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Fracking may release cancer-causing air pollution – study

NEWS: Samples collected by residents near shale gas wells picked up high levels of benzene, hydrogen sulphide and formaldehyde

Climate marathon: IPCC nears finish line for seminal report

NEWS: Scientists and officials will need to sift through over 200 comments, ranging from grammatical errors to strategic concerns

Why you should bother to read the IPCC synthesis report

COMMENT: UN science panel's final report this year will indicate how serious governments take the threat of climate change, argues Richard Black

Poland “won” EU 2030 deal – does the climate lose?

ANALYSIS: Poorer member states will get €17-25.5 billion to upgrade their energy sectors next decade.

TTIP Update 4

Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) divides Europe

Oil tanker trains threaten to trash US northwest

NEWS: America’s expanding oil production threatens the pristine region of the country with a rash of new oil terminals along coast

Hydropower to double – but at what cost to wildlife?

NEWS: Scientists predict hydropower will double over the next 20 years, but building new dams could damage major rivers

UK banks prominent in new coal financers global hall of shame

For two years now, we have exposed the dirty fossil fuel secrets of the major UK banks. We’ve shown how big banks plough billions of pounds into...

Desmond Tutu: Rejoice in opportunities for a cleaner planet

NEWS: Archbishop leads church service in Copenhagen to mark the release of the UN's IPCC science report

Climate change could create more Boko Haram extremists – study

NEWS: Drought, famine and crop failures could destabilise 32 countries in Africa and Asia, warn risk analysts

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Responding to Climate Change:

NEWS: October 31 will be frightfully hot, according to the UK's Met Office

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