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Category: Climate

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Agriculture and forestry: hidden emissions, solution in plain sight

Agriculture and forestry: hidden emissions, solution in plain sight

BZE report reveals surprisingly high emissions profile for Australia’s Land Use sector, maps path to zero via well-understood, widely practiced strategies.

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Trans-Pacific partnership threatens a green trade deal

Trans-Pacific partnership threatens a green trade deal

The Trans-Pacific Partnership threatens green trade deal that could ultimately do more to reduce carbon emissions than international climate agreements.

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Into the deep: Oceans, climate change and the hiatus

Into the deep: Oceans, climate change and the hiatus

Are Earth’s oceans hotting up or aren’t they? And if so, how will this affect life on dry land? A top to bottom look at oceans and climate change.

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City of Adelaide cuts emissions by 19% in seven years

City of Adelaide cuts emissions by 19% in seven years

Renewable energy and green buildings help City of Adelaide cut community carbon emissions by 19% since 2007, electricity emissions by 31% from 2004-2014.

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2014 on track to become warmest year on record

2014 on track to become warmest year on record

As emissions steadily rise, the National Climatic Data Center has announced that 2014 will likely break the record for the warmest year on the books.

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 Could a Tesla test drive cure Abbott government’s deep denial?

Could a Tesla test drive cure Abbott government’s deep denial?

A test drive in a Tesla – and a collective “Tesla smile” in the conservative ranks – might give the Abbott government an insight into the future. And how the confluence of renewables, storage and software will shape the future. It is not so scary, and not some part of a green plot or climate hoax designed to bring down their society.

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Abbott's Australia ranked dead last on climate, green investment

Abbott’s Australia ranked dead last on climate, green investment

International report ranks Australia last on leadership & climate change, as carbon price repeal thrust the country into reverse in low-carbon race.

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Is carbon capture and storage a reality, or just a dream?

Is carbon capture and storage a reality, or just a dream?

Carbon capture has been on the radar since 1995. 20 years later, is it any more likely to become a commercial or technical reality?

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Hockey latest minister to tout coal industry 'energy poverty' spin

Hockey latest minister to tout coal industry ‘energy poverty’ spin

Treasurer barely misses a beat when challenged to justify Australia’s fossil fuel industry and bottom-dwelling record for greenhouse gas emissions.

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Fossil fuel companies found paying lip-service to climate risks

Fossil fuel companies found paying lip-service to climate risks

An energy transition is underway as stakeholders increasingly recognise the potential severity of future climate-related constraints. But fossil fuel companies are in denial.

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No progressive ideas, please, we're Australian

No progressive ideas, please, we’re Australian

The reaction to South Australia”s new renewable target, and the ANU”s divestment campaign, has unleashed a torrent of abuse from Team Coal Australia in the media.