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Category: Climate

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Trump’s executive order puts the world on the road to climate catastrophe

Trump’s executive order puts the world on the road to climate catastrophe

It’s so egregious, it no longer really matters if he doesn’t formally opt out of the Paris climate deal.

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Graph of the Day: Watch Australia's biggest polluter power down

Graph of the Day: Watch Australia’s biggest polluter power down

Australia is closing one of the world’s dirtiest coal power plants. Witness Hazelwood’s emissions disappear before your eyes.

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Graph of the Day: Hazelwood winds down, last of pre-1970 plants

Graph of the Day: Hazelwood winds down, last of pre-1970 plants

Hazelwood begins its winding down, with Wednesday to be the last day of generation of the last of the pre-1970 coal fired power stations.

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We're growing, and moving to new servers to cope with demand

We’re growing, and moving to new servers to cope with demand

Note to readers: Our website will be down from 8pm on Friday March 24 ADST due to an upgrade to our servers.

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Coalition sets climate parameters, as two more quit key advisory body

Coalition sets climate parameters, as two more quit key advisory body

Coalition publishes climate policy discussion paper amid CCA resignations, claims of right-wing, anti-science bias.

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Sea ice falls to record lows in both the Arctic and Antarctic

Sea ice falls to record lows in both the Arctic and Antarctic

The NSIDC doesn’t usually release data for both poles simultaneously, but has done so this time because of what scientists have dubbed an “exceptional” year in 2017..

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Woodside Petroleum to evaluate its portfolio for 2°C target

Woodside Petroleum to evaluate its portfolio for 2°C target

If Woodside classifies climate change as a material, financial risk, then why doesn’t every other energy company?

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Show me the money! Interest in latest ERF auction slumps

Show me the money! Interest in latest ERF auction slumps

Just 17 new projects have been registered since the last auction, down from 28, ahead of the fourth auction of the Coalition’s emissions reduction fund.

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Trump budget eviscerates climate and clean energy programs

Trump budget eviscerates climate and clean energy programs

The Budget Blueprint would cut more than 50 programs from the EPA, including Obama’s Clean Power Plan.

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Risk to return: investors focus on climate-proofing Australia

Risk to return: investors focus on climate-proofing Australia

The costs of ‘climate-proofing’ are already stretching into the billions of dollars, and as any doctor can tell you, the longer we leave it, the worse the consequences will be.

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US environment chief denies Co2 emissions cause global warming

US environment chief denies Co2 emissions cause global warming

New EPA Pruitt won’t listen to scientists, but he promises he’s listening to industry.