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Miner Adani faces claims of financial fraud

Today 12:00pm - Indian mining giant Adani, seeking public funds to develop one of the world’s largest coal mines in Australia, has been accused of fraudulently siphoning hundreds of millions of dollars of borrowed money into overseas tax havens.

Carmichael matters to Australia – and the world

Today 12:00pm - Proposals for Adani's Carmichael coal mine in Queensland threatens not only the Great Barrier Reef, but also global efforts to reduce carbon emissions.

Switzerland and EU agree to link carbon markets

Today 12:00pm - An agreement to link the Swiss and European Union carbon markets could pave the way for other markets to link to the EU emissions trading scheme in future, says the International Emissions Trading Association.

THE IMRAN EFFECT: Pakistanis plant billion trees for their hero

Today 12:00pm - Inspired by national cricket hero Imran Khan, a province in Pakistan has planted a billion trees in just two years.

UK wrapping up $3b Green Bank sale to Australia

Today 12:00pm - The UK government this week is preparing to complete the $3 billion sale of its Green Investment Bank to a group led by Australia's Macquarie Group.

Alaska lists 30 towns at risk from coastal erosion

Today 12:00pm - At least 31 Alaskan communities face “imminent” existential threats from coastline erosion, flooding and other consequences of changing temperatures.

Every degree of warming counts for crop harvests

Today 12:00pm - The world can expect 3 per cent to 7 per cent less yield for each degree rise in temperature.


China readies world's largest carbon-trading market

Wednesday - As the United States reverses its climate policies, the world's top greenhouse gas emitter, China, is in the midst of setting up a national carbon-trading system.

THE MADHOUSE EFFECT: How Australia and the US compare

Wednesday - Climate policy in both Australia and the United States is being built upon alternative facts, fake news, outright lies, PR spin and industry-written talking points.

EU said to be considering electric car quota

Wednesday - Despite public denials, the European Commission is considering implementing an electric car quota to be achieved by automakers by 2030.

Gulf of Mexico dead zone could get worse

Wednesday - Each summer, a large part of the Gulf of Mexico “dies”. This year, the “dead zone” is the largest on record, stretching hundreds of miles from the mouth of the Mississippi, along the coast of...

Countries need to start talking negative emissions

Wednesday - Countries need to start negotiating who will take responsibility for removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

Social media can help keep tabs on ecosystems

Wednesday - Social media platforms such as Twitter and Instagram could be a rich source of free information for scientists monitoring the health of coral reefs and other environmental assets.

Climate change could spell disaster for Australia

Tuesday - Military and climate experts, including a former chief of the defence force, have warned that Australia faces potential “disastrous consequences” from climate change.

Norway's push for Arctic oil threatens Paris goals

Tuesday - Norway’s plan to ramp up oil and gas production in the Arctic threatens global efforts to tackle climate change, according to a new study.

New weapon in food waste war is a $170 fridge camera

Tuesday - The world’s first wireless fridge camera goes on sale in the UK next month aimed at helping households to slash food waste by being able to check exactly what they have in their refrigerator at any...

Minorities and the poor victims of worsening city heat

Tuesday - ABOUT 60 per cent of the world’s city dwellers have experienced warming twice as great as the rest of the world.

Ocean oxygen depletion could happen again

Tuesday - The deep past has cruel lessons for the near future, for example how ocean oxygen depletion can stifle the marine world. It could recur.

Climate change is triple risk to Europe

Tuesday - New studies confirm climate change’s triple risk to Europe. The heat is on, lives are at risk and the floods are arriving earlier.


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