3 of the world’s top greenhouse gas emitters — all released major commitments to reduce or at least slow their greenhouse gas emissions.
In attempt to downplay China climate pledge, Julie Bishop says Chinese economy will stop growing by 2030. Is there anything Abbott govt will not say?
Could such a case be brought in Australia? And what are the broader implications for Australia in how it positions itself on climate change?
Greens meet Liberal push for climate science inquiry with motion for Flat Earth Commissioner, to inquire “into the roundness or otherwise of the Earth.”
Glenn Lazarus on Australia’s renewable cut-backs: “I do not think any of us need to be Einstein to work out the absolute stupidity in all of this. I am an old forward from way back, and even I get it.”
Terrible fortnight for Australian climate policy capped off by reports rural Liberals want inquiry into the science behind the theory of man made climate change.
The making of the initial target offer into the international process ahead of Paris negotiations in December is a core test of Australia’s climate credibility.
Q&A highlighted why Abbott has got it wrong on energy. An ideology that promotes coal, nuclear and centralised systems, over solar, wind and mini-grids is likely to be an expensive boondoggle. And new reports suggest the pace of change will be even quicker than thought.