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Business chiefs call for carbon transparency

Monday - Leading chief financial officers, chairs of pension funds and the chief executives of global accounting bodies – including one from New Zealand - are calling for transparency about carbon exposure.

US judge sends Volkswagen exec to jail for seven years

Monday - A senior Volkswagen executive has been sentenced to seven years in prison by a US court after being found guilty of concealing software used to evade pollution limits on nearly 600,000 diesel vehicles.

Europe's coal plants bleeding cash

Monday - Almost all coal plants in the European Union will be outspending their income by the end of the next decade, relying on subsidies to stay open to back up wind and solar generation.

Fiji summit calls for action on climate migration

Monday - Civil society leaders from more than 100 countries meeting in Suva have called for action on climate-induced displacement.

UK sees value in rebirth of the railways

Monday - Proposals in the UK aimed at reversing decades of decline in the rail system, have been praised as the “rebirth of the railways”.

The most northerly town in the world is at risk of disappearing

Monday - It’s freezing, snowing and so far north that the sun won’t rise again until March, but the 2000 residents of the world’s most northerly town wish it were much colder.

Farm grows food under streets of Paris

Monday - La Caverne is an urban farm that grows mushrooms, herbs and greens beneath the streets of Paris.

Is this the end of the road for Adani’s megamine?

Friday - Adani’s operations in Australia appear to be hanging on by a thread, as activists prove effective at undermining the company’s chances of getting the finance it needs.

Canada and China shake on carbon and climate

Friday - The premiers of China and Canada have announced deeper collaboration on climate change and energy, including on carbon markets.

Air pollution could do huge harm to unborn babies

Friday - Air pollution significantly increases the risk of low birth weight in babies, leading to lifelong damage to health, according to a large new study.

Hyundai building battery bigger than Tesla's

Friday - Tesla’s South Australia battery system won’t hold the title of world’s largest for long - Hyundai is building one 50 per cent bigger.

Citizens fight EU weedkiller decision

Friday - The public is fighting back against an EU decision to renew the licence of controversial pesticide Glyphosate.

London's new e-cabs come with all the mod cons

Friday - Wi-Fi, USB charging and even a sunroof are among the features of London's new six-seat, battery-powered cabs.

China’s footprint threatens to trample the natural world

Thursday - Many observers of China’s escalating global programme of foreign investment and infrastructure development are crossing their fingers and hoping for the best.

Oceans under greatest threat in history, says Attenborough

Thursday - The world’s oceans are under the greatest threat in history, according to Sir David Attenborough.

Iceland's new PM vows carbon neutrality by 2040

Thursday - Iceland's new Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir, 41, says she wants her nation to be carbon neutral by 2040.

In Poland’s coal heartland, miners imagine a greener future

Thursday - While the Polish government champions coal, the area around Katowice, host of next year’s UN climate summit, is starting to diversify its economy.

Automakers worry over how many will buy their e-cars

Thursday - Carmakers putting huge investment into electric vehicles at the behest of governments a having to live with the fear of potentially choking on unsold inventories.

Sacre bleu! It seems the French are world's smartest farmers

Thursday - France has topped the 2017 edition of the Food Sustainability Index exhibiting the best performance across food loss and waste, sustainable agriculture and nutritional challenges.

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