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Batteries: A powerful way to tackle climate change?

The World Economic Forum says improved battery technology could transform transport and energy production.

Batteries: A powerful way to tackle climate change?

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China denounces UN aviation emissions plan

China says the UN plan to cap emissions for international flights would unfairly penalise developing countries.

China denounces UN aviation emissions plan

China

Heavy smog threatens to smother China anniversary celebrations

Environment ministry issues smog warning, as factories ordered to curb output to ensure clear skies for October 1.

Heavy smog threatens to smother China anniversary celebrations

Reporter's Notebook

Illegally tapping French Guiana's forest of gold

Thousands of illegal gold miners come to the abundant rainforest of French Guiana in search of a fortune, leaving a trail of environmental destruction.

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China plans the most new coal power projects globally

Of the 400 companies worldwide planning to expand coal operations, 161 are Chinese, environmental groups report.

China plans the most new coal power projects globally

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The food chain: Trillions to be made from better land management

But industrial farming currently results in massive health and environmental costs, a new report says.

The food chain: Trillions to be made from better land management

Asia

New Delhi to limit private vehicles to curb pollution

Private vehicles will be allowed on roads on alternate days, depending on registration numbers - odd and even.

Indian capital to restrict cars in November to curb pollution

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By the numbers: Economic impact of Southeast Asia's haze

Agriculture and healthcare sectors among those bearing cost of worsening air quality in Southeast Asia.

By the numbers: Economic impact of Southeast Asia's haze

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US may strip California of clean-car power

Trump administration may prevent California from setting its own, stricter vehicle emissions standards.

US may strip California of clean-car power

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Trump EPA repeals Obama-era water protections to boost industry

Environmental groups decry the Trump administration's move, calling it 'shameful and dangerous'.

Trump EPA repeals Obama-era water protections to boost industry

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Shipping's carbon-neutral dream drifts further away

Total emissions by large ships are still increasing, despite some efficiency gains via alternative fuels.

Shipping's carbon-neutral dream drifts further away

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European car makers' profits threatened in electrification race

Slower global demand for cars, high manufacturing costs and looming fines put pressure on established car brands.

European car makers' profits threatened in electrification race

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China says trade war hurts its ability to meet emissions targets

China's head of climate change says the country will not be able to meet its emissions goal ahead of schedule.

China says trade war hurts its ability to meet emissions targets

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India set to outlaw some single-use plastics, say sources

Ban on six single-use items will clip up to 10 percent from India's annual consumption of plastics, say officials.

India set to outlaw some single-use plastics, say sources

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Is your phone or laptop destined to become a 'technofossil'?

Forty-four million tonnes of e-waste was generated last year. Activists want big tech to start dealing with the problem.

Is your phone or laptop destined to become a 'technofossil'?