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Meat and dairy set to pass oil as biggest polluter

Friday - 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.

California's mega farms display their dark side

Friday - The floor of California's Central Valley is slumping, and there is arsenic in the tap water. It seems the two problems are connected.

Palau plans the fastest-ever shift to renewable energy

Friday - Palau plans to stop buying diesel and go 100 per cent solar by the end of 2019 - offering a blueprint for other Pacific nations to do the same.

UN and Google team up to monitor enviro damage

Friday - UN Environment and Google have joind forces to provide trackable data on human impacts on the environment.

Singapore battles addiction to plastic

Friday - The average Singaporean uses an unconscionable 13 plastic bags a day. With its only landfill site fast filling up, what are consumers and businesses doing to defuse the nation's plastic waste timebomb?

Burning of waste set to overtake recycling in England

Friday - England is on the brink of burning more of its rubbish in incinerators than it recycles for the first time, according to a new analysis.

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...

Aircraft industry feels heat from changing climate

Thursday - The extreme heat that has come with climate change is prompting aircraft manufacturers to test their fleets for increasingly hotter temperatures.

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?

Europe keeps on setting clean-energy records

Wednesday - Two of the biggest economies in Europe last week set new records for clean energy.

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.

SCIENCE UNDER SIEGE: Behind the scenes at the EPA

Tuesday - Uncertainty, hostility and irrelevance are now part of daily life for scientists at the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Can Norway solve the plastic crisis, one bottle at a time?

Tuesday - A bottle deposit hub on the outskirts of Oslo has had a stream of high-level international visitors. Can its success be replicated worldwide?

Pence’s failed gas stations cost taxpayer $20M

Tuesday - The gas station chain that was owned by US Vice-President Mike Pence's family has left more than $20 million worth of environmental remediation costs for Indiana taxpayers.


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