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Peru’s indigenous Uros people turn to solar power

NEWS: On floating reed islands of Lake Titicaca, remote communities are swapping candles for solar panels

Norway’s Statkraft plans $8 billion green energy drive

NEWS: State-owned electricity company plans hydro and wind projects following cash boost from Parliament

Parish visit to St. Philip Evans, Cardiff

Parish visit to St. Philip Evans, Cardiff Archdiocese of Cardiff, by Fr. Denis Carter SSC

Crowdfunded “ice stupas” help Ladakh adapt to climate change

NEWS: An engineer has raised US$125,000 through Indiegogo for a novel way to solve water shortages in a remote mountain region of India

2015: A year for carbon pricing, peer pressure and Paris

ANALYSIS: There are three big UN deals due in 2015, on disasters, development and climate; what happens in the markets and on the streets will be c

Greenland ice loss outpaces climate models

NEWS: Most detailed study yet of Greenland ice sheet illustrates complex process causing billions of tonnes to melt every year

Investors question fossil fuel industry as renewables rise

NEWS: Increasing oil production but falling demand creates problems for fossil fuel industry as investors turn away from sector

Arms Trade Treaty enters into force offering fresh hope for protection of civilians

New international laws regulating the £54bn global trade in arms and ammunition enter into force today.

Fracking ban boosts New York governor’s approval rating

NEWS: One in three New York voters think better of Andrew Cuomo since he banned fracking in the state over health concerns

Gulf states will let oil price fall further, say ministers

NEWS: Saudi refusal to cut oil production could drive prices lower and make tar sands, deepwater and shale projects unviable

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