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Climate will push European cities to breaking point

Friday - A new study highlights the urgent need to adapt urban areas across Europe to cope with floods, droughts and heatwaves.

Floating windfarms are proving a smash hit

Friday - Floating windfarms are likely to be the next large-scale development in renewable energy.

Ban Ki-Moon to lead global green growth push

Friday - Former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon will take over as head of a global organisation promoting sustainable economic growth.

Perfumes and soaps rival vehicles as smog source

Friday - Everyday items such as soaps, perfume, paint and pesticides contribute as heavily to certain sorts of air pollution as cars and trucks.

Recyclability is the name of the plastics game

Friday - The plastics industry is changing fast, and the way our food and products are packaged could look totally different in just a few years.

Dodgy rainfall becoming big worry in grazing regions

Friday - Nearly half of the world's pastureland is experiencing notable changes in precipitation, driving up the risk to grazing and herding communities.

Mazda gets busy phasing-in fossil fuels

Thursday - Mazda is saying what everyone knows: the internal combustion engine is going to power the vast majority of cars for the next 50 years.


Plastic bans will dent oil demand growth, says BP

Thursday - International bans on single-use plastic items such as carrier bags will dent growth in oil demand over the next two decades, according to BP.

The world's loneliest tree tells secrets of the Anthropocene

Thursday - The Anthropocene began in 1965, according to signs left on Campbell Island by the world’s loneliest tree.

Common insects face growing threats

Thursday - The Earth’s largest animal group faces a new threat. Insects – not just rare species, but common insects, too – might become less genetically diverse.

Climate could change cricket

Thursday - Climate change is thundering down the pitch and could seriously affect the way cricket is played in the years ahead.

German carmakers nervous on eve of court's diesel ban ruling

Wednesday - A court will decide tomorrow whether German cities can ban heavily polluting cars, potentially wiping hundreds of millions of euros off the value of diesel cars on the country’s roads.

Australia has a role for coal, says Shorten

Wednesday - Labor Party leader Bill Shorten has declared there is a role for coal in Australia, and characterised the controversial Adani coalmine as just “another project”.

OECD urges nations to tax dirty energy

Wednesday - The OECD has encouraged governments to start taxing CO2 emissions more aggressively while warning that current taxation levels are not enough to fight climate change effectively.

Climate change brings turbulent times to air travel

Wednesday - From rising temperatures preventing take-off to rising seas flooding runways, aviation needs to adapt to changes already grounding flights around the world.

Singapore will charge carbon tax from next year

Wednesday - Singapore will charge carbon polluters a new carbon tax from 2019.

Scotland aims to be renewables powerhouse

Tuesday - Scotland is making progress towards becoming a world leader in renewable energy.

Canberra gives carbon emitters the go-ahead

Tuesday - Nearly 60 Australian industrial sites have been given the green light to increase crbon emissions, cancelling out cuts paid for by the Coalition governmet using public money.

Meet the woman who defined the greenhouse effect

Tuesday - Eunice Foote’s career highlights the subtle forms of discrimination that have kept women on the sidelines of science.


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