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UN chief: World paying 'horrific price' for fossil fuels folly
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said developing nations were paying a "horrific price" for the world's reliance on fossil fuels, as he toured parts of Pakistan hit by floods blamed on climate change.
Polluted air cuts global life expectancy by two years
Microscopic air pollution caused mostly by burning fossil fuels shortens lives worldwide by more than two years, researchers reported Tuesday.
Cheaper method developed to help create fuels from plants
Chemists, engineers create a key component of bioenergy production in lab.
Dublin boom fuels housing spiral
Sharing a studio flat in Dublin with two other people, Greek security guard Aris complained about the housing crisis that forces him to live in cramped conditions.
How poverty fuels extremism in Africa
Poverty is a blight, and one that disproportionately affects sub-Saharan Africa. It is a vast and complex issue whose tentacles reach into many areas, including climate change, sustainable development and –crucially — global security.
Paris treaty’s swift ratification shows world is ditching fossil fuels
The historic Paris Agreement on climate change became an international treaty on Friday, up to five years earlier than planned after countries ratified the document with ‘lightning speed’.
Cambridge University rejects calls to divest from fossil fuels
The University of Cambridge has rejected calls to divest its £5.9 billion endowment from fossil fuels, as students, academics and the former archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams have called for.
Climate activists in New York, Washington protest fossil fuels
Hundreds of climate change activists in Washington State and New York mobilized as part of a global protest against fossil fuels, event organizers said.
Argentina to boost ethanol use in fuels
Argentina will more than double the required use of ethanol in gasoline from next year as part of efforts to diversify away from the use of fossil fuels, an executive from a bioethanol industry body told Reuters.
Toward liquid fuels from carbon dioxide
In the quest for sustainable alternative energy and fuel sources, one viable solution may be the conversion of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) into liquid fuels.
New step for producing cheap, efficient renewable fuels
A significant advance has been made in the potential to produce renewable fuels from excess atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), with the discovery of a cheap and efficient catalyst with which to carry out this process.
IEA's fossil fuels reliance models spark controversy
International Energy Agency (IEA) projections that show the world will continue its heavy reliance on fossil fuels deep into this century are uncertain and being used to mislead governments and shareholders, according to a new report.

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