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‘We’ve lost a year’: Political turmoil delays UK-Sahara energy link

‘We’ve lost a year’: Political turmoil delays UK-Sahara energy link

An £18bn project to connect Britain with a huge wind and solar farm in the Sahara through an undersea cable has been delayed by at least a year because of political ructions in Westminster.

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60 per cent of world’s rivers stop flowing for at least one day a year

The first detailed global map of river flow shows that more than half the world's rivers stop flowing for at least one day a year and many could run dry if climate change isn't addressed.

Saharan dust plumes are a crucial part of Earth's biology and climate
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Saharan dust plumes are a crucial part of Earth's biology and climate

The Saharan dust plume is a supersized version of ones that cross the Atlantic all the time, ferrying particles that irritate lungs but also fertilize plant and ocean life.
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The woman risking her life in the desert to document climate change
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The woman risking her life in the desert to document climate change

Scottish adventurer Alice Morrison is setting out on a three-month, 2000km long expedition across the Sahara Desert in an effort to record the impact of the Earth heating up.

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How record heat wreaked havoc on four continents
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How record heat wreaked havoc on four continents

We talked to people who found themselves on the front lines of climate change this year. Here are their stories.
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The Sahara is growing, thanks in part to climate change
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The Sahara is growing, thanks in part to climate change

Scientists say the boundaries of Earth's largest hot desert have expanded by 10 percent since 1920, suggesting that other deserts might be growing, as well.
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