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Shareholders put pressure on Shell

Today 11:00am - Royal Dutch Shell faces a shareholder challenge over climate change this week, as investors insist oil and gas firms should offer more transparency and action on carbon emissions.

Modern diesels part of the pollution solution

Today 11:00am - Concerns over urban air quality and the rise in global temperatures have spurred technological innovation by car makers, meaning that the era of dirty diesel is now over.

Brexit could wreck green agenda, says UN

Today 11:00am - The United Nations has warned the UK government that the country's reputation is at risk over plans that would significantly weaken protections for the environment after Brexit.

Almost everything you know about e-waste is wrong

Today 11:00am - Electronic devices need to be repaired - and upgraded - if we are to slow our production of e-waste.

Kelp forests under threat from acid seas

Today 11:00am - The kelp forests – those towering submarine tangles of brown seaweeds – might not survive the steady change of ocean chemistry.

Birds go hungry as warmth means earlier springs

Today 11:00am - Climate change means warmer and earlier springs. And that may be of no help to those bird species that get the timing wrong.

Why greener fuels might not make shipping safer

Monday - The shipping industry is concerned that compared with traditional fuels, greener alternatives have a greater potential to cause major accidents.


Tesla could be looking for $10 billion boost

Monday - Elon Musk might need to tap capital markets for more than $10 billion by 2020 to fund Tesla’s automaking operations, new products and an expected expansion into China,

Oil-rich Alaska plans to tackle climate change

Monday - Alaska, a major oil and gas producer, is crafting a plan to address climate change.

The world according to GOP ...

Mo Brooks

Monday - The Earth is not warming. The White Cliffs of Dover are tumbling into the sea and causing sea levels to rise. Global warming is helping grow the Antarctic ice sheet. Those are some of the skeptical...

Middle of nowhere ... yet it’s still awash with microplastics

Monday - Point Nemo in the Pacific is so far flung that the nearest humans are often those aboard the International Space Station. But even that hasn’t saved it from the scourge of microplastics.

Scientists detect mysterious rise in ozone-eater

Friday - Scientists have detected a sharp and mysterious rise in emissions of a key ozone-destroying chemical centred somewhere in east Asia.

Green economy can create 24 million jobs by 2030

Friday - The Paris climate agreement will create 24 million jobs by 2030, according to a report released by the International Labor Organisation

DRYING OUT: Water shortage key challenge of the century

Friday - Scientists voice new concerns about water shortages as data reveals swathes of the globe are drying out.

India eyes hybrid solar-wind power plants

Friday - India has released a draft policy for setting up hybrid wind-solar plants where both windmills and panels are put up on the same piece of land.

London considering car-free days

Friday - London is considering introducing car-free days in an attempt to tackle the city’s air pollution crisis that experts say is responsible for thousands of early deaths each year.

Volvo to stop making diesel cars

Thursday - Swedish car company Volvo has announced its intention to stop making diesel cars.

Warming planet faces a cooling crisis

Thursday - As climate change warms the Earth, one significant concern is the cooling crisis, the quest for energy-hungry artificial ways to keep ourselves cool.

GAS BYPASS: UK could go from coal to clean

Thursday - The UK has been told there's no need to build large gas-fired power stations to replace the coal plants that the government has pledged to switch off by 2025.


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