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Scotland aims to be renewables powerhouse

Tuesday - Scotland is making progress towards becoming a world leader in renewable energy.

Canberra gives carbon emitters the go-ahead

Tuesday - Nearly 60 Australian industrial sites have been given the green light to increase crbon emissions, cancelling out cuts paid for by the Coalition governmet using public money.

Meet the woman who defined the greenhouse effect

Tuesday - Eunice Foote’s career highlights the subtle forms of discrimination that have kept women on the sidelines of science.

Ammonia emissions rise in Britain

Tuesday - Emissions of ammonia have been on the rise in the UK even while the amount of other pollutants entering the atmosphere has fallen.

New apartment block will look like a forest

Tuesday - Apartments to be built in the Dutch city of Eindhoven will be a 75m high skyscraper, which will include space for 125 trees, and 5200 plants.

Want to know about city pollution? Ask a pigeon

Tuesday - Pigeons might be seen as the scourge of cities, but researchers say they could help us to explore a host of toxins in the air, from lead to pesticides.

Business seeks closer access to climate talks

Monday - Business lobbies in Europe and the US are pushing for a distinct, direct and formalised “business channel” into UN climate negotiations.


Military brains warn of climate security threats ... soon

Monday - US intelligence chiefs again have warned Congress about the global security risks from climate change ... and they weren't talking about far-off threats. US INTELLIGENCE chiefs again...

Sea level rise speeding up to 100mm per decade

Monday - The rate of sea level rise is accelerating so fast that some coastal communities could confront an additional 100mm per decade by the end of the century

Cow dung overload brings call for cut in dairy herd numbers

Monday - Dairy farms in the Netherlands are producing so much dung they can’t get rid of it safely. Now the WWF is calling for a 40 per cent cut in herd numbers.

Should we give up half of the Earth to wildlife?

Monday - Populations of all kinds of wildlife are declining at alarming speed. One radical solution is to make 50 per cent of the planet a nature reserve.

Nordic nations usher in new era of green finance

Monday - New research has highlighted how the Nordic countries are leading by example in the green finance market.

Germany takes close look at free public transport

Friday - Germany is thinking of making public transport free as it scrambles to meet EU air pollution targets and avoid big fines.

One tiny creature threatens Antarctic wildlife

Friday - The Antarctic, one of the last great wildernesses and home to animals such as whales, penguins and leopard seals, is being threatened by the plight of an animal just a few centimetres long.

Battery boom keeping Australia’s grid fully charged

Friday - Australia’s love affair with clean energy and battery storage is only just beginning, with the nation on the verge of an energy storage boom.

Plastics pollute most remote areas of the ocean

Friday - Microplastics have been found in some of the most remote and uncharted regions of the oceans raising more concerns over the global scale of plastic pollution.

Thank the seagulls – guano makes the world go round

Friday - Three new studies of how the world works show that seabird excrement plays an unexpected role, as do polar algae and rotting trees.

Energy producers want mandatory disclosure

Thursday - European energy producers are calling for mandatory disclosure to customers of information about where their electricity comes from.

How Iceland became the bitcoin miners’ paradise

Thursday - Iceland is the first nation to use more electricity on mining cryptocurriencies than on its households – thanks in part to its magma-fuelled power plants.


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