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Mazda gets busy phasing-in fossil fuels

Thursday - Mazda is saying what everyone knows: the internal combustion engine is going to power the vast majority of cars for the next 50 years.

Plastic bans will dent oil demand growth, says BP

Thursday - International bans on single-use plastic items such as carrier bags will dent growth in oil demand over the next two decades, according to BP.

The world's loneliest tree tells secrets of the Anthropocene

Thursday - The Anthropocene began in 1965, according to signs left on Campbell Island by the world’s loneliest tree.

Common insects face growing threats

Thursday - The Earth’s largest animal group faces a new threat. Insects – not just rare species, but common insects, too – might become less genetically diverse.

Climate could change cricket

Thursday - Climate change is thundering down the pitch and could seriously affect the way cricket is played in the years ahead.

German carmakers nervous on eve of court's diesel ban ruling

Wednesday - A court will decide tomorrow whether German cities can ban heavily polluting cars, potentially wiping hundreds of millions of euros off the value of diesel cars on the country’s roads.

Australia has a role for coal, says Shorten

Wednesday - Labor Party leader Bill Shorten has declared there is a role for coal in Australia, and characterised the controversial Adani coalmine as just “another project”.


OECD urges nations to tax dirty energy

Wednesday - The OECD has encouraged governments to start taxing CO2 emissions more aggressively while warning that current taxation levels are not enough to fight climate change effectively.

Climate change brings turbulent times to air travel

Wednesday - From rising temperatures preventing take-off to rising seas flooding runways, aviation needs to adapt to changes already grounding flights around the world.

Singapore will charge carbon tax from next year

Wednesday - Singapore will charge carbon polluters a new carbon tax from 2019.

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


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