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November shapes up as record dry month

Today 10:00am - Parts of New Zealand are on track for the driest November on record.

China likely to hit peak emissions around 2030

Today 10:00am - China’s carbon emissions will probably peak on or before 2030, a new survey has found.

Disaster on Australia's doorstep, officials warn

Today 10:00am - Climate change is creating a disaster on Australia’s doorstep, according to a government white paper.

Bonn talks bring a poison pill for Poland

Today 10:00am - If anything came out of the COP23 climate conference in Bonn, it’s a poison pill for Poland.

India to add 10,000 e-vehicles to official fleet

Today 10:00am - India has called tenders for 10,000 electric vehicles as replacements for its official fleet.

Community solar heads for rooftops of New York

Today 10:00am - New York City’s public housing authority is taking bids in a plan to lease its roofs for community solar projects that could power thousands of urban homes.

THIN ICE: Antarctic glaciers could flood the planet

Today 10:00am - In a remote region of Antarctica known as Pine Island Bay, 2500 miles from the tip of South America, two glaciers hold human civilisation hostage.


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

Today 10:00am - Nights are getting alarmingly brighter – bad news for all sorts of creatures, humans included – as light pollution encroaches on darkness almost everywhere.

Climate change drove Trumps out of Germany

Today 10:00am - Climate change contributed to the wave of German immigration to the US that included Donald Trump’s grandfather.

California nets $860 million from carbon auction

Thursday - California will collect $860 million from auctioning carbon-emissions permits after the allowances sold out at a record price for the second straight quarter.

You're spies, Russia tells green campaigners

Thursday - The Russian government is using anti-spying legislation to silence environmental campaigners, a leading watchdog has warned.

As oceans warm, kelp forests begin to disappear

Thursday - Kelp forests are being wiped out from Tasmania to California, replaced by sea urchin barrens that are nearly devoid of life.

Senate bill would cut EPA funding by $150 million

Thursday - The US Senate Appropriations Committee this week introduced a bill that would cut nearly $150 million in funding for the Environmental Protection Agency next year.

Poland faces $170,000-a-day fines over illegal logging

Thursday - Poland has been given two weeks to stop illegal deforestation in a Unesco-protected forest or face fines of at least $NZ170,000 a day.

BEAN BUSES: In London, it's wake up and smell the traffic

Thursday - Seeking to curb toxic diesel fumes, London transport officials are hunting for new sources of energy for buses. The latest idea? Coffee grounds.

Meet the green gurus who use 1400 disposable cups a day

Thursday - More than 2.5 million disposable cups have been purchased by the UK’s environment department for use in its restaurants and cafes over the past five years – equivalent to nearly 1400 a day.

EPA revises social cost of potent greenhouse gas

Wednesday - The Trump administration is tweaking how it measures the costs of emitting a potent greenhouse gas, a move that will have major impacts for climate rules.

CARBON PRICING: Five questions for Nicholas Stern

Wednesday - 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

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


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