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Why greener fuels might not make shipping safer

Today 11:00am - The shipping industry is concerned that compared with traditional fuels, greener alternatives have a greater potential to cause major accidents.

Tesla could be looking for $10 billion boost

Today 11:00am - Elon Musk might need to tap capital markets for more than $10 billion by 2020 to fund Teslaís automaking operations, new products and an expected expansion into China,

Oil-rich Alaska plans to tackle climate change

Today 11:00am - Alaska, a major oil and gas producer, is crafting a plan to address climate change.

The world according to GOP ...

Mo Brooks

Today 11:00am - The Earth is not warming. The White Cliffs of Dover are tumbling into the sea and causing sea levels to rise. Global warming is helping grow the Antarctic ice sheet. Those are some of the skeptical assertions echoed by Republicans in the US House of Representatives last week.

Middle of nowhere ... yet itís still awash with microplastics

Today 11:00am - Point Nemo in the Pacific is so far flung that the nearest humans are often those aboard the International Space Station. But even that hasnít saved it from the scourge of microplastics.

Scientists detect mysterious rise in ozone-eater

Friday - Scientists have detected a sharp and mysterious rise in emissions of a key ozone-destroying chemical centred somewhere in east Asia.

Green economy can create 24 million jobs by 2030

Friday - The Paris climate agreement will create 24 million jobs by 2030, according to a report released by the International Labor Organisation

DRYING OUT: Water shortage key challenge of the century

Friday - Scientists voice new concerns about water shortages as data reveals swathes of the globe are drying out.

India eyes hybrid solar-wind power plants

Friday - India has released a draft policy for setting up hybrid wind-solar plants where both windmills and panels are put up on the same piece of land.

London considering car-free days

Friday - London is considering introducing car-free days in an attempt to tackle the cityís air pollution crisis that experts say is responsible for thousands of early deaths each year.

Volvo to stop making diesel cars

Thursday - Swedish car company Volvo has announced its intention to stop making diesel cars.

Warming planet faces a cooling crisis

Thursday - As climate change warms the Earth, one significant concern is the cooling crisis, the quest for energy-hungry artificial ways to keep ourselves cool.

GAS BYPASS: UK could go from coal to clean

Thursday - The UK has been told there's no need to build large gas-fired power stations to replace the coal plants that the government has pledged to switch off by 2025.

Europe renewables up - so are emissions

Thursday - A bumper year for renewable energy didnít stop Europe from increasing its emissions.

Modern mammoths could help stop Arctic ground emissions

Thursday - Geneticists from Harvard think that reintroducing mammoth-like creatures to Arctic tundra environments could help to stop the release of greenhouse gases from the ground.

Order under threat ... so where's the Security Council?

Thursday - Scientists, think-tanks, NGOs, and militaries agree that climate change threatens human safety and well-being. Yet the organisation charged with global security has remained relatively silent.

Australian businesses back renewables

Wednesday - Australian businesses are jumping on board the renewables boom with almost half of the nation's major companies making the switch to clean, affordable and reliable renewable energy.

Eleven ways the Paris deal is working in the real world

Wednesday - As climate talks stall, itís clear the UN process is no longer the major driving force of the climate transition. But does that matter?

Investors urge oil firms to shun Trump's Arctic plan

Wednesday - Investors managing more than $2.5 trillion have warned oil firms and banks to shun moves by US president Donald Trump to open an Arctic national wildlife refuge to drilling.

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