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What if Tesla's time is running out?

Monday - A massive cash burn and multiple factory snafus mean investors in Tesla are losing patience.

E-car revolution will bring problems of its own

Monday - Electric cars are praised as the answer to questions of green and clean mobility. But the overall sustainability of electric vehicles is far from clear.

HSBC to stop financing most new coal plants

Monday - Europe’s largest bank, HSBC, says it will mostly stop funding new coal power plants, oil sands and arctic drilling.

Miami mans the pumps to beat sea level

Monday - Miami Beach's $500 million attempt to elevate and pump itself out of sea level rise's path has drawn criticism, but an expert panel says the city's doing what it needs to survive.

The grass might be greener on the other side – but is death?

Monday - The funeral industry is catering for the growing number of people who want to deal with their mortal remains in an environmentally sound way.

Long-lived civilisation might be a dream

Monday - Humanity’s cherished hope that we are building a long-lived civilisation may be nothing more than a pipe-dream.

Churches call on Commonwealth to get tough

Friday - More than 170 religious leaders from all over the world have urged governments from the Commonwealth to “turn words into action” and stop dangerous climate change.

Put your trust me, says Shell chief

Friday - Shell CEO Ben van Beurden has the same message for activists and investors: Trust me.

Labor states won't compromise on renewables

Friday - Australia's Labor states will seek a watertight undertaking that their renewable energy schemes and targets will remain undisturbed by the Turnbull government’s proposed national energy guarantee at...

OPINION: What the shipping deal really means

Friday - Real hard work is about to begin after last week's deal at the IMO, writes BILL HEMMINGS, shipping director at Transport & Environment, a sustainability NGO.

Dear sir, I'd like to order some e-vehicles ... 10,000 would do

Friday - Indian ride-hailing firm Ola will add 10,000 electric three-wheelers to its fleet over the next 12 months.

Japan has a renewable energy puzzle

Friday - As Japan rushes to cut carbon emissions by 26 per cent, campaigners worry that forests and wildlife are being trampled.

Turnbull might allow power firms to buy offsets

Thursday - The Turnbull government is hedging its bets on whether to allow Australian energy companies to buy offsets to comply with their new 26 per cent emissions reduction target.

Tidal power comes of age with Scottish project

Thursday - The potential for the tides to generate clean, reliable electricity has taken a significant step with the completion of a flagship project in Scottish waters.

UK seeks advice on strengthening climate goal

Claire Perry

Thursday - The UK government has announced that it wants official advice on the “implications” of aligning its climate goals with the Paris Agreement.

Trudeau vows to push ahead with pipeline plans

Thursday - Justin Trudeau has said Canada’s government is prepared to use taxpayer dollars to push forward plans for a controversial pipeline expansion, despite protests and efforts by a provincial government...

I kept plastic for a year – the 4490 items made me rethink

Thursday - Daniel Webb accrued a mountain of plastic – all 4490 items of it – and made it into a mural, now on display in the UK.

Scientists stumble across mutation that eats plastic

Wednesday - Scientists have created - by accident - a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles.

Australia's gas boom is getting out of whack

Wednesday - The massive growth of Australia’s natural gas industry is inconsistent with the country's Paris commitments.

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