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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.

Military money in genetic extinction tech raises fears

Wednesday - Technology could be used to wipe out malaria carrying mosquitos or other pests but UN experts say fears over possible military uses and unintended consequences strengthen case for a ban.

German court to hear Peruvian farmer's climate case

4 Dec 17 - A German court has ruled that it will hear a Peruvian farmer’s case against energy giant RWE over climate change damage in the Andes.

Figueres to co-lead Formula E advisory board

1 Dec 17 - Formula E has announced that its new advisory board will be co-led by UN climate champion Christiana Figueres.

DUMPSTER DIVING: For some it's the ethical way to dine

30 Nov 17 - People looking for different ways to approach food and waste have begun “dumpster diving” - searching waste bins for edibles.

Cleaner coolants fund gets $540m

28 Nov 17 - Rich countries will pay $540 million over three years into a fund to support a shift to cleaner coolants, under a deal agreed in Montreal on Saturday.

ROAD RAGE: Highways could open a Pandora's Box of ills

27 Nov 17 - Within the next 30 years, there could be another 25 million kilometres of road worldwide – enough to encircle the planet 600 times.

LIGHT FRIGHT: Nights getting brighter and not in a good way

24 Nov 17 - Nights are getting alarmingly brighter – bad news for all sorts of creatures, humans included – as light pollution encroaches on darkness almost everywhere.

CARBON PRICING: Five questions for Nicholas Stern

22 Nov 17 - Economist NICHOLAS STERN spoke in Oxford this month. The Conversation asked him about recent developments in the transition of the world toward an economy adapted to climate change.

Let's handle climate change the way we dealt with cigarettes

22 Nov 17 - What would happen if we treated climate change as a health problem rather than an environmental one?

Could this be beginning of the end for the beloved axolotl?

22 Nov 17 - Although abundant in captivity, the axolotl has nearly disappeared from its natural habitat - and that is a problem.

Past climate lessons prompt present rethink

21 Nov 17 - European scientists have just reached two chilling conclusions about today’s Earth by studying past climate lessons.

Climate pioneer calls for wave of lawsuits

20 Nov 17 - One of the fathers of climate science is calling for a wave of lawsuits against governments and fossil fuel companies that are delaying action on what he describes as the growing, mortal threat of...

Global insurance plan aims to defuse bombshell

16 Nov 17 - A scheme unveiled at the Bonn climate summit aims to help to protect 400 million poor people from extreme weather by 2020 - but not everyone is convinced.

Climate change is destroying the wonders of the world

15 Nov 17 - From the Everglades in the US to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, climate change is destroying the many of the greatest wonders of the natural world.

Fossil-fuel burning set to hit record high this year

14 Nov 17 - The burning of fossil fuels is set to hit a record high in 2017, climate scientists have warned, following three years of flat growth that raised hopes a peak in global emissions had been reached.

CIRCA 2017: It is sure to be among the hottest on record

14 Nov 17 - The year has a bit to run yet, but we can already be sure that 2017 will be among the hottest years on record.

Direct democracy could offer a third climate way

14 Nov 17 - With political agreement on climate change making slow progress and direct action becoming more dangerous, we must find alternatives.

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Auckland takes zero-waste world crown

Wednesday - Auckland is one of 10 international cities honoured today at the C40 Cities...

Ravensdown appoints consenting planner

1 Dec 17 - Ravensdown has appointed Victoria Caseley as a principal planner to develop the...

Ethical retailer attracts $2m in investments

27 Nov 17 - In one of the biggest capital raises for a social enterprise in New Zealand’s...

AirNZ first airline to join EV100

13 Nov 17 - Reinforcing its leadership position in the shift to electric vehicles, Air New...

Auckland Council wins waste award

13 Nov 17 - Auckland Council has again been recognised for its commitment to delivering...

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