The White House and major American businesses may be converging on how to assess the damage caused to climate by greenhouse gas emissions.
A new study by an interdisciplinary group of scientists and economists has led to calls for more severe emissions cuts, and a tighter carbon budget.
Abrupt shifts in climate have already begun, with more possible by end of century, according to a report released by the National Research Council.
Labor and Greens claim important win as climate repeal bills separated. Government continues to brand CEFC as ‘highly speculative’, while Labor accuses the Coalition of creating a new slush fund, and the Greens accuse it of acting out of ‘ideological spite’ and climate denial. So much for a bipartisan approach to climate!
Study links Australian extreme weather events to temperature changes in the Indian Ocean – an effect that is likely to strengthen under climate change.
Unlike Australia, China is forging ahead with emissions trading, with two pilot schemes launching this week. But how will they differ from western models?
From the treasure trove that is this year’s Global Carbon Budget: 9 charts showing where carbon emissions come from, where they go and what that means.
Reports highlight declining health of Victorian environment, and pattern of broken green policy promises under the state Coalition government.
As he buries the mechanisms to deliver ambitious climate targets, the PM must work out how Australia will meet its obligations to new UN treaty.
Australia has damaged its reputation as a responsible climate player and as a credible global citizen.
Ideology is getting the better of sensible decision making. Australia’s stance on climate is misreading the international mood, and could simply be shooting its own economy in the foot.
Australia accused of climate change denial by Tuvalu – the first such accusation at these talks for many years. Australia denied the denial.
Delegates in Warsaw marvel at Australia’s opportunities in solar, wind and other renewables. They don’t understand why it is stuck in the fossil fuel age.