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EPA revises social cost of potent greenhouse gas

Wednesday - The Trump administration is tweaking how it measures the costs of emitting a potent greenhouse gas, a move that will have major impacts for climate rules.

CARBON PRICING: Five questions for Nicholas Stern

Wednesday - Economist NICHOLAS STERN spoke in Oxford this month. The Conversation asked him about recent developments in the transition of the world toward an economy adapted to climate change.

Let's handle climate change the way we dealt with cigarettes

Wednesday - What would happen if we treated climate change as a health problem rather than an environmental one?

Mexico about to generate world's cheapest solar power

Wednesday - Mexico is on track to generate the world’s cheapest solar power — with prices as low as 1.77c a kilowatt hour.

Could this be beginning of the end for the beloved axolotl?

Wednesday - Although abundant in captivity, the axolotl has nearly disappeared from its natural habitat - and that is a problem.

Former UN climate chief lobbies against Adani loan

Tuesday - Former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres has made a rare intervention in Australian politics, urging the Turnbull government not to grant a controversial coal project a near A$1 billion loan.

Past climate lessons prompt present rethink

Tuesday - European scientists have just reached two chilling conclusions about today’s Earth by studying past climate lessons.

Three ways cities are leading the climate change fight

Tuesday - Cities account for 75 per cent of the world’s energy use and 76 per cent of carbon dioxide emissions.

Electric highway will link Norway and Italy

Tuesday - A German utility is planning a string of electric vehicle fast chargers every 120 to 180 kilometers along highways in seven European countries, from Italy to Norway.

Scientists aim to fight climate change with super plants

Tuesday - A team of scientists is wondering if plants can protect us from climate change.

Indonesia to roll out 1000 eco-mosques

Tuesday - Worshippers in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, are set to go green with a new initiative that aims to establish 1000 eco-mosques by 2020.

Climate pioneer calls for wave of lawsuits

Monday - One of the fathers of climate science is calling for a wave of lawsuits against governments and fossil fuel companies that are delaying action on what he describes as the growing, mortal threat of...

Bonn summit slow and steady but King Coal looms

Monday - The climate talks in Bonn saw little drama other than some star turns and a pantomime villain. All eyes are now on Poland, the next summit host.

It's not a done deal, low-lying islands can shape a future

Monday - While the plight of low-lying Pacific islands should not be ignored, it is just as damaging to assume that their fate is already sealed.

Norway’s wealth fund eyes divesting from fossil fuels

Monday - Norway’s $1 trillion fund is to consider divesting from oil and gas stocks to protect the country's economy from oil price risk.

Australia a Top 10 nation - for cutting down trees

Monday - Eastern Australia ranks in the top 10 of the world’s major deforestation fronts – the only area in a developed nation.

The inconvenient truth about smart cities

Monday - Plans for more wired, networked, connected urban areas face challenges if they fail to account for existing, local, non-digital elements such as government and socioeconomic conditions.

Musk unveils electric truck ... and a surprise sports car

Monday - Elon Musk has unveiled Tesla’s first electric semi-truck at an event in Los Angeles that also included the surprise reveal of a new Tesla sports car.

Carbon markets back in vogue at Bonn

Friday - Carbon markets have become a vital piece of common ground for defenders of the climate. The tool is gradually extending around the world, bringing with it higher revenues.

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