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Canadian election gives carbon tax a chance

Wednesday - Environment leaders say the federal election result should be a signal from Canadians that climate change should no longer be fodder for partisan bickering.

We're letting down humanity, says climate scientist

Wednesday - As the climate emergency becomes ever more acute, scientists need to alter the way they approach it – or face being part of the problem.

Melting glaciers reveal five islands in Arctic

Wednesday - The Russian navy says it has discovered five new islands revealed by melting glaciers in the remote Arctic.

Ozone hole smallest since 80s, thanks to the wonky weather

Wednesday - Wonky weather has given us the smallest Antarctic ozone hole on record since the 1980s, according to NASA.

Renewables could grow 50% in next five years

Wednesday - Global supplies of renewable electricity are growing faster than expected and could expand by 50 per cent in the next five years, powered by a resurgence in solar energy.

Exxon and oil sands go on trial in New York

Tuesday - The New York attorney-general says Exxon used two sets of books and misled investors by downplaying the potential costs of carbon emissions.

Engineers turn backs on new fossil fuel projects

Tuesday - Engineering firms in Australia are under increased pressure from their own employees to abandon controversial fossil fuel projects, as the sector turns its attention to the climate crisis.

Warming forces world of ice into retreat

Tuesday - New evidence from the air, space, atmospheric chemistry and old records is testament to global warming impacts on the speed of change in the frozen world.

Why driverless cars won’t deliver a transport revolution

Monday - The breathless hype around driverless electric vehicles once promised an urban transport “revolution”.

Trump plans to open 'America's Amazon' to loggers

Friday - Donald Trump’s administration is proposing to lift longstanding restrictions on logging in part of southeast Alaska known as “America’s Amazon”.

EU bank puts off climate policy decision

Friday - The European Investment Bank has decided to delay until next month a decision on updating its energy lending policy.

Sorry about that, says Ecuador, and reinstates Big Oil subsidies

Friday - Calm has returned to the streets of Quito after Ecuador’s government agreed to reinstate fuel subsidies following 11 days of nationwide, violent protests.

Italy eyes cheaper food without packaging

Friday - Italian shoppers could soon enjoy a discount on products sold loose as part of a range of measures expected to be approved by the government.


16 Oct 19 - Spot NZUs opened at $24.75 bid and $24.85 offered this morning, after last fixing at $24.80.

Shell has no choice but to keep drilling, says CEO

16 Oct 19 - Shell CEO Ben van Beurden has warned of the consequences of rejecting oil and gas too quickly.

We'll see more ebola outbreaks, say scientists

16 Oct 19 - Outbreaks of ebola – the deadly virus that causes severe bleeding and liver and kidney failure – are likely to increase as the climate warms, scientists say.

Why don't all buildings have green roofs?

15 Oct 19 - Rooftops covered with grass, vegetable gardens and lush foliage are now a common sight in many cities around the world.


14 Oct 19 - Spot NZUs opened at $24.70 bid and $24.80 offered this morning, after last fixing at $24.75.

Big Three oversee $300b in fossil fuel investments

14 Oct 19 - The world’s three largest money managers have built a combined $300bn fossil fuel investment portfolio using money from people’s private savings and pension contributions, the Guardian reveals.

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