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Shell announces methane emissions target

Wednesday - Royal Dutch Shell has announced plans to reduce methane emissions.

It’s time to make polluters pay for damage

Wednesday - In the last few days as hurricane Florence battered the east coast of the United States and typhoon Mangkhut hit the Philippines and China an important scientific breakthrough took place.

Campaign aims to name plastic polluters

Wednesday - A global call has gone out to combat plastic pollution with plans to name and shame the most pervasive polluting companies.

Pollution particles found in mothers' placentas

Wednesday - New research shows direct evidence that toxic air – already strongly linked to harm in unborn babies – travels through mothers’ bodies.

France plans to go big on bikes

Wednesday - France plans to launch a major endeavour to triple the amount of cyclists on its streets within the next seven years.

Pay more for your clothes, workers tell fashion brands

Wednesday - Garment workers in Bangladesh have rejected an increase in the minimum wage, urging global brands to pay more for the clothes they buy.

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.

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