Next time Abbott seeks advice from John Howard, he might just ask him about how best to respond to the clear geopolitical momentum on climate change.
Tackling CO2 emissions is undoubtedly the main game in climate action, but urgently phasing out HFCs offers a contribution we cannot afford to pass up.
We are on track to see 2014 set the mark for hottest year on record, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday.
UN takes aim at Australia for veering off carbon targets after dumping carbon price. Meanwhile, it releases updated global carbon budget, as more research suggests that Australia will head for $100 billion carbon hole if it is to use Direct Action to match international efforts.
if the Montreal Protocol fails to reach agreement on the amendment proposals to clean up the HFC mess it helped to create, the massive climate benefit it has inadvertently achieved will be soon eroded.
G20 underlines how complete climate change denial is within the Abbott government. If not for the science, then at least for the political and economic implications. This is quite possibly the most incompetent government in Australia’s history.