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Tesla unveils home battery to rev up low carbon transition

NEWS: Household storage technology will lead a “fundamental transformation” of the energy system, says chief Elon Musk

NATO plans to war game solar and wind technologies

NEWS: Alliance set to test latest energy solutions in battlefield environment, in bid to avoid relying on vulnerable fuel convoys

Developing countries close to taking lead in clean energy race

NEWS: Renewables close to supplying 10% of global electricity supply says UN report, as China’s solar surge continues

Business, Technology
UK manufacturers back industrial CCS hub

NEWS: The Teesside Collective could become the first industrial zone in Europe to neutralise up to 90% of its emissions

UN calls for carbon capture incentives in global climate deal

NEWS: Coalition of 56 countries say technology needs more political support ahead of 2015 Paris agreement

Brazil tribe teams up with tech company to save rainforest

NEWS: Indigenous people and San Francisco start-up are using old smartphones to monitor illegal logging

NASA prepares to launch carbon tracking satellite

NEWS: Space agency will monitor rising levels of CO2, the most prolific greenhouse gas blamed for global warming

Blog, Technology
Air conditioning units are cooking cities - report

NEWS: Heat from air conditioning systems now raises some urban temperatures by more than 1C, say Arizona scientists

Banning HFCs from 2020 could make big climate impact - study

NEWS: Early phase-out of super climate gases could stop release of 146 billion tonnes of CO2-equivalent by 2050

Business, Technology
Renewable energy jobs hit 6.5 million in 2013 - report

NEWS: Renewable energy employment figures surge, as UN climate chief stresses business opportunities of low carbon transition

Energy, Technology
UN set to target HFCs at Abu Dhabi climate meeting

NEWS: Countries will debate reduction in use of potent greenhouse gases under UN’s ozone treaty

Business, Technology
Google and Apple announce new low carbon investments

NEWS: US technology giants reveal backing for renewable energy and efficiency measures

US military told to boost renewables in energy policy overhaul

NEWS: First energy policy update in 20 years orders Department of Defense to recognise energy as a ‘mission essential resource’

Energy, Technology
Climate challenge needs radical policies and technologies

ANALYSIS: Latest IPCC report highlights level of ambition required to slash carbon emissions 50% by 2050

Comment & Analysis, Technology
White House and Google launch climate 'open data' initiative

US government has partnered with Google to help Americans understand how they could be affected by climate change

Renault chief calls for London's bus lanes to accept electric cars

Free parking, charging facilities and access to bus lanes seen as essential for electric market to take off in UK

Technology, Transport
Google buys second Swedish wind farm

Data giant makes third major low carbon purchase in January in quest to run all data centres on 100% renewables

Energy, Technology
Google to invest $75m in second Texas wind farm

182MW Panhandle 2 wind farm is communications giant’s 15th renewable energy investment

Energy, Technology
Top green gadgets at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show

Geeks go wild for technology in Las Vegas show – RTCC looks at those that could make the world a better place

London aims for £1.85m per year saving with LED roll-out

UK capital set for largest energy efficient road lighting project in country, installing 35,000 street lamps by 2016