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Norway ends seismic testing after pressure by environmental organisations

Banned chemical emissions mar ozone treaty’s success story

NEWS: NASA finds a banned ozone-depleting gas is still being emitted, in a blot on the Montreal Protocol's record

Antarctic ice melt could boost sea levels 37cm by 2100

NEWS: Arctic warming faster than most of Earth, while Antarctica appears to remain locked in a frigid embrace

Architects from 124 countries make ‘zero-carbon cities’ pledge

NEWS: Architects unions have passed a Declaration spelling out their commitment to tackling climate change

Spain’s changing climate and economy fuels wildfire risks

NEWS: Climate change is gradually turning Spain into a fire zone – and a change in the economic climate is inflaming the situation

South Africa, Kenya and Ethiopia lead Africa clean energy drive

NEWS: Renewables investments set to rise slowly on continent as countries explore potential for wind, solar and geothermal

Geoengineering creeps from sci-fi to reality

ANALYSIS: Scientists, artists and policymakers pondered whether to hack the planet at a meeting in Berlin this week

UN and World Bank ‘inefficiency’ blocking forest aid efforts

NEWS: Report from leading REDD donors Norway warns of 'growing perception' countries are missing out on millions

Australian opposition ‘unlikely’ to keep climate off G20 agenda

NEWS: Australia lacks gravitas to cast off climate talk, with US and China likely to put pressure on Tony Abbott


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