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Churches call on Commonwealth to get tough

Today 10:00am - More than 170 religious leaders from all over the world have urged governments from the Commonwealth to “turn words into action” and stop dangerous climate change.

Put your trust me, says Shell chief

Today 10:00am - Shell CEO Ben van Beurden has the same message for activists and investors: Trust me.

Labor states won't compromise on renewables

Today 10:00am - Australia's Labor states will seek a watertight undertaking that their renewable energy schemes and targets will remain undisturbed by the Turnbull government’s proposed national energy guarantee at a critical meeting today.

OPINION: What the shipping deal really means

Today 10:00am - Real hard work is about to begin after last week's deal at the IMO, writes BILL HEMMINGS, shipping director at Transport & Environment, a sustainability NGO.

Dear sir, I'd like to order some e-vehicles ... 10,000 would do

Today 10:00am - Indian ride-hailing firm Ola will add 10,000 electric three-wheelers to its fleet over the next 12 months.

Japan has a renewable energy puzzle

Today 10:00am - As Japan rushes to cut carbon emissions by 26 per cent, campaigners worry that forests and wildlife are being trampled.

Turnbull might allow power firms to buy offsets

Thursday - The Turnbull government is hedging its bets on whether to allow Australian energy companies to buy offsets to comply with their new 26 per cent emissions reduction target.

Tidal power comes of age with Scottish project

Thursday - The potential for the tides to generate clean, reliable electricity has taken a significant step with the completion of a flagship project in Scottish waters.

UK seeks advice on strengthening climate goal

Claire Perry

Thursday - The UK government has announced that it wants official advice on the “implications” of aligning its climate goals with the Paris Agreement.

Trudeau vows to push ahead with pipeline plans

Thursday - Justin Trudeau has said Canada’s government is prepared to use taxpayer dollars to push forward plans for a controversial pipeline expansion, despite protests and efforts by a provincial government...

I kept plastic for a year – the 4490 items made me rethink

Thursday - Daniel Webb accrued a mountain of plastic – all 4490 items of it – and made it into a mural, now on display in the UK.

Scientists stumble across mutation that eats plastic

Wednesday - Scientists have created - by accident - a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles.

Australia's gas boom is getting out of whack

Wednesday - The massive growth of Australia’s natural gas industry is inconsistent with the country's Paris commitments.

Commonwealth heads meet amid inequality claims

Wednesday - Commonwealth heads of state will begin meeting in London, amid concerns over the unequal effects of climate change and efforts to fight it.

Carbon markets pay off for US states

Wednesday - Nine years after its launch, the US's first mandatory carbon-trading programme is still boosting the economy and creating jobs in its nine-state region.

Nature best weapon against flood damage

Wednesday - Scientists have found nature is the most cost-effective way of reducing the impacts of extreme weather events.

More than 95% of people breathe dangerous air

Wednesday - More than 95 per cent of the world’s population breathe unsafe air and the burden is falling hardest on the poorest communities,

Plight of the bees hits unaware businesses

Tuesday - Declining numbers of bees, butterflies and midges could leave companies facing the prospect of reduced crop quality and a shortage of raw materials.

Six metals are key to a low-carbon future

Tuesday - Low-carbon technologies currently rely on a handful of key metals, some of which have been little-used to date.

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