NSW removes position focused on renewable energy, although anti-wind planning minister demoted, and replaced by pro-renewable advocate.
US informs United Nations how it will fight global warming under a post-2020 agreement that’s due to be finalized during talks in Paris in December.
Abbott government’s opening salvo on post 2020 targets puts it squarely in the camp of Big Oil and Big Coal. There is no mention of 2C target, or even the need for a clean energy transition. But it’s managed to suck in some media.
During the coming months, countries around the world are expected to release details about the climate action plans they intend to implement after 2020.
Over the past two decades, the massive platforms of floating ice that dot Antarctica’s coast have been thinning at an increasing rate.
There are supposed to be penalties for big polluters under Direct Action. Instead, the big polluters will get a massive free kick under the government’s plan as the Coalition’s energy and climate policies descend further into high farce.
New report slams Abbott government for throwing away influence at international climate talks. This could be costly for Australia, considering the favourable outcome a determined negotiating team managed to obtain for the country under the Howard government.
New report says roof has fallen in on US coal, leaving it in a state of structural decline that should be ringing alarm bells for investors worldwide.