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Industry urges Morrison to build coal plants

Friday - The Australian coal industry has begun lobbying the re-elected Morrison government to support hardline positions, including building new coal-fired power stations and weakening approvals processes for new mines.

Climate ambition in balance as Europe votes

Friday - The EU’s global climate leadership is at stake as a new political cycle begins amid increasingly polarised public opinion.

Anger as Church of Scotland stays with fossil fuels

Friday - More than 70 Church of Scotland delegates have formally lodged their frustration at the decision of its general assembly not to divest from fossil fuels.

Climate changes drive plankton towards poles

Friday - Communities of zooplankton – microscopic drifting animals that underpin marine ecosystems – are migrating poleward in response to climate change, a study finds.

Planners turning to parks as climate crisis moves uptown

Friday - As cities increasingly feel the impacts of rising seas and temperatures, planners are rethinking the roles of urban parks.

Turning methane into CO2 could help the fight

Thursday - Researchers have come up with a new technique to clean the atmosphere of the second-most powerful greenhouse gas people produce - methane.

Pacific leaders urge Morrison to act

Thursday - Pacific leaders have urged Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to do more to fight the climate crisis.

CLIMATE CODE RED: It's time we all called a spade a spade

Thursday - The language of climate emergency has exploded into public space in a spectacular way, with media and governments adopting new and stronger terms.

What is sustainable rubber?

Thursday - Rubber is one of the world’s most widely used materials, but irresponsible farming methods have led to deforestation and human rights abuses as the sector has grown.

Coasts should plan for higher sea level rise

Wednesday - Ice loss from Antarctica and Greenland could cause far more sea level rise than previously thought, says a new report.

Louisiana readies for resilience ... and retreat

Wednesday - Louisiana has issued a blueprint for coping with the impacts of a warming planet, including a human migration that has already begun.

Stop dragging your feet, biggest investor told

Wednesday - BlackRock, which controls $6.5 trillion in assets, has been urged to use its influence on the planet’s biggest polluters.

It’s not just about the bees – earthworms need love, too

Wednesday - If earthworms had feathers, wings or fur, or eyes that looked mournful – or eyes at all – perhaps they would fare better in the public’s affections.

April was second-hottest on record

Tuesday - Last month was the second-hottest April since records began in 1891, rivaled only by April 2016.

Inside the long war to protect plastic

Tuesday - Single-use plastic is clogging oceans and landfills. The industry that makes it has waged a decades-long campaign to keep it on the market.

OPINION: Only radical measures will work

Gaia Vince

Tuesday - By GAIA VINCE | A four-degree-warmer world is the stuff of nightmares and yet that’s where we’re heading in just decades.

To get climate crisis talked about, get Corrie on the case

Tuesday - The topic of climate change features on television about as often as that of zombies, urine, or rhubarb.

Glasgow aims to be UK’s first net-zero city

Tuesday - Glasgow has committed to being the UK’s first net-zero city.

New York aims to create green union jobs

20 May 19 - Efforts to build offshore wind turbines to power up to sx million homes will create more than 10,000 jobs under Climate Jobs New York's plan.

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CellCube to bring grid battery to South Australia

Thursday - Renewables firm Pangea Energy and vanadium battery producer CellCube have...

Minesto partners with leading financial adviser

Wednesday - Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has engaged with leading financial...

Finland using circular economy of textiles

Tuesday - In Finland, end-of-life textiles no longer end up in landfills, but there is...

Adidas launches 100% recyclable footwear

26 Apr 19 - Adidas has launched a 100 per cent recyclable shoe aimed at unlocking a...

Whangarei likes electric vehicles

16 Aug 18 - Whangarei, winner of the most electric vehicle friendly town in New Zealand...

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