuo
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China’s coal control measures, driven by severe air pollution across the country, could help the world avoid catastrophic climate change, according to a new analysis.

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7th Apr 2014
Christine Ottery

A new study by the Warsaw Institute for economic studies suggests using coal to avoid Russian gas imports in Poland could involve large-scale subsidies and be more expensive than renewable energy. 

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4th Apr 2014
Jimmy Aldridge, Lauri Myllyvirta & Damian Kahya
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Over the past 24 hours the air in Nottingham has been worse than the air in Beijing - one of the more polluted cities on the planet.

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27th Mar 2014
Damian Kahya

UK power generation from renewable sources reached a record high of 15% last year as energy efficiency improved, according to the latest government data.

The increase in low-carbon power generation helped reduce coal burning in 2013.

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25th Mar 2014
Damian Kahya
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As a new report is released looking at the risk of cracks of well failure on shale gas operations, we pull out the four key points. 

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14th Mar 2014
Christine Ottery

Emissions from more than 50 coal plants across Europe could have caused greater health impacts than a power station in Italy closed this week as part of a manslaughter investigation - according an analysis of 2010 EU-wide data.

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12th Mar 2014
Christine Ottery
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10th Mar 2014
Christine Ottery
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4th Mar 2014
Christine Ottery and Damian Kahya
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As the European Union looks to agree on the future of its climate and energy policy the conflict in Ukraine has raised fears over gas supply in Europe.

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3rd Mar 2014
Lauri Myllyvirta and Damian Kahya

The expansion of coal power in China may be curtailed after a province where many new power plants are planned  said it will cut its coal consumption by 2017.