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Earth just had its hottest January on record

Today 10:00am - The Earth had its hottest January in recorded history last month, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Climate change already hurting Aust, says reserve bank

Today 10:00am - Australia’s leading economic regulator has warned that climate change is already having a “profound” effect on the Australian economy, dragging down production, the value of Australian exports and the confidence of Australian consumers.

FIGUERES: The only uncertainty is how long we’ll last

Christiana Figueres

Today 10:00am - Christiana Figueres, leader of the 2015 Paris Agreement, talks about her new book, The Future We Choose, and why it’s crunch time for humanity.

Billions of acres of cropland await the Big Thaw

Today 10:00am - As the climate warms in the decades ahead, billions of acres, most of them in the northern hemisphere, will become suitable for agriculture and could, if ploughed, emit a massive, planet-altering amount of greenhouse gases.

Parcels might join people on city buses

Today 10:00am - Sydney is looking at using its public transport system to cut the number of delivery vans clogging its streets.

New BP chief vows net-zero emissions by 2050

Friday - BP's new chief executive Bernard Looney has outlined plans to cut the company's carbon emissions from its operations and barrels produced to net-zero by 2050.

Cities turn to freewheeling public transport

Friday - In the United States, once the home of car culture, cities are increasingly experimenting with free public transport. But the idea is not an American preserve: it’s catching on fast across the globe.

Antarctic melt led to 3m sea level rise 120,000 years ago

Friday - Mass melting of the West Antarctic ice sheet, driven by warmer ocean temperatures, was a major cause of extreme sea level rise more than 100,000 years ago, according to new research.

Renewables to power outback mine

Friday - By ANDREW SPENCE | Australian mining company Oz Minerals plans to power its proposed West Musgrave copper nickel mine in central Australia with up to 80 per cent renewables.

Splatter tests show decline in insect numbers

Splatter tests show decline in insect numbers

Friday - Two scientific studies of the number of insects splattered by cars have revealed a huge decline in abundance at European sites in two decades.

Study blames fossil fuel pollution for 4m deaths

Thursday - Air pollution from burning fossil fuels is responsible for more than 4 million premature deaths around the world each year and costs the global economy about $US8 billion ($NZ12.37 billion) a day,...

Trump budget slashes environment funding

Thursday - President Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal 2021 calls for significant reductions to US environmental programmes at federal agencies, including a 26 per cent cut to the Environmental Protection...

Green transport set to rule cities by 2030

Thursday - From public transport to cycling, sustainable transport is on course to overtake driving in the world’s biggest cities within a decade, according to a new study.

Fresh water from sunshine keeps thirst at bay

Thursday - An international team of scientists has developed a cheap way to provide fresh water to thirsty communities by making seawater drinkable without using electricity.

BBC to film the Greta Thunberg story

Thursday - The BBC will produce a television series about 17-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg.

Bankers' book delivers stark climate change warning

Wednesday - The Green Swan brings a clear message from people who should know: bankers say the climate crisis means major change lies ahead.

Rise of climate anxiety 'overwhelming and terrifying’

Wednesday - Medical experts are concerned that young people’s mental health is being particularly hit by reality of the climate crisis.

Maps of Europe predict scale of climate catastrophe

Wednesday - A series of detailed maps have laid bare the scale of possible forest fires, floods, droughts and deluges that Europe could face by the end of the century without urgent action to adapt to and...

Bushfire towns find water contaminated

Wednesday - Communities affected by the Australian bushfires are starting to reckon with a complex, expensive aftermath: the threat to their drinking water.

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