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Cities need to embrace dark night skies

Brightness harms people’s and other creatures’ health, disrupts ecosystems and changes climate

The story of SA’s biggest power plant, and its little town

Before Big Coal, Lephalale was a small town with little water and few jobs. Two power plants have changed it

The shape of things to come

Make no mistake, we are moving into a new world, hopefully better prepared, thanks to the visit from a virus

Grass roots of Ice-Age extinctions

Mammoths and sabre-tooth cats once roamed the continent, but were our ancient ancestors responsible for their disappearance?

Who’s afraid of Greta Thunberg?

Some say the teenager is being manipulated, others say her solutions are unrealistic and undemocratic. But her words have mobilised people

Chill your Netflix habit, climate experts say

Experts say the ease of streaming services comes with a hefty environmental price tag

Forest fires 16,000km away affect Singapore

CO2 from burning forests whether in Amazon or S-E Asia exacerbates climate woes globally

Ecological land grab: food vs fuel vs forests

A world of narrowing options threatens to pit biofuels, forests and food production against each other

Don’t Fear the Scooter

While electric two-wheelers can indeed be dangerous, the hazard is primarily to the rider

Climate crisis demands a global tax

Voluntary emissions cuts do not work: a uniform levy will end corruption and spread the burden of reform more fairly

Iceland turns carbon dioxide to rock for cleaner air

​In the heart of Iceland's volcano country, 21st-century alchemists are transforming carbon dioxide into rock for eternity

Remote Cape with ‘world’s cleanest air’ offers smog respite

While Cape Grim boasts the cleanest air in the world, it is not immune to rising levels of pollution.

Glencore pledges to limit coal production

Glencore notes it is well-positioned to support the transition to a lower-carbon economy

Colonisation drove Little Ice Age

Disease caused the death of 55-million indigenous Americans, resulting in the reforestation of vast tracts of land

Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere hit new high — UN

The Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, the UN weather agency's annual flagship report, tracks the content of dangerous gases in the atmosphere

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