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Climate crisis could lead to nine-hour working week

Today 12:00pm - People across Europe must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says a thinktank.

Humans held responsible for climate twists

Today 12:00pm - Researchers have found that greenhouse gases and pollution have almost singlehandedly shaped 20th century climate.

MOON FEVER: It's all aboard with Musk, Bezos and Trump

Today 12:00pm - With Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump and others making plans, the race is on to put people back on the moon.

Industry urges Morrison to build coal plants

Friday - The Australian coal industry has begun lobbying the re-elected Morrison government to support hardline positions, including building new coal-fired power stations and weakening approvals processes for new mines.

Climate ambition in balance as Europe votes

Friday - The EU’s global climate leadership is at stake as a new political cycle begins amid increasingly polarised public opinion.

Anger as Church of Scotland stays with fossil fuels

Friday - More than 70 Church of Scotland delegates have formally lodged their frustration at the decision of its general assembly not to divest from fossil fuels.

Climate changes drive plankton towards poles

Friday - Communities of zooplankton – microscopic drifting animals that underpin marine ecosystems – are migrating poleward in response to climate change, a study finds.

Planners turning to parks as climate crisis moves uptown

Friday - As cities increasingly feel the impacts of rising seas and temperatures, planners are rethinking the roles of urban parks.

Turning methane into CO2 could help the fight

Thursday - Researchers have come up with a new technique to clean the atmosphere of the second-most powerful greenhouse gas people produce - methane.

Pacific leaders urge Morrison to act

Thursday - Pacific leaders have urged Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to do more to fight the climate crisis.

CLIMATE CODE RED: It's time we all called a spade a spade

Thursday - The language of climate emergency has exploded into public space in a spectacular way, with media and governments adopting new and stronger terms.

What is sustainable rubber?

Thursday - Rubber is one of the world’s most widely used materials, but irresponsible farming methods have led to deforestation and human rights abuses as the sector has grown.

Coasts should plan for higher sea level rise

Wednesday - Ice loss from Antarctica and Greenland could cause far more sea level rise than previously thought, says a new report.

Louisiana readies for resilience ... and retreat

Wednesday - Louisiana has issued a blueprint for coping with the impacts of a warming planet, including a human migration that has already begun.

Stop dragging your feet, biggest investor told

Wednesday - BlackRock, which controls $6.5 trillion in assets, has been urged to use its influence on the planet’s biggest polluters.

It’s not just about the bees – earthworms need love, too

Wednesday - If earthworms had feathers, wings or fur, or eyes that looked mournful – or eyes at all – perhaps they would fare better in the public’s affections.

April was second-hottest on record

21 May 19 - Last month was the second-hottest April since records began in 1891, rivaled only by April 2016.

Inside the long war to protect plastic

21 May 19 - Single-use plastic is clogging oceans and landfills. The industry that makes it has waged a decades-long campaign to keep it on the market.

OPINION: Only radical measures will work

Gaia Vince

21 May 19 - By GAIA VINCE | A four-degree-warmer world is the stuff of nightmares and yet that’s where we’re heading in just decades.

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CellCube to bring grid battery to South Australia

Thursday - Renewables firm Pangea Energy and vanadium battery producer CellCube have...

Minesto partners with leading financial adviser

Wednesday - Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has engaged with leading financial...

Finland using circular economy of textiles

21 May 19 - In Finland, end-of-life textiles no longer end up in landfills, but there is...

Adidas launches 100% recyclable footwear

26 Apr 19 - Adidas has launched a 100 per cent recyclable shoe aimed at unlocking a...

Whangarei likes electric vehicles

16 Aug 18 - Whangarei, winner of the most electric vehicle friendly town in New Zealand...

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