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Get set for the hottest year on record

Friday - The world is on track for its hottest year on record and levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have reached new highs, further fuelling global warming, the World Meteorological Organisation says.

Tesla unveils plans for new vehicle types

Friday - Tesla Motors has outlined a new model for vehicle sharing and disclosed plans for several new electric vehicles, including much heavier trucks.

Climate change costs are still climbing

Friday - The massive economic and health losses that climate change is already causing across the world are detailed in six scientific papers published today.

Trudeau ready to get tough with provinces

Friday - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government will impose a "strong" price on carbon — and won't rule out a cap to ensure provinces meet a national standard.

Nations urged to back airlines carbon scheme

Friday - Governments are being urged to support a proposed United Nations carbon offset scheme to ensure airlines can tackle climate change at a global level.

UK appoints new climate change minister

Friday - Nick Hurd, former head of Energy Africa initiative, has been handed the climate change portfolio in the UK's new department for business, energy and industrial strategy.

The future of Big Oil? At Shell, it's not oil

Thursday - At Australia’s Curtis Island, you can see Big Oil morphing into Big Gas. Just off the northeastern coast lies a 667-acre liquefied natural gas terminal owned by Royal Dutch Shell, an engineering feat of staggering complexity.

June marks 14th month of record temperatures

Thursday - As the string of record-breaking global temperatures continues unabated, June 2016 marks the 14th consecutive month of record-breaking heat.

Melbourne hosts 'Tesla Town'

Thursday - An Australian property group is building the world’s first “Tesla Town” in suburban Melbourne, with the first 60 homes to go on sale this week.

EU climate package ‘not in line with Paris goals’

Thursday - EU plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions from transport, buildings and farming through to 2030 have landed.

Britain needs $39b to tackle climate change

Thursday - Britain’s ambition to virtually eliminate its greenhouse gas pollution will cost $39.4 billion more to achieve because the government abandoned plans to spur carbon capture and storage technology.

New York island puts up climate defences

Thursday - Amid rising seas, a park on New York's Governor's Island uses Dutch ingenuity to protect itself while maintaining its beauty – with barely a seawall to be seen.

Audi plans e-car push to put heat on Tesla

Thursday - Audi will aim for electric cars to account for a quarter of its sales by 2025 as part of a strategic overhaul following the emissions scandal at parent Volkswagen Group, company sources said, in a...

Somewhere, soon, it could be too hot to work

Wednesday - Searing temperatures caused by climate change might cost global economies more than $2 trillion by 2030, restricting working hours in some of the poorest parts of the world, says the UN.

Offshore windfarms power ahead in Europe

Wednesday - Falling costs mean that power generated by offshore wind farms is becoming increasingly competitive with other fuels – and that’s good news for the climate.

Drones set to play big role in change to renewables

Wednesday - Energy providers are looking at the emergent technology of drones to help them with their day-to-day maintenance of renewables installations and to decrease their costs.

America's booming marijuana industry is an energy hog

Wednesday - As Americans go to the polls in November, at least four states will consider ballot questions on marijuana legalisation.

It's not easy being green when you're poor

Wednesday - The transition to a clean-energy future is upon us, as shown by the huge uptake of solar panels and by the Turnbull government’s decision to set up a A$1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund. But...

UN: Kenya, Bangladesh, Jordan ‘green finance leaders’

Wednesday - Move over London, Shanghai and New York: Kenya, Bangladesh, Mongolia and Jordan have been named as rising green finance leaders in a report from the UN.

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Farm trust honours regional winners

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Canon offers prizes to environmentalists

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

School gets first Powerwall battery

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Business incubator has high hopes for Northland

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