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UK heatwave prompts order to fire up coal plant to meet aircon demand

National Grid has asked a coal-fired power station in the east Midlands to warm up to cope with extra electricity demand for air conditioning as much of Britain swelters in the heat.

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Kate Aronoff: Be angry about the wildfire pollution – but be angry at the right people

A poisonous haze made the air over New York temporarily more hazardous than any other place on Earth. Thank fossil fuel billionaires, writes Kate Aronoff in The Guardian.

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Fossil fuel firms owe climate reparations of $209bn a year, says study

The world’s top fossil fuel companies owe at least $209bn in annual climate reparations to compensate communities most damaged by their polluting business and decades of lies, a new study calculates.

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Scavengers, miners, and climate activists: Can Poland ditch coal?

Poland has a deep and historic relationship with coal, importing huge amounts despite producing yet more locally.

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‘Sustainable’ pension funds accused of greenwashing over billions held in oil and gas firms

People investing their pensions in funds that claim green credentials are being warned they may actually be backing the world’s largest oil and gas companies.

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Shell shareholders should oust chair, says influential adviser

Pirc and Church of England back calls for investors to vote against Sir Andrew Mackenzie at AGM.

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We desperately need a new power grid. Here’s how to make it happen.

To make renewable energy widely available, the United States needs a lot of new power lines. The nation is struggling to build them.