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Wildlife is in crisis, but are we seeing a new mass extinction?

Today 11:00am - The Earth is experiencing an extinction crisis largely due to the exploitation of the planet by people. But can this event be called a mass extinction?

Formula One pledges to go carbon neutral

Wednesday - Formula One has pledged to deliver on an ambitious programme to address the global climate emergency by going carbon neutral within 11 years.

Italy first to make climate compulsory school subject

Tuesday - Italian school pupils in every grade are about to become the first required to study climate change and sustainability.

Companies try to protect product-base plants

Tuesday - As crop varieties disappear, boosting biodiversity becomes smart business.

Climate change deniers set new battle lines

Monday - The battle between climate change deniers and the environment movement has entered a new, pernicious phase. That is the stark warning of one of the world’s leading climate experts, Michael Mann.

It's 10 years since Climategate, so what have we learned?

Monday - Climategate marks its 10th anniversary this month – an opportune moment to to look at the effect it had on those who were trying to save the planet.

We're on the same track, BP tells protesters

7 Nov 19 - British Petroleum believes there’s an “80 percent overlap” between the oil giant's ambitions and those of Extinction Rebellion.


Why oil giants must cut output by a third

5 Nov 19 - The world’s largest oil and gas companies need to slash their production by more than a third by 2040 to meet global climate targets, according to a new report.

Has the world's biggest polluter got a deal for you!

5 Nov 19 - Roll up! Roll up! The globe's biggest climate polluter, Saudi Aramco, is poised to announce the world’s biggest stock flotation in an ultimate marriage of carbon and capital.

Forest emisions figures wrong, says report

1 Nov 19 - Greenhouse gas emissions caused by damage to tropical rainforests around the world are being underestimated by a factor of six, according to a new study.

Rising sea levels threaten homes of 300m people

31 Oct 19 - More than three times more people are at risk from rising sea levels than previously believed, research suggests.

MEET THE COBOTS: The robots who will be your colleagues

31 Oct 19 - The latest industrial robots look like petting-zoo versions of the big machines found in many modern factories – small, cute and you can play with them. But don’t be deceived by their cuddly...

Why offshore windfarms could do the job

30 Oct 19 - Erecting wind turbines on the world’s best offshore sites could provide more than enough clean energy to meet global electricity demand, according to a report.

Nations (minus the US) pledge nearly $10b

30 Oct 19 - The US did not take part in an international climate fund meeting at which wealthy countries pledged nearly $10 billion to assist poorer nations in combatting climate change.

SUVs second-biggest cause of emissions rise, says study

29 Oct 19 - Growing demand for SUVs was the second largest contributor to the increase in global CO2 emissions from 2010 to 2018, an analysis has found.

Cities seek help to set up waste-energy plants

24 Oct 19 - Garbage from homes, schools and businesses around the globe amounted to 2.2 billion tonnes) in 2016, disproportionately discarded by people in North America, Europe and Central Asia.

HORROR STORY: It's scary the pollution Halloween produces

24 Oct 19 - Halloween next week will produce a frightening amount of plastic pollution in the form of food and costume packaging, masks and accessories, and costumes made from polyester, nylon, and acrylic.

Warming forces world of ice into retreat

22 Oct 19 - New evidence from the air, space, atmospheric chemistry and old records is testament to global warming impacts on the speed of change in the frozen world.

It's a tragic, desperate mess, says Attenborough

21 Oct 19 - Humanity has made a “tragic, desperate mess” of the planet, Sir David Attenborough has said.


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Air NZ wins sustainable business award

25 Oct 19 - Air New Zealand has been recognised at the New Zealand Tourism Awards for its...

YHA celebrates carbon footprint reduction

23 Oct 19 - YHA New Zealand has reconfirmed its carboNZero certification by celebrating a...

Ports of Auckland buys world-first electric tug

5 Aug 19 - Ports of Auckland has signed a contract with Dutch company Damen Shipyards to...

Gene editing has crucial role in cutting emissions

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30 Jul 19 - Gene editing has a crucial role to play in reducing emissions to deal with...

LGNZ gets clear climate message from school activists

26 Jul 19 - School Strike 4 Climate NZ organisers Sophie Handford and Raven Maeder...

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