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Business seeks closer access to climate talks

Today 10:00am - Business lobbies in Europe and the US are pushing for a distinct, direct and formalised “business channel” into UN climate negotiations.

Military brains warn of climate security threats ... soon

Today 10:00am - US intelligence chiefs again have warned Congress about the global security risks from climate change ... and they weren't talking about far-off threats. US INTELLIGENCE chiefs again have warned Congress about the global security risks from climate change ... and they weren't just talking about far-off threats.

Sea level rise speeding up to 100mm per decade

Today 10:00am - The rate of sea level rise is accelerating so fast that some coastal communities could confront an additional 100mm per decade by the end of the century

Cow dung overload brings call for cut in dairy herd numbers

Today 10:00am - Dairy farms in the Netherlands are producing so much dung they can’t get rid of it safely. Now the WWF is calling for a 40 per cent cut in herd numbers.

Should we give up half of the Earth to wildlife?

Today 10:00am - Populations of all kinds of wildlife are declining at alarming speed. One radical solution is to make 50 per cent of the planet a nature reserve.

Nordic nations usher in new era of green finance

Today 10:00am - New research has highlighted how the Nordic countries are leading by example in the green finance market.

Germany takes close look at free public transport

Friday - Germany is thinking of making public transport free as it scrambles to meet EU air pollution targets and avoid big fines.

One tiny creature threatens Antarctic wildlife

Friday - The Antarctic, one of the last great wildernesses and home to animals such as whales, penguins and leopard seals, is being threatened by the plight of an animal just a few centimetres long.

Battery boom keeping Australia’s grid fully charged

Friday - Australia’s love affair with clean energy and battery storage is only just beginning, with the nation on the verge of an energy storage boom.

Plastics pollute most remote areas of the ocean

Friday - Microplastics have been found in some of the most remote and uncharted regions of the oceans raising more concerns over the global scale of plastic pollution.

Thank the seagulls – guano makes the world go round

Friday - Three new studies of how the world works show that seabird excrement plays an unexpected role, as do polar algae and rotting trees.

Energy producers want mandatory disclosure

Thursday - European energy producers are calling for mandatory disclosure to customers of information about where their electricity comes from.

How Iceland became the bitcoin miners’ paradise

Thursday - Iceland is the first nation to use more electricity on mining cryptocurriencies than on its households – thanks in part to its magma-fuelled power plants.

China will show the way with solar power

Thursday - China will be the first major country in which solar energy gives fossil fuels a run for its money, says Lloyds Register.

Amazon wildfires send emissions soaring

Thursday - Climate change-induced wildfires are now the biggest source of carbon emissions in Amazon forests.

Germany’s energy and climate policy is taking shape

Thursday - The coalition agreement between the German Conservatives and the Social Democrats outlines a relatively ambitious energy policy.

ROYAL BAN: Queen says no more plastic in my houses

Thursday - The Queen has banned plastic straws and bottles from being used across the various Royal homes and palaces.

Why we can't afford to miss the 1.5deg target

Wednesday - A UN draft report says missing the 1.5deg warming target will multiply hunger, migration and conflict, but staying under will require unprecedented global cooperation.

Has China's growth shaken free of carbon?

Wednesday - The annual debate over whether China has peaked its greenhouse gas emissions faces a watershed moment.

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