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Battery power boost to renewables

Researchers have moved one step closer to the dream of the renewables industry: batteries that can store large amounts of energy cheaply for extended periods

Study shows dramatic increases in China’s economic exposure to earthquakes

Three seismic belts see most notable rises

Climate mitigation set to help air pollution

Co-benefits of climate action could see air quality rise

Simple climate change contribution measure ‘remains elusive’

Finding fair way to assess historical emissions proves complicated

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The green power switch – all to solar

Solar PV will boom globally, so will batteries, helping the solar boom. That's now becoming a standard view as this and the next post review. It's good news, up to a point, but the devil may be in the detail.

Beyond technology: the demand side of climate change solutions

Can we rely on renewable energies and electric cars to win the climate race?

Solar PV and energy storage

Batteries and PV solar seem made for each other, and with the cost of both falling, we may see wide take up, says the Solar Trade Association. Though we will still need the grid for balancing and top up.

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