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CONCRETE FACTS: Why cement emissions matter for the globe

Tuesday - If the cement industry were a country, it would be the third largest emitter in the world.

Financial watchdog chases big firms over climate risk

Tuesday - Budget airline EasyJet and three other major companies have been reported to the UK’s Financial Reporting Council for failing to adequately report to shareholders on their climate change exposure.

OPINION: The answer's not a better kind of coffee cup

Tuesday - By GEORGE MONBIOT | We must challenge the corporations that urge us to live in a throwaway society rather than seeking ‘greener’ ways of maintaining the status quo.

New tree named ... in time for its headstone

Tuesday - A tree species discovered in Cameroon nearly 70 years ago has been named -just in time to etch that name on its headstone.

Mexico strikes green gold with bioplastics

Tuesday - Tequila, avocado and corn are proving their worth beyond Mexican fiesta staples as key components for a fast-growing bioplastics market.

Google street cars will map city air pollution

Tuesday - Google Street View cars will be outfitted with sensors that test air quality in cities and towns across the globe.

Australian emissions soar over Paris targets

Monday - New studies show Australia is on track to miss its Paris Agreement emissions target by nearly a billion tonnes.

Europe must cut meat and dairy by 2050, says expert

Monday - Europe’s animal farming sector has exceeded safe bounds for greenhouse gas emissions, nutrient flows and biodiversity loss, and urgently needs to be scaled back, according to a new report.

Farms can grow more and slow climate change

Monday - New ways of digging the dirt could both deliver more food and slow climate change. And farmers in the developing world are making a difference.

HOME INVASION: It's time to move away from the coasts

Monday - For an increasing number of people, coastal flooding and erosion is a real threat to property, the local economy and, in some cases, life.

Nations face bottom-up pressure to act

Monday - Cities, states and business from around the world called on national governments to redouble their efforts to fight climate change, as a summit in San Francisco ended at the weekend.

MEMO AUSTRALIA: The Kiwis have a good plan

Friday - As Australia prepares for another climate policy reset, it's easy to look to New Zealand and wonder what might have been.

Australia stuck in the slow lane on transport

Friday - Australia is stuck in the slow lane on transport pollution as one of the only OECD countries without greenhouse gas emission standards for vehicles, says a new report.

Court orders Frankfurt to ban diesels

Friday - The German city of Frankfurt has received a court-ordered ban on diesel after regularly exceeding pollution limits.

Quarter of world's 100 busiest airports in danger from the sea

Friday - As a typhoon tore through Japan last week, travellers at Kansai International Airport looked out on a terrifying void: Where the runway should have been, they saw only the sea.

OPINION: Politicians, get your heads out of the coal pit

Friday - By PETER HOLDING | Farmers are dealing with increasingly extreme weather as a result of global warming. We need meaningful action now.

Clean energy can provide all electricity, says study

Thursday - All the electricity the world needs can come from clean energy, reliably and throughout the year and at any time of day or night, UK researchers say.

$6 TRILLION: That's how much Big Oil will not now be banking

Thursday - The funds committed to fossil fuel divestment now total more than $6 trillion with almost 1000 institutional investors having made the pledge, according to a new report.

Poland plans to leave its mark on climate talks

Thursday - Declarations on forests, electric vehicles and the impact of climate action on coal workers will be a central legacy of this year’s talks in Katowice.

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