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High marine extinction risk by 2100

“Critical threshold for mass extinction could be 310 billion tons of carbon added to the oceans

Do topological waves occur in the oceans?

Kelvin and Yanai waves share similarities with topological insulators

Noise at night boosts pregnancy diabetes risk

Korean women in noisy areas 1.6 times more likely to develop gestational diabetes mellitus

‘Greening’ Sahara may boost the activity of Atlantic tropical cyclones

Increased vegetation cover and reduced dust emissions from Sahara due to climate change could impact tropical storms

Talking Point

Planet human versus planet Earth—time for some win-win evidence Oct 18, 2017

Perhaps the authors' most tricky assertion, and our biggest challenge, is that "residents of ecologically fragile areas need to survive and that their right to survival supersedes all other rights", says Carolyn Stephens

Planet Blog

Comment and analysis from our editorial staff and professionals in the field.

The UK’s new Clean Growth Strategy

The UK new Clean Growth Strategy has emerged at last and does represent something of a shift, but there are some significant shortcomings, with onshore wind and large PV still blocked from CfD support.

Energy saving

Cutting energy waste saves money and avoids emissions from unnecessary generation, but it's often not paid enough attention. That's despite there being many clever ideas around for all sectors.

Offshore wind breaks through

The very low offshore wind strike prices emerging from the CfD auction process have changed the picture - now all the main renewables look cheaper than nuclear, and even possibly gas. With the Helm review of energy prices and the Carbon Plan due soon, it will be interesting to see how the government responds.

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