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Study: Cities can slash CO2 cheaply using 'no brainer' technologies

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Energy efficient appliances, fuel efficient transport, and biomass boilers could cut energy-related CO2 by more than a third for little outlay

01 Dec 2014

Shipping emissions to be monitored under new EU law

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Brussels will require ship owners to track CO2 from 2018 as first step to tackling sector's growing emissions

27 Nov 2014

UN: World must achieve 'climate neutrality' by 2100

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Report warns global CO2 emissions may have to hit zero soon after the middle of the century if world is to stay within 2C temperature rise

19 Nov 2014

Threat of Obama veto hangs over Keystone XL pipeline

Controversial bill supporting project will be debated in the Senate after winning House approval, but President is expected to veto it

17 Nov 2014

Seven actions for cities to seriously address climate change

Cities have become the most promising forum to drive deep CO2 reductions. It's time they act on their commitments and implement substantial policies

14 Nov 2014

Inside Paul Hawken’s audacious plan to 'drawdown' climate change

Joel Makower talks to Paul Hawken about his bold proposals for reducing, not just stabilising, atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases

07 Nov 2014

Kia and Hyundai agree $100m fine for US Clean Air Act violation

Car makers agree sum to resolve legal claim from EPA that they understated emissions data for some 2012 and 2013 models

04 Nov 2014

Germany CO2 emissions to fall in 2014, as renewables deliver a record 28 per cent of country's power

New report by AGEB shows energy demand at 24 year low, thanks to mild winter and increase in renewable energy capacity

30 Oct 2014

EU could cut emissions 24 per cent by 2020

Preliminary figures suggest bloc is on track to meet all three 2020 climate and energy goals

28 Oct 2014

Shipping emissions could grow 250 per cent by 2050

Industry's contribution to global CO2 output fell following global slowdown, but is set to rise significantly unless action is taken

24 Oct 2014

US wind power breezes past 2013 installation mark by September

First nine months of 2014 saw 1,254MW of capacity built, compared to 1,088MW during the whole of 2013

22 Oct 2014

Slashing shipping emissions needs open data, IMO told

NGOs says IMO meeting must reject plans to keep vessel efficiency ratings confidential or risk pushing up costs and limiting CO2 cuts

13 Oct 2014

China's emissions cuts 'negated' by industrial boom, study finds

Huge prouction rises enabled by efficiency gains might have outweighed any environmental benefits, researchers warn

05 Oct 2014

Rising US emissions 'a wake up call' to grow green energy

Emissions from fossil fuels rise almost three per cent year on year, reversing long term decline

29 Sep 2014

World carbon budget will be exhausted in a generation, scientists warn

Record levels of emissions predicted for 2014 leave the planet needing substantial carbon cuts to limit global warming to 2°C

21 Sep 2014

UK Environmental Scorecard - At a glance

A summary of the Environmental Audit Committee's damning verdict on the state of the UK's environmental health

16 Sep 2014

Europe stuck with coal unless UK takes action, campaigners warn

Sandbag Report calls on legislators in Brussels and Westminster to change tack as coal emissions continue to rise

24 Jul 2014

Report: No investor immune to climate change impacts

Study highlights impacts of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's landmark study on investors

24 Jun 2014

UK moves to strengthen legally binding carbon targets

Surplus emissions generated in first carbon budget period will not be carried over to pad out budget through to 2017, government says

05 Jun 2014

Obama to unveil historic climate change plan to cut US carbon pollution

Proposed regulations could cut carbon pollution by up to 25 per cent but President still faces potential opposition from Republicans

30 May 2014

Mobile laser lab joins air pollution battle

State-of-the-art facility can be quickly deployed to measure and map emissions at industrial sites across the globe

30 May 2014

EU aims to put brake on truck emissions with new regulations

New strategy outlines plan to measure rising emissions from lorries, buses, and coaches ahead of legislative proposals next year

22 May 2014

Obama considers tougher than expected power plant emissions caps

Reports suggest utilities may face mandated cuts of up to 25 per cent that could require investments in clean energy

20 May 2014

Emissions from 10 food and drinks companies 'higher than Scandinavia'

Cereal and soft drinks brands among top polluters singled out in Oxfam report for not doing enough on climate

20 May 2014

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