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Why pursuit of profit won’t solve climate crisis

Today 12:00pm - Resolving the climate crisis demands radical political change, a British author argues: the end of free market capitalism.

Is this the best way yet to tell the global warming story?

Today 12:00pm - One of the biggest problems with global warming has been the failure of science to communicate to people that it is actually happening.

Will born-again materials be fashion’s next big thing?

Monday - The $2.5 trillion fashion business produces more carbon emissions than aviation and shipping combined.

The good, the bad, and the ugly of climate battle

Thursday - Morocco, Gambia, Bhutan, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, India and the Philippines are the good guys.

UK to host critical 2020 UN climate summit

Thursday - The UK is set to host a critical global summit on the climate crisis at the end of 2020, at which the world’s 190 nations must commit to deep cuts in emissions.

Deaths rise among reporters telling environment stories

19 Jun 19 - Thirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and many more are suffering violence, harassment, intimidation and lawsuits.

Warmer world will be more dangerous

18 Jun 19 - A warmer world will be more dangerous. As the thermometer rises, so does the risk of conflict and bloodshed in more vulnerable regions.

Poor nations could be future species guardians

18 Jun 19 - Developing countries are better than richer nations at promising to protect important agricultural species in the future, but do less well in safeguarding existing biodiversity.

Thirty years to climate meltdown – or not?

12 Jun 19 - How much of a threat is climate meltdown? Should we treat it as the biggest danger to life in the 21st century, or as one of many problems − serious, but manageable?

Survey finds number of plant extinctions is 'frightening'

12 Jun 19 - Human destruction of the living world is causing a “frightening” number of plant extinctions, according to scientists who have completed the first global analysis of the issue.

At this rate, we'll have more plastic than fish in the ocean

11 Jun 19 - If humanity continues dumping plastics into nature at the current rate, there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s seas by 2050.

What's worrying the plastics industry?

10 Jun 19 - This year’s Global Plastics Summit revealed an industry that sees big growth ahead but also serious challenges, from plastics in the ocean to climate impact.

Some day soon, people might be queueing to get to Siberia

10 Jun 19 - Siberia, currently one of the most sparsely populated places in the northern hemisphere, could become a target for mass migration as the climate warms.

There’s more CO2 in the atmosphere than you think

Cape Grim station, Tasmania

7 Jun 19 - Carbon dioxide levels recorded last month at the Mauna Loa atmospheric observatory in Hawaii reached an average of 414.7 parts per million. But in truth, the amount of greenhouse gas in our...

Interpol names most-wanted eco criminals

6 Jun 19 - International police have asked for help in tracking down the world’s most wanted environmental criminals.

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health

4 Jun 19 - A report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out the widespread damage global heating is already causing to people’s health.

Macedonians might have done battle with climate change

4 Jun 19 - Alexander the Great's Macedonian ancestors might have been struck by one of the earliest environmental disasters linked to human activity.

Author of dystopian climate novel is 'deeply optimistic'

31 May 19 - People have “a moral obligation” to be optimistic about the climate crisis because the alternative would be to despair, The Wall author John Lanchester has said.

Pope pleads for 'startling' inaction to end

30 May 19 - If the world is to win the fight against climate change, its leaders must stop profiting from fossil fuels that threaten the survival and well-being of the planet and its inhabitants, says Pope...

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Kangaroo Island shows rock-solid promise for lithium

Today 12:00pm - Mining and energy company Lithium Australia has reported it has found anomalous...

Bottled water giants back new global plan to cut plastic waste

13 Jun 19 - The world’s biggest yoghurt maker Danone and food packaging giant Tetra Pak are...

CellCube to bring grid battery to South Australia

23 May 19 - Renewables firm Pangea Energy and vanadium battery producer CellCube have...

Minesto partners with leading financial adviser

22 May 19 - Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has engaged with leading financial...

Finland using circular economy of textiles

21 May 19 - In Finland, end-of-life textiles no longer end up in landfills, but there is...

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