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Soil carbon capture: Great loamy hope or bandaid?

Soil carbon capture: Great loamy hope or bandaid?

What exactly is biological carbon capture and sequestration, and is it any sort of a viable climate fix? Reasonable questions, so here are some answers…

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East Antarctica is melting from above and below

East Antarctica is melting from above and below

Two new studies of different ice shelves have seen major melting that could portend a less stable future for the region.

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Fresh energy needed to cut through silly season fiasco

Fresh energy needed to cut through silly season fiasco

Last week served as a reminder – as if we needed another one – that climate policy is still a wild ride in Australian politics.

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Australian fossil fuel companies' big fail on climate risk

Australian fossil fuel companies’ big fail on climate risk

Two out of five Australian companies with fossil fuel investments fail to acknowledge the science of climate change, a new survey has found.

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Malcolm Roberts joins Trump's climate deniers in fight for "freedom"

Malcolm Roberts joins Trump’s climate deniers in fight for “freedom”

Senator Malcolm Roberts has met with some of world’s most notorious and longest-serving climate science deniers to help put their stamp on the new Trump administration.

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Global emissions fall for first time on shift away from coal in China, US

Global emissions fall for first time on shift away from coal in China, US

The growth in global production of greenhouse gases has decelerated over the past few years, with 2015 seeing the first actual reduction, of 0.1% compared to 2014 levels.

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The climate impacts of Trump’s ExxonMobil pick for chief diplomat

The climate impacts of Trump’s ExxonMobil pick for chief diplomat

President-elect Trump on rounds out a potential dream team of anti-environment cabinet members with the chief executive officer of ExxonMobil.

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Science-based targets to boost powerful climate strategies in Australia

Science-based targets to boost powerful climate strategies in Australia

Ecofys and Edge Environment team up, bringing ground-breaking metrics to Australian businesses

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Fossil fuel divestments now add up to $5.2 trillion

Fossil fuel divestments now add up to $5.2 trillion

Report shows network of governments, funds, organisations, philanthropies and individuals representing $5.2trn in assets divesting from fossil fuel companies.

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Know your NEM: Energy prices continue to rise as policy stagnates

Know your NEM: Energy prices continue to rise as policy stagnates

Australia remains one of world’s most expensive places to develop renewables, when it should be one of the cheapest.

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100% renewable grid not just feasible, but "reliable, robust and stable"

100% renewable grid not just feasible, but “reliable, robust and stable”

ATA report finds 100% renewable grid would be reliable and stable, with appropriate mix of generation sources, energy storage and upgraded infrastructure.