Australia’s Record-Breaking Hottest Summer

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January was the hottest month since records began in 1910 – it’s getting hotter, and extreme heat is happening more often.

German Environment Minister: ‘We Want to Limit Fracking’

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Conservative politician Peter Altmaier says rules for the new drilling technique will likely be tightened in Germany.

Sea Change: The Bay of Bengal’s Vanishing Islands

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Rapid erosion and rising sea levels are increasingly threatening the existence of islands off the coast of Bangladesh and India.

Losing Nemo: Great Barrier Reef At Risk From Coal

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UNESCO could pull reef’s World Heritage status if proposed coal facilities come through.

How To Make Gasoline from Tar Sands

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In six simple steps.

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