2016 mapped: around the world in top climate stories

Look back on a year of weird weather and clean energy breakthroughs around the world

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It has been a hell of a year, with certain political events looming large.

Our runaway greatest hit, though, had nothing to do with Donald Trump, Brexit or even potty-mouthed Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte.

It was India’s energy minister Piyush Goyal declaring that solar power was cheaper than coal. With numbers to back it up. Because just as the climate is changing, so is the global economy.

Browse our map for some of the hottest stories of 2016, from Reykjavik to Riyadh.

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