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16 September 2014 Last updated at 15:03

Red card for 'greenest' governmentbutterfly

The government is failing to reduce air pollution, protect biodiversity and prevent flooding, a cross-party body of MPs says.


cloudsClimate change remedies 'affordable'

A global commission says the extra costs of tackling climate change will be 'modest', but doing nothing could put the world economy at risk.

frackingUS gas leaks not caused by fracking

A new study suggests that the contamination of drinking water by shale gas is due to faulty wells and not hydraulic fracturing.

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Sentinel system pictures Napa quake

Europe's new multi-billion-euro Sentinel programme returns its first earthquake analysis - of the Magnitude 6.0 tremor that hit California's wine-producing Napa region last month.

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Matt McGrath Article written by Matt McGrath Matt McGrath Environment correspondent

Speedy charging driving a global boom in electric cars

Twenty-minute motorway charging is a key factor behind the emergence of electric cars in Britain and elsewhere.

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Five critical steps involved in putting a lander on a comet

How do you land on a comet? That's problem facing the people running Esa's Rosetta mission after the successful rendezvous with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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