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Climate transition delay could cost the UK trillions

From power plants to coffee cups or your childhood home, everything that makes up the economy has a life expectancy. Much of what we make and consume lasts just weeks, months or years. However, lots of infrastructure instead ...

Another cyclone looms for India, week after deadly storm

A severe cyclone is brewing off India's eastern coast, the nation's weather bureau warned Sunday, as the death toll rose from a major storm that wreaked havoc in the west of the virus-hit nation last week.

Why we should leave old oil rigs in the sea, and why we don't

Decommissioning the UK's offshore oil and gas infrastructure will cost the taxpayer £24 billion, according to estimates from HMRC. So why can't we leave man-made structures in the sea and thereby save the cost of removal ...

What did scientists learn from Deepwater Horizon?

Ten years ago, a powerful explosion destroyed an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers and injuring 17 others. Over a span of 87 days, the Deepwater Horizon well released an estimated 168 million gallons of oil ...

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