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Geoengineering has a downside, say scientists

Today 9:00am - Geoengineering to reverse climate change could wipe out more species than it saves, scientists are warning.

Why China wants to rule green-energy markets

Today 9:00am - As other major powers find themselves in climate denial or atrophy, China might well boost its power and status by becoming the global energy leader of tomorrow.

SWITCHED ON: Norway wants short electric flights by 2040

Today 9:00am - All of Norway’s short-haul airliners should be entirely electric by 2040, says the country’s airport operator, cementing the Nordic nation’s role as a pioneer in the field of electric transport.

Lloyd's of London latest to divest from coal

Today 9:00am - Lloyd’s of London, the world’s oldest insurance market, has become the latest financial firm to announce that it plans to stop investing in coal companies.

IT'S A GAS: Cook dinner on energy from food you dumped

Today 9:00am - In an age of worrying climate change and looming fossil energy decline, home-produced biogas is an extremely promising technology whose time has come.

LETTERS: Waste is a cultural thing

Today 9:00am - Re: your article about Eugenie Sage and our waste problem.

2017 hottest year on record without help from El Niño

Monday - Last year was the hottest since global records began that was not given an additional boost by the natural climate cycle El Niño, according to new data.


Good sports sweat it out in stadiums not up to the job

Monday - As Australian sports fans and players swelter through another summer season, questions of stadium design to deal with extreme heat are becoming more urgent.

Super battery beats expectations for first month

Monday - The world’s largest lithium ion battery has brought much needed flexibility to the South Australian grid, encouraging other Australian states to follow suit.

Why coal city switched all 8000 taxis to electric

Monday - Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi province in China, replaced 8000 petrol-powered taxis with electric vehicles in a single year.

New look at Antarctic raises fears of higher sea levels

15 Dec 17 - Antarctic ice sheet models double the sea-level rise expected this century if global emissions of heat-trapping pollution remain high, according to a new study.

Poland’s new leader eyes nuclear future

15 Dec 17 - Poland is in no hurry to ditch coal power any time soon but the new prime minister insists nuclear energy and renewable sources are a part of the country’s future energy mix.

Bank partners with global mayors to green cities

15 Dec 17 - A European development bank has partnered with city mayors from all over the world to mobilise more than $1.5 billion in urban investment to help combat climate change.

INTERVIEW: Trump's man who doesn't know what 2deg means

15 Dec 17 - Donald Trump’s climate adviser George David Banks cut an intriguing, divisive figure at the recent climate talks in Bonn.

Thailand gets $1.1 billion for wind power project

15 Dec 17 - Southeast Asia’s leading solar energy nation -Thailand - could be the frontrunner in wind energy after renewables developer WEH secured funding for the region’s biggest wind power project.

Mass starvation is our fate if we keep flogging the land to death

14 Dec 17 - The Earth cannot accommodate our need and greed for food. We must change our diet before it’s too late, says George Monbiot.

Insurance giant dumps investments in tar sands

14 Dec 17 - One of the world’s biggest financial services companies is both dumping investments and ending insurance for controversial US oil pipelines.

Germany the champion nation for recycling

14 Dec 17 - Germany is the leading nation for recycling, followed closely by Wales and Singapore, according to new research.

... and France is best at food sustainability

14 Dec 17 - A war on waste food in France has helped it secure the top spot in a ranking of countries by their food sustainability.


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