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Trump about to undo Obama's clean power plans

Today 10:00am - President Trump is set to sign a sweeping executive order today aimed at promoting domestic oil, coal and natural gas by reversing much of his predecessor’s efforts to address climate change.

BILL McKIBBEN: Adani mine is the line in the sand

Today 10:00am - There is nowhere else on the planet right now where the dichotomy between two potential futures is playing out in such a dramatic and explosive way as Australia.

US scientists go big with solar geoengineering

Today 10:00am - US scientists are set to send aerosol injections 20km up into the earth’s stratosphere in the world’s biggest solar geoengineering programme to date, to study the potential of a future tech-fix for global warming.

Recycled water could be key to sustainable development

Today 10:00am - By 2025, absolute water scarcity will be a daily reality for an estimated 1.8 billion people.

Changing climate damages world's reefs beyond repair

Today 10:00am - The Great Barrier Reef might never fully recover from the combined effects of global warming and an El Niño year, according to a new study.

COW QUESTION: California gets to grips with farm emissions

Monday - California has adopted strict rules for the control of methane, including how to reduce emissions from the state's 1.4 million dairy cows.

Flight-path changes could cut jets' effect on climate

Monday - Small tweaks to flight paths could reduce the effects that aircraft have on climate by as much as 10 per cent, a new study shows.


UN acknowledges retreat on climate campaigns

Monday - The United Nations is acknowledging that some countries might be retreating in the effort to fight climate change, recognising an emerging fissure in the landmark Paris Agreement as US President...

Science links China pollution haze and climate change

Monday - The future for China is likely to become increasingly unclear – and lurking behind the obscured outlook in the nation’s capital is the spectre of climate change.

YUK! How disgust stops us from living sustainably

Monday - Imagine, for a second, that the slice of delectable cake melting in your mouth was made with flour ground from insects not grains.

Warming world shrinks prospects for mammals

Monday - Scientists in the US have proved it yet again that, in a rapidly warming world, mammals face a diminished future.

CARBON FIBRE: The wonder material with a dirty secret

Friday - Carbon fibre is increasingly celebrated as a wonder material for the clean economy.

Oil theft provides billions for terrorists and drug cartels

Friday - Oil theft is fuelling terrorist groups and drug cartels around the world, according to a new analysis.

Moore’s Law for carbon could beat global warming

Friday - A plan to halve carbon emissions every decade, while green energy continues to double every five years, provides a simple but rigorous roadmap to tackle climate change, scientists say.

Australia to shut big-polluting power station

Friday - Australia's most polluting power station, Hazelwood, is set to become the ninth coal-fired power station to close its doors, as the nation’s transition from fossil fuels to clean renewable energy...

Arctic ice falls to record winter low

Friday - The extent of Arctic ice has fallen to a new wintertime low, as climate change drives freakishly high temperatures in the polar regions.

London taxis go green with electric factory

Friday - London’s iconic black cabs are going green with the opening of a £300 million electric vehicle manufacturing plant.

Europe poised for total ban on bee-harming pesticides

Friday - The world’s most widely used insecticides would be banned from all fields across Europe under draft regulations from the European commission.

Coal in freefall as new plants dive by two-thirds

Thursday - The amount of new coal power being built around the world fell by nearly two-thirds last year, prompting campaigners to claim the polluting fossil fuel is in freefall.


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