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Solar power could trump alternatives like fossil fuels, wind, hydro and nuclear to be the world's largest source of electricity by 2050, according to an energy watchdog.
The Arctic is vast, freezing and potentially lucrative. What are the challenges oil exploration poses?
How are London's students using innovation to ensure a sustainable future for Europe's largest city?
Researchers are turning something we all produce – urine – into clean electricity, or 'urine-tricity'. How?
Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gas hit a record in 2013, the World Meteorological Organization said on Tuesday.
Researchers have engineered E.coli bacteria to create a renewable form of propane, the Financial Times reports.
With the Scottish referendum looming, the question of what happens to North Sea oil and gas reserves remains a key part of the debate.
CNBC looks at which countries may be worst hit, both environmentally and economically, by climate change.
With the need for renewable energy sources pressing, buildings must be green. Here, we look at 10 of the world's most sustainable.
EDF Energy said Monday that it had shut down four of its UK nuclear reactors for eight weeks, the Financial Times reports.
As the U.K. government pushes the case for fracking, Energy Future takes a look at the controversial technique's potential.
Alternative sources of power are increasingly important. Here, we take a look at some of the world's most striking solar installations.
The Australian Senate voted to scrap carbon tax and plans for emissions trading, a major victory for conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
The energy challenges facing India are vast and varied. How is solar power helping to transform lives?
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick talks to energy industry executives about the growth opportunities in Asia.
The European Union's Court of Justice said member states could continue to limit renewables support schemes to within their national borders.
How are innovation and forward thinking laying the foundations for clean, green cities of the future?
As more of Asia's population heads for the cities, Singapore can offer clues for planning livable urban spaces, including by controlling pollution.
Predictions solar energy will disrupt the grid system may be premature, with analysts noting urban settings may stay dependent on traditional power.
Countries must invest nearly $50 trillion to meet the world’s energy needs over the next 21 years, the IEA reported on Tuesday.
With the world becoming more interconnected, it’s getting harder to anticipate and manage global risks. We take a look at some of the biggest risks and ways to mitigate them.
From family-run companies to public companies with family ownership, we tackle challenges and rewards facing family businesses.
Inside the market's biggest sectors with a look at the trends, companies and trades netting profits for investors.