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No more money for fossil-fuel projects, says EIB

Today 12:00pm - The European Investment Bank will stop funding fossil-fuel projects at the end of 2021, a landmark decision that potentially deals a blow to billions of dollars of gas projects in the pipeline.

Jet stream battle raging above our heads

Today 12:00pm - When prolonged periods of severe weather strike, two things often get the blame these days: climate change and the jet stream.

Mines belching out as much methane as ships and planes

Today 12:00pm - Methane emissions leaking from the world’s coalmines could be stoking the global climate crisis at the same rate as the shipping and aviation industries combined.

POWER TO THE PEOPLE: Suburbs take to solar

Today 12:00pm - Australians are embracing the ‘virtual power plant’, which advocates say can protect the grid, save money and combat the climate crisis.

China's energy-sector emissions still on the rise

Friday - China’s energy-sector emissions are expected to increase this year and next, driven by rising oil and gas consumption instead of by coal.

IEA points finger at gas-guzzling SUVs

Friday - The world’s thirst for oil will continue to grow over the next two decades, with climate-damaging emissions climbing until at least 2040, the IEA says.

Myanmar hands over forests to oil palm producers

Friday - Myanmar has handed out more than 400,000 hectares of oil palm concessions to 44 companies, some of the land overlapping with proposed national parks.


How climate change will rule the health of future children

Friday - In a world that has failed to address climate change, children will face increased risk of developing asthma, greater exposure to vector-borne disease, and anxiety.

What's driving the Antarctic meltdown?

Thursday - Along with warmer water eating away at Antarctic ice shelves from below, atmospheric rivers are causing trouble from above.

Green-wise Norway is drilling more wells

Thursday - Never mind how many electric cars are sold there, Norway has to change tack and end prospecting for new oil reserves.

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

Thursday - 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?

Bigger hurricanes are now more damaging

Thursday - The biggest and most damaging hurricanes are now three times more frequent than they were 100 years ago, say researchers.

Airline probes 'fuei-tankering' allegation

Wednesday - A major airline has launched a review into a money-saving practice which increases its greenhouse gas emissions.

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.

New battery could slash cost of e-cars

Wednesday - A new battery technology that could significantly reduce the price of electric cars and home battery systems has taken a major step towards commercialisation.

Africa poised to lead way in global green revolution

12 Nov 19 - Africa is poised to lead the world’s cleanest economic revolution by using renewable energy sources to power a massive spread of urbanisation, says a new report.

Drivers love their e-cars, says BMW

12 Nov 19 - BMW has called for European policymakers to roll out electric vehicles on a massive scale, saying its customers are turning to e-cars - and loving them.

Italy first to make climate compulsory school subject

12 Nov 19 - 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

12 Nov 19 - As crop varieties disappear, boosting biodiversity becomes smart business.


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