Denmark wants an EU-wide plan to ban petrol and diesel car sales or, at least, to have the option to do it at national level. [Photo: Shutterstock] Denmark, backed by 10 other European Union countries, on Friday (4 October) called for a strategy to phase out diesel and petrol cars,Read more

In this undated handout photo provided by International Union for Conservation of Nature, a critically endangered Sorbus rhodanthera is seen in Czech Republic. (Martin Lepsi/IUCN via AP) GENEVA (AP) — An international conservation group is warning that more than half of the European tree species that exist nowhere else inRead more

Global warming is threatening Australia’s beaches, the tourism industry and seafood production more than ever before, a United Nations climate panel has found.Experts have also predicted that Australians may have to adapt their living conditions by building walls to keep the sea from damaging their homes or by moving awayRead more

Sparrows are still quite common, but the study suggests that their numbers have dropped drastically over the past few decadesYAYImages/DepositphotosVIEW 1 IMAGE Even though a species may be considered “abundant,” there’s definitely still cause for concern if it’s becoming significantly less so. A new study indicates that this is theRead more

John Steele, left, saved hundreds of kilograms of CO2e by cutting red meat out of his diet The average New Zealander produces around 100-150kg of CO2e emissions every week – or around 6000-8000kg per year – from normal household consumption: food, transport, power, and other goods.  Government agency EECA –Read more