Vast desert sun farm to help light up Morocco

On the edge of the Sahara desert, engineers make final checks to a sea of metal mirrors turned towards the sun, preparing for the launch of Morocco's first solar power plant.

China to loosen stringent urban residency rules

China will loosen its stringent regulations on urban residency to allow more people to enjoy public services such as housing, education and health care beginning next year.

Scientists welcome climate pact but still alarmed

Climate scientists Saturday welcomed a pact to battle global warming as a major political advance, but warned of a gaping holeā€”the lack of a detailed roadmap for cutting greenhouse gases that cause the problem.

Going Dutch to help conquer the rising seas

Had nature been left to take its course much of the Netherlands would be a muddy swamp and the tiny coastal nation would never have risen to be the eurozone's fifth largest economy.

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