Renewable energy capacity grows at fastest ever pace

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Green technologies now produce 22% of world’s electricity . . . → Read More: Renewable energy capacity grows at fastest ever pace

Sydney University calls investment review after coalmine protests

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University responds to a Greenpeace campaign highlighting its $1m investment in the controversial Maules Creek mine

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London to get hybrid buses that could charge wirelessly

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Transport for London trial to equip bus stops to boost batteries wirelessly when the buses arrive, reports BusinessGreen

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New coal power stations threat to EU’s emissions target

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Burning Europe’s lignite reserves would wipe out carbon budget from 2020 until the end of the century, says Greenpeace . . . → Read More: New coal power stations threat to EU’s emissions target

Sweets, fizzy drinks and skin lighteners: the products being sold to the poor

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As business targets base of the pyramid markets well-meaning westerners worry about unsustainability. But given developed world consumption habits – is this just hypocritical?

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Can supermarkets ever be sustainable?

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Walmart’s new boss is on a mission. Will his drive for renewable energy and waste reduction transform the supermarket model?

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Why developed countries should subsidize a global price on carbon

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The industrial world got rich while shifting the costs of pollution onto developing countries. Now it’s time to pay, writes Amy Larkin

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Bhutan battles to preserve its culture as development accelerates

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A push for growth could destabilise the delicate cultural ecosystem, but officials vow to keep its unique identity alive . . . → Read More: Bhutan battles to preserve its culture as development accelerates

Last ditch plea to protect pine forest adopted by Carnaby’s black cockatoos

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The Australian government has been asked to intervene to save the habitat of about 4,000 black cockatoos near Perth

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Unpacking unpaused global warming – climate models got it right

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Global surface warming has slowed down due to internal and external factors, consistent with climate model predictions that account for these effects

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