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What Day Zero means to Cape Town

Today 10:00am - Day Zero in Cape Town is when most of the city’s water taps will be switched off.

Porsche stops production of diesel cars

Today 10:00am - Porsche has announced that it is putting an end to diesel engines in its cars.

DiCaprio in deal to save chunk of Indian Ocean

Today 10:00am - A foundation set up by actor Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the investors that worked on a deal that has led to the Seychelles creating protected areas "the size of Great Britain" in the Indian Ocean.

DO THE GRAPH: What's the weather future for your kids?

Today 10:00am - Want to compare the average global temperatures you and your mother knew with those your children will experience? Make your own graph.

Take your brolly to Broome ... it's had 1.5m of rain this year

Today 10:00am - It has been a soggy start to the year in the Western Australian town of Broome. In the two months of 2018, 1.5 metres of rain has fallen,

Climate will push European cities to breaking point

Friday - A new study highlights the urgent need to adapt urban areas across Europe to cope with floods, droughts and heatwaves.

Floating windfarms are proving a smash hit

Friday - Floating windfarms are likely to be the next large-scale development in renewable energy.

Ban Ki-Moon to lead global green growth push

Friday - Former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon will take over as head of a global organisation promoting sustainable economic growth.

Perfumes and soaps rival vehicles as smog source

Friday - Everyday items such as soaps, perfume, paint and pesticides contribute as heavily to certain sorts of air pollution as cars and trucks.

Recyclability is the name of the plastics game

Friday - The plastics industry is changing fast, and the way our food and products are packaged could look totally different in just a few years.

Dodgy rainfall becoming big worry in grazing regions

Friday - Nearly half of the world's pastureland is experiencing notable changes in precipitation, driving up the risk to grazing and herding communities.

Mazda gets busy phasing-in fossil fuels

Thursday - Mazda is saying what everyone knows: the internal combustion engine is going to power the vast majority of cars for the next 50 years.

Plastic bans will dent oil demand growth, says BP

Thursday - International bans on single-use plastic items such as carrier bags will dent growth in oil demand over the next two decades, according to BP.

The world's loneliest tree tells secrets of the Anthropocene

Thursday - The Anthropocene began in 1965, according to signs left on Campbell Island by the world’s loneliest tree.

Common insects face growing threats

Thursday - The Earth’s largest animal group faces a new threat. Insects – not just rare species, but common insects, too – might become less genetically diverse.

Climate could change cricket

Thursday - Climate change is thundering down the pitch and could seriously affect the way cricket is played in the years ahead.

German carmakers nervous on eve of court's diesel ban ruling

Wednesday - A court will decide tomorrow whether German cities can ban heavily polluting cars, potentially wiping hundreds of millions of euros off the value of diesel cars on the country’s roads.

Australia has a role for coal, says Shorten

Wednesday - Labor Party leader Bill Shorten has declared there is a role for coal in Australia, and characterised the controversial Adani coalmine as just “another project”.

OECD urges nations to tax dirty energy

Wednesday - The OECD has encouraged governments to start taxing CO2 emissions more aggressively while warning that current taxation levels are not enough to fight climate change effectively.

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