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Scientists detect mysterious rise in ozone-eater

Friday - Scientists have detected a sharp and mysterious rise in emissions of a key ozone-destroying chemical centred somewhere in east Asia.

Green economy can create 24 million jobs by 2030

Friday - The Paris climate agreement will create 24 million jobs by 2030, according to a report released by the International Labor Organisation

DRYING OUT: Water shortage key challenge of the century

Friday - Scientists voice new concerns about water shortages as data reveals swathes of the globe are drying out.

India eyes hybrid solar-wind power plants

Friday - India has released a draft policy for setting up hybrid wind-solar plants where both windmills and panels are put up on the same piece of land.

London considering car-free days

Friday - London is considering introducing car-free days in an attempt to tackle the city’s air pollution crisis that experts say is responsible for thousands of early deaths each year.

Volvo to stop making diesel cars

Thursday - Swedish car company Volvo has announced its intention to stop making diesel cars.

Warming planet faces a cooling crisis

Thursday - As climate change warms the Earth, one significant concern is the cooling crisis, the quest for energy-hungry artificial ways to keep ourselves cool.

GAS BYPASS: UK could go from coal to clean

Thursday - The UK has been told there's no need to build large gas-fired power stations to replace the coal plants that the government has pledged to switch off by 2025.

Europe renewables up - so are emissions

Thursday - A bumper year for renewable energy didn’t stop Europe from increasing its emissions.

Modern mammoths could help stop Arctic ground emissions

Thursday - Geneticists from Harvard think that reintroducing mammoth-like creatures to Arctic tundra environments could help to stop the release of greenhouse gases from the ground.

Order under threat ... so where's the Security Council?

Thursday - Scientists, think-tanks, NGOs, and militaries agree that climate change threatens human safety and well-being. Yet the organisation charged with global security has remained relatively silent.

Australian businesses back renewables

Wednesday - Australian businesses are jumping on board the renewables boom with almost half of the nation's major companies making the switch to clean, affordable and reliable renewable energy.

Eleven ways the Paris deal is working in the real world

Wednesday - As climate talks stall, it’s clear the UN process is no longer the major driving force of the climate transition. But does that matter?

Investors urge oil firms to shun Trump's Arctic plan

Wednesday - Investors managing more than $2.5 trillion have warned oil firms and banks to shun moves by US president Donald Trump to open an Arctic national wildlife refuge to drilling.

UK proposes new law to create Green Brexit

Wednesday - The UK Government is seeking to reassure the public that environmental laws will not be watered down after the country’s planned departure from the European Union.

Lloyds Bank pumps £2b into green projects

Wednesday - Lloyds Bank is making an extra £2 billion available to help UK businesses implement sustainability initiatives.

US battens the hatches for season of storms

Wednesday - The US is bracing for another harrowing spate of hurricanes this year, with forecasts of an active 2018 season coming amid new research that shows powerful Atlantic storms are intensifying.

How will drought-hit farmers feed Australia?

Tuesday - Australia has just experienced the eighth-driest April on record with rainfall across grain, sheep and cattle heartlands well below normal. So how do farmers plan to keep the country fed?

Green homes earn more mortgage money

Tuesday - Borrowers in the UK will be able to take out a bigger mortgage when buying greener properties for the first time, under a pioneering scheme to encourage energy efficiency.

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