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Renewables won’t be truly sustainable without greener mining practices
Mining will always pose an environmental impact, but some techniques make it less damaging.
Africa’s energy future and the fight over the EACOP pipeline
African nations like Nigeria bank on oil and gas resources. But pushback against the EACOP project points to risk and the renewable future.
Do we need to fireproof solar panels?
There is a limit to how much heat solar panels can handle and fire damage can make them dangerous.
Africa’s energy sector will need to transform radically
The relatively high risks investors assign to African countries mean they demand a higher return on investments.
Why a stable power grid is so important
Most of the United States' newer power lines are from the 1970s with a predicted 50-year lifespan.
Wind farms can harm the ecosystems of Europe’s blanket bogs
Evidence supports negative impacts of wind farm developments on this critical habitat, scientists say.