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Food industry is cooking the planet

Monday - One of the biggest contributors to climate change is the agricultural food industry, but the political will to tackle the issue is lacking.

Trump keeps world guessing on Paris intention

Monday - Donald Trump’s intentions regarding US participation in the Paris climate deal remained unknown yesterday.

‘Selfish’ genes contain the seeds of our destruction

Monday - The human race is in so much trouble that it needs to colonise another planet within 100 years or face extinction, says physicist Stephen Hawking.

TUNNEL VISION: New energy lines up job for old mines

Monday - Abandoned coal shafts could be turned into giant storage devices to hold vast amounts of renewable power.

New York building energy grid of the future

Monday - New York State is making a $5 billion bet that by making its power cleaner, it can become a magnet for the clean-energy jobs of the future.

World's largest floating solar platform just went on line

Monday - The world's largest floating solar energy platform has has gone on line in China.

Climate policies could mean 5% economic growth

Friday - The world's major economies could boost their long-term economic growth by 2.8 per cent with policies that lower greenhouse gas emissions and boost resilience to climate change impacts.


POPE'S PRESENT: What's in it for the President (if he reads it)?

Friday - Pope Francis gave visiting US President Donald Trump a copy of his seminal, 183-page encyclical letter - published in June 2015 - on the subject of climate change. If Trump reads it, what will he...

EU approved weedkiller after advice from US official

Friday - The European Food Safety Authority dismissed a study linking glyphosate to cancer following counsel with an EPA official allegedly linked to the maker Monsanto and who figures in more than 20...

TASTE TEST: Sub-standard seafood is missing the boat

Friday - Ocean warming and acidification are hurting the nutritional value - and the taste - of some seafood.

California e-car sales booming

Friday - Sales of electric vehicles in California increased 91 per cent in the first quarter of this year, compared with the same period in 2016.

BUDGET BONUS: New money for emissions cuts

Paula Bennett

Thursday - The Government is putting $4 million into figuring out how New Zealand can cut its greenhouse gas emissions.

Trump budget aims to kill ‘crazy’ climate science

Thursday - The Trump administration's 2018 fiscal year budget has made good on its promise to target deep cuts to federal spending on programmes widely seen as critical to America’s ability to adapt to a...

We could be better off if US does withdraw from Paris deal

Thursday - A United States withdrawal from the Paris Agreement could be the best outcome for international climate action.

Shell investors dismiss carbon reduction targets

Thursday - Shareholders in Shell have rejected proposals for the oil giant to set public emission reduction targets at its annual general meeting in the Netherlands.

Transparency key to making aviation deal work

Thursday - As countries write the rules for airlines to offset their emissions growth, they must make sure there is no double-counting.

Australian farmers are adapting to climate change

Thursday - It has been a great year for Australian farmers, with record production, exports and profits.

Europe's last big primeval forest on brink of collapse

Thursday - The Polish government has been accused of pushing a primeval forest system to the point of no return with state-sanctioned logging in a Unesco world heritage site.

I'LL SEE YOU IN COURT: More climate cases go before judge

Thursday - Governments around the world are increasingly being challenged in court to do more to combat the threat of climate change.


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Karen Walker

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