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Using pig fat as green jet fuel will hurt planet, experts warn

The fat of dead pigs, cattle and chickens is being used to make greener jet fuel, but a new study warns it will end up being worse for the planet.

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Could restaurants solve the world's jellyfish problem?

Jellyfish blooms can swamp entire ecosystems, but there's growing interest in their culinary potential. But could this really solve the ocean's problems?
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How solar power is keeping Lebanon's lights on

Rooftop solar panels are offering the promise of a more normal way of living in Lebanon amidst an unsteady electricity supply – for those who can afford it.
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Can a wind turbine handle hurricane speed winds?

As wind farms expand into new areas they will need to withstand extreme wind speeds.
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Glass or plastic: which is better for the environment?

For centuries we have used glass to store food, beverages, chemicals and cosmetics. But is it time to find a more sustainable alternative?
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Recent, rapid ocean warming ahead of El Niño alarms scientists

There’s growing concern that the oceans are heating up quickly – and scientists are unsure of the implications.
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The forgotten 20th Century 'Sun engine'

The world's first solar power station was built before World War One, created by a man with a vision for cleaner air.