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New look at Antarctic raises fears of higher sea levels

15 Dec 17 - Antarctic ice sheet models double the sea-level rise expected this century if global emissions of heat-trapping pollution remain high, according to a new study.

Poland’s new leader eyes nuclear future

15 Dec 17 - Poland is in no hurry to ditch coal power any time soon but the new prime minister insists nuclear energy and renewable sources are a part of the country’s future energy mix.

Bank partners with global mayors to green cities

15 Dec 17 - A European development bank has partnered with city mayors from all over the world to mobilise more than $1.5 billion in urban investment to help combat climate change.

INTERVIEW: Trump's man who doesn't know what 2deg means

15 Dec 17 - Donald Trump’s climate adviser George David Banks cut an intriguing, divisive figure at the recent climate talks in Bonn.

Thailand gets $1.1 billion for wind power project

15 Dec 17 - Southeast Asia’s leading solar energy nation -Thailand - could be the frontrunner in wind energy after renewables developer WEH secured funding for the region’s biggest wind power project.

Mass starvation is our fate if we keep flogging the land to death

14 Dec 17 - The Earth cannot accommodate our need and greed for food. We must change our diet before it’s too late, says George Monbiot.

Insurance giant dumps investments in tar sands

14 Dec 17 - One of the world’s biggest financial services companies is both dumping investments and ending insurance for controversial US oil pipelines.

Germany the champion nation for recycling

14 Dec 17 - Germany is the leading nation for recycling, followed closely by Wales and Singapore, according to new research.

... and France is best at food sustainability

14 Dec 17 - A war on waste food in France has helped it secure the top spot in a ranking of countries by their food sustainability.

Belt-and-road countries could top China’s emissions

14 Dec 17 - China is seeking to clean up its overseas investments and is calling for international support.

Europe utilities vow to be carbon neutral by 2050

14 Dec 17 - More than 3500 European utility companies have vowed to lead the low-carbon energy transition, calling on policymakers to accelerate electrification.

BUBBLE POWER: New device could stop plastic in its tracks

14 Dec 17 - When a river flows into the ocean, so does plastic. Lots of it. Globally, rivers transport as much as four million tonnes of plastic out to sea every year.

Macron pays US scientists to move to France

13 Dec 17 - Eighteen climate scientists from the US and elsewhere have hit the jackpot as France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, awarded them millions of euros in grants to relocate to France.

How Big Oil is tightening its grip on the White House

13 Dec 17 - The oil industry has stalled action on climate change from the inside and sold America on fossil fuels – and its influence goes back further than people realise.

GE's 12,000 job cuts highlight how it went wrong

13 Dec 17 - After spending years building up its gas-power business, General Electric is trying to figure out how to keep pace in a world that’s no longer all that interested in fossil fuels.

Tsunami of data could pump up global emissions by 2025

13 Dec 17 - Billions of internet-connected devices could produce 3.5 per cent of global emissions within 10 years and 14 per cent by 2040.

These high-speed trains could take 3m cars off the roads

13 Dec 17 - A $3 billion project that will introduce high-speed deisel trains to the US could take up to three million cars off the roads.

Australia's greenhouse gas emissions highest on record

12 Dec 17 - Australia’s emissions over the past year were the highest on record, when relatively unreliable emissions from land use are excluded, according to new estimates.

Paris summit will call for shipping to meet climate goals

12 Dec 17 - The shipping industry will be urged to align with international climate goals under a declaration to be launched at a climate summit in Paris today.

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