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Experts demand Turnbull take climate action

Friday - More than 150 Australian experts have signed on open letter to the prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, demanding urgent action on climate change that matches the dire warnings coming from climate scientists.

CLIMATE CLUES: It all began a long, long time ago

Friday - Continents and oceans in the northern hemisphere began to warm with industrial-era fossil fuel emissions nearly 200 years ago, pushing back the origins of human-induced climate change to the mid-19th century.

Four ways technology will change commuting

Friday - Columbus, Ohio, is a mid-size city known primarily as the home of Ohio State University, not as a hub of cutting edge technology for public transportation. But that is exactly what this city of 790,000 people plans to be.

Let's give ecosystems a helping hand

Friday - Australia’s ecosystems are already showing the signs of climate change, from the recent death of mangrove forests in northern Australia, to the decline in birds in eastern Australia, to the inability of mountain ash forests to recover from frequent fires.

Paris Agreement could lock in warming for centuries

Friday - The world has warmed about a degree since the Industrial Revolution, and on our current emissions trajectory we will likely breach these limits within decades.

DE-GROWTH D-DAY: Why we must shrink the economy

Thursday - What is so refreshing about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals is that they recognise the inherent tension between economic development and the ecology of our planet. Or so it seems.

Rich investors call on G20 leaders to ratify Paris

Thursday - A group of 130 institutions that control $13 trillion of investments have called on G20 nations to ratify the Paris Agreement this year and accelerate investment in clean energy and forced disclosure of climate-related financial risk.

Human impact might be slowing down

Thursday - Human activities have taken a heavy toll on our environment. But there may be some hope.

When will this massive Antarctic ice shelf break apart?

Thursday - A crack is spreading rapidly across Antarctica’s fourth-largest ice shelf, hastening the loss of a massive chunk of ice, say scientists.

California Assembly approves climate change law

Thursday - A bill extending California’s greenhouse gas emission targets has squeaked by in the state Assembly.

How Australia could blow its carbon budget

Thursday - Australia will blow its carbon budget with either the Coalition’s emissions reduction targets, or those suggested by the Labor opposition, highlighting the urgent need for negative-emissions...

Can a single region show Florida how to adapt?

Thursday - With every passing year, Southeast Florida faces more pressure to adapt to climate change.

RANGE ANXIETY: Today’s e-cars right on the button

Thursday - Electrifying transportation is one of the most promising ways to significantly cut greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles, but so-called range anxiety – concern about being stranded with an uncharged...

It's official, King Coal has been dethroned

Wednesday - This is the worst year in decades for US coal. During the first six months of 2016, US coal production was down a staggering 28 per cent compared to 2015, and down 33 per cent compared to 2014.

Russia poses threat in melting Arctic, says UK

Wednesday - Russian military expansion in the Arctic as a result of the melting ice-cap is a potential threat to the UK, a Parliamentary inquiry has concluded.

Climate impact of clouds defies simple analysis

Wednesday - Scientists have just been presented with new evidence on how tropical clouds’ climate impact affects rates of global warming, and therefore need to be factored into computer simulations of climate...

How an English village became a climate leader

Wednesday - The English village of Ashton Hayes is different in an important way when it comes to one of the world’s most pressing issues: climate change.

Electric car sales increase 21% in Europe

Wednesday - A total of 91,300 electric vehicles were sold in Europe in the first six months of this year – a 21 per cent year on year increase.

Energy breakthrough could save billions

Wednesday - Engineers have developed a new way to separate chemicals that could drastically cut the energy required to make fuels or synthetic polymers.

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8 Jun 16 - Supreme winners from the 11 regions participating in the 2016 Ballance Farm...

Canon offers prizes to environmentalists

7 Jun 16 - Canon New Zealand’s 2016 Environmental Grants Programme is open.

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