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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A mobile phone case can protect your phone from damage and jazz it up, but it now has an additional function

Spanish researchers say ‘building integrated photovoltaics’ could transform energy systems around the world

Boston-based Emission Information app tells users whether their electricity is being produced by solar, nuclear or coal power

Construction of CCS plant in Guangdong slated for 2014 as countries agree to share researchers and expertise

Part financed by Google, the $2.2 billion Ivanpah project is expected to come online by the end of this year