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Meat and dairy set to pass oil as biggest polluter

Today 11:00am - Meat and dairy companies are on track to be the world’s biggest contributors to climate change, outpacing even the fossil fuel industry, according to a new report.

UN and Google team up to monitor enviro damage

Today 11:00am - UN Environment and Google have joind forces to provide trackable data on human impacts on the environment.

EU-Japan trade deal first to carry Paris pact clause

Thursday - Europe’s massive free-trade deal with Japan is the first the EU has struck with a specific provision on the Paris climate agreement.

Internet under threat from rise in sea levels

Thursday - The rise in sea levels will put vital internet infrastructure at risk, new research suggests.

Native peoples have key role in conservation

Thursday - Indigenous peoples are crucial for global conservation and for living with climate change – after all, a quarter of all land is in their hands.

A billion people struggle to stay cool as the world warms

Thursday - More than a billion people are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration to keep them cool and to preserve food and medicines as global warming brings more high temperatures, a new study shows.

EU and China agree on climate change action

Wednesday - Climate change will become a “main pillar” of the relationship between the European Union and China, leaders said yesterday.


How Trump’s trade war could be used to fight climate change

Wednesday - What if countries responded to US President Donald Trump’s tariffs by taxing imports based on their carbon footprint instead?

Why Central American farmers are jumping ship

Wednesday - As immigration issues along the US southern border continue to roil the country, one driving force of migration from troubled Central American countries has received relatively little notice: climate...

It's red alert time, says Paris Agreement leader

Laurent Fabius

Tuesday - The world community has taken action against climate change but it must “triple its efforts” to reduce emissions, says the man who presided over the Paris Agreement.

Prolonged heatwave brings record high temperatures

Monday - Record high temperatures have been set across much of the world as an unusually prolonged and broad heatwave intensifies concerns about climate change.

Ireland's vote highlights global divestments

Monday - Nearly 900 institutions have committed to some level of divestment from oil, gas and coal. Others believe they can push climate action more effectively as investors.

These countries have not ratified the Paris Agreement

Monday - Nearly three years after the Paris Agreement was reached, more than a tenth of global emissions are generated in countries that have not formally adopted the deal.

China and EU can lead on climate action

12 Jul 18 - After the US surrendered its influence, the EU-China summit in Beijing next week will be yet another moment for both economies to show leadership on climate action.

Clever catamaran is carrying energy message to the world

11 Jul 18 - Aboard the strange-looking catamaran Energy Observer, two Frenchmen are sailing around the planet without using any fossil fuel.

Study holds tides and temperatures shock

6 Jul 18 - Researchers say temperature rises as a result of global warming could eventually be double what has been projected and sea levels could rise by six metres or more.

Boss quits as climate fund meeting ends in chaos

Howard Bamsey

6 Jul 18 - The latest meeting of the Green Climate Fund ended in chaos as members failed to agree on approving any finance for the developing world and the executive director quit.

Venture capitalists could help to save the planet

6 Jul 18 - Cleantech could help to tackle the biggest environmental issues today, yet private investors remain hesitant to take the leap.

SONIC DOOM: How noise kills thousands of people each year

5 Jul 18 - From heart disease to diabetes, noise is having dire effects on people’s health. So who is most at risk, what can be done about it – and can you protect yourself?


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