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20 October 2014 Last updated at 22:07

African solar plan to power UK homescsp

Investors are seeking funding from the UK government for an ambitious plan to import solar energy generated in North Africa.


Offshore wind farmEurope 'will fail to protect climate'

IPCC expert says EU's plan consigns future leaders to “extraordinary and unprecedented” CO2 cuts.

Damian Peach SEN - Comet Siding SpringComet Siding Spring skims past Mars

A recently discovered comet known as Siding Spring passes Mars, giving scientists a unique chance to study the object.

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Rosetta comet: More black swan than yellow duck

One of the fascinating things about comets is their blackness - akin to a lump of coal or the briquettes you put on the BBQ.

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Matt McGrath Article written by Matt McGrath Matt McGrath Environment correspondent

Climate summit advances towards Paris deal

Despite the absence of India and Australia, a majority of prime ministers and presidents came to the climate summit in New York with pledges of action.

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David Shukman Article written by David Shukman David Shukman Science editor

Ebola outbreak: How Nigeria is beating the killer virus

Nigeria, unlike other Ebola-stricken countries, is succeeding in wiping out the disease through rigorous monitoring, the BBC's David Shukman reports.

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