environment
Paris Climate Agreement Could Bring a Huge Economic Boom

In the lead up to talks between the G20 nations that will take place over the next few months, Germany has commissioned an independent study to analyse the potential impacts of the Paris Agreement to combat climate change. The report found that the investments in renewable energy could add $19 trillion to the world’s economy. Read More >>

environment
Even Climate Change Deniers Want to Pursue Renewable Energy 

A report released Friday by the University of New Hampshire’s Carsey School of Public Policy found that a majority of Americans, including some Trump voters least likely to believe in man-made climate change, believe in prioritising renewable energy over oil drilling. Read More >>

environment
The US Finally Admitted That Fracking Contaminates Drinking Water

A new report by the US Environmental Protection Agency concludes that hydraulic fracturing is capable of contaminating drinking water at virtually every stage in the process. The admission won’t sit well with the Tories or US President-elect Donald Trump, both of whom have vowed to expand the controversial practice. Read More >>

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Authorities Finally Realise Jet Exhaust is Bad for the Planet

In a landmark revelation that’s been delayed for about twenty years, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has formally declared that greenhouse gas emissions from jet engines endanger the health of humans and the environment by contributing to climate change. Read More >>

cars
VW’s Giant Diesel Recall of Shame Begins in January

VW is still in full damage-control mode over its cheating diesel cars, and slowly but surely, the pieces are falling into place: if everything goes to plan, the first cars in Europe will be recalled in January 2016, to be finished by the end of 2016. That’s a long time to use a rental. Read More >>

health
Playing In the Sand Could Make You Pay On the Toilet

Some people go to the beach but eschew going into the water because it's "gross". If that's you, then you are a sucker. According to a new US EPA study, playing in the sand more than doubles your chances of getting sick. Read More >>