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Coal: a burning need for research?

A report from the US National Academies suggests priority areas for coal research.

World Environment Day focuses on melting ice

While June 5th brought global attention to the cryosphere, will the following day's G8 summit see world leaders come up with a solution?

Will clean tech clean up?

Investors attending the Cleantech Forum in Frankfurt last week certainly hope so.

European Geosciences Union meeting - environmental benefit or carbon source?

Delegates travelling to the European Geosciences Union's annual meeting in Vienna, Austria, emitted about 5000 tonnes of carbon. But does the increased knowledge about the environment resulting from the conference outweigh these greenhouse gas emissions?

African continent one of the most vulnerable to climate change

Resources affect ability to adapt to environmental changes.

World Water day focuses on water scarcity

Climate change and increased use of biofuels look set to exacerbate the existing problem of water supply.

US should focus on emissions targets, not biofuels

The US would do well to follow Europe's latest commitment on greenhouse gas reductions.

Climate changes at AAAS Annual Meeting

The US is now more open to taking action on climate change, according to speakers and delegates at the AAAS Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

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