Solar power is booming in Brazil. Can it be a boom for all?

Solar is now Brazil’s second-largest source of electricity. Experts say its growth must also reach and respect communities cut off from the grid
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A greenhouse gas shipping levy is on the horizon

A charge on emissions for cargo vessels would become the first global carbon price, but disagreements on system design and starting prices remain
<p>By-the-wind sailors (Velella) live in warm and temperate waters worldwide. In honour of World Oceans Day, our team has selected the marine species, traditions and places they love. (Image: Alamy)</p>
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Our ocean: From freedivers to fish, Phang-nga to Puerto Madryn

The Dialogue Earth team pick the marine species, traditions and places they love for World Oceans Day

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Climate change is fuelling turbulence and posing threats to South Asian aviation

Experts highlight links between rising temperatures, carbon emissions and increased likelihood of clear air turbulence – an unexpected and severe form of turbulence that can result in serious injuries
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Plastics treaty’s penultimate talks: Five takeaways

After INC-4, only one meeting is left to agree a global treaty to limit plastics pollution. With festering disagreements surrounding a cap on plastic production, success is far from assured.
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China’s manufacturing pushed emissions sky high. What’s next?

The manufacturing drive risks counteracting the emissions gains of China’s clean-energy drive
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Explainer: Why bird flu is now a major threat to marine life

The H5N1 virus is spreading rapidly among seabirds and sea mammals, causing deaths from pole to pole
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