Brazilian Customs imagine that parts for a do-it-yourself solar power scheme to help remote communities are luxury goods, and tax them accordingly.
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For the world’s cloud forests, the future is overcast. Some face fiercer storm and flood: they could even lose their unique clouds.
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Polar change, notably the fast Arctic melt, could impose huge costs on world economies. New evidence shows how rapidly the frozen north is changing.
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As more acidic seas spread across the globe, conditions for survival start to change. That could close vast volumes of ocean for vital forms of life.
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10 January, 2019 − The world’s oceans are a vast reservoir of heat, a slow register of natural climate change − and ocean warming speeds differ widely.
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18 January, 2019 − The fastest-expanding industrial sector on the planet is now electricity storage − a battery boom which heralds an end to the need for fossil fuels.
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7 December, 2018 – New research confirms again that nature knows best. The US could cut a fifth of its greenhouse gas emissions through better land use.
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6 December, 2018 – Record carbon emissions are set to mark 2018. And although investment in renewable energy is rising, the world is still warming dangerously fast.
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15 November, 2018 – In the long term, some creatures will adapt to climate change and evolve. Mosquito evolution could bring new species – and new diseases.
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7 November, 2018 – Science knows that ocean warming is occurring. A big challenge now is to work out how quickly the temperature is rising.
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