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Disasters put pressure on human survival, says UN

Friday - Increasingly complex, growing and related risks, from global warming to pollution and epidemics, threaten human survival if left to escalate, the United Nations has warned.

How mismanaged waste kills million people a year

Friday - Mismanaged waste is causing hundreds of thousands of people to die each year in the developing world from easily preventable causes, a report has found.

Let's face it, building in glass was never a very good idea

Friday - Glass has always been a notoriously energy-inefficient building material – but an obsession with aesthetics led architects to ignore its shortcomings.

These strange beasts are our cars

Friday - Widespread automation, electrification, and connectivity are set to revolutionise the car of the future.

Agriculture emissions put Wales on the outer

Thursday - Wales' farming emissions have been put in the too-hard basket by the UK Committee on Climate Change.

Clean up or pay up, New York warns Trump over buildings

Thursday - US President Donald Trump faces fines of more than $2 million a year unless he reduces carbon emissions from his New York buildings.

States fight rollback of Obama lightbulb rules

Thursday - US States are preparing to fight back as the Trump administration moves to erase Obama-era standards for lightbulbs.

New orchards offer new life to wild species

Thursday - New orchards are appearing across the UK to stop the widespread decline of rare insects and birds, and to slow down climate change.

Pollution research points finger at Coca-Cola

Thursday - Coca-Cola bottles and cans are the most commonly found items of packaging pollution on British beaches, new research shows.

Islanders sue Australia over climate inaction

Wednesday - Torres Strait islanders are about to file an unprecedented legal complaint against Australia, accusing the government of breaching their human rights by falling short on its Paris Agreement pledges.

New guidelines, old loopholes in carbon accounting

Wednesday - A major update on how countries measure greenhouse gas emissions has failed to address key weaknesses, particularly on bioenergy, campaigners say.

City investors push for BP to be more open

Wednesday - A coalition of major London investors have emerged as key players in forcing BPto be more transparent in how it fights climate change.

Half of melting glaciers could go by 2100

Wednesday - Melting glaciers worldwide – all treasured for their beauty and as sources of summer water – could be half gone by 2100.

What Daimler’s move means for carbon-neutral car industry

Wednesday - Daimler, one of the world’s leading producers of premium cars and commercial vehicles, is engineering a new future for the sector with a bold new climate commitment.

What Australian parties say about climate change

Tuesday - Most Australians see climate change as the number one threat to national interests. But in 2018, Australia was ranked 55th out of 60 countries in climate change performance.

Bosch pledges to be carbon neutral by 2020

Tuesday - The German conglomerate Bosch has promised to make its entire business carbon neutral by 2020.

Denying climate change is evil, says the founder of Patagonia

Tuesday - Octogenarian entrepreneur Yvon Chouinard, who prefers gardening to meetings, says capitalism is destroying the planet.

London to have first hydrogen doubledeckers

Tuesday - London will have the world’s first hydrogen-powered doubledecker buses on its streets next year.

Irish schools get a fail on climate change

Tuesday - Students at Irish schools are being let down by the country’s education system, say lawmakers demanding full climate change literacy.

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