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Category: Climate

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Five ways that cities can slash carbon pollution right now

Five ways that cities can slash carbon pollution right now

A new report from the Rocky Mountain Institute lists 22 policies that could help get the job done.

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Kevin Rudd: ‘I don’t know how Malcolm Turnbull faces his grandkids'

Kevin Rudd: ‘I don’t know how Malcolm Turnbull faces his grandkids’

Australia’s former prime minister talks about the failure of his country’s climate policy, the rise of China and the Carmichael coal mine.

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ASX top 20 companies for climate change reporting in 2017

ASX top 20 companies for climate change reporting in 2017

We’ve looked at the top 20 companies listed on the ASX to see what they actually said about climate change in their latest annual report.

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Developing nations are driving record growth in solar power

Developing nations are driving record growth in solar power

Emerging markets now account for the majority of growth in solar power, according to new data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance .

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How to find a site for a solar farm in less than 10 minutes

How to find a site for a solar farm in less than 10 minutes

Want to know where to connect a local solar farm to the grid? Now you can, in 10 minutes or less.

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Driving climate action through electric vehicle MOU

Driving climate action through electric vehicle MOU

CT Climate Change and Sustainability Minister Shane Rattenbury will today sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Mayors and Ministers from several other jurisdictions to support the greater use of electric vehicles (EVs).

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It's 30 years since scientists first warned of climate threat to Australia

It’s 30 years since scientists first warned of climate threat to Australia

In November 30, 1987 Australian scientists officially sounded the climate alarm. No one can say we haven’t been warned.

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Finkel’s frustration: Everyone else has a strategy, but not Australia

Finkel’s frustration: Everyone else has a strategy, but not Australia

Finkel vents his frustrations in final energy speech of the year, dumping on six biggest myths about electricity market, and delivering brick-bats to both policy makers and regulators.

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Climate and energy – appeasement does not work

Climate and energy – appeasement does not work

The current chaos around climate and energy policy brings to mind George Santayana’s caution that: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”. That is exactly what we are witnessing.

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The net cost of using renewables to hit Australia’s climate target? Nothing

The net cost of using renewables to hit Australia’s climate target? Nothing

Our modelling shows renewable energy can help hit Australia’s emissions reduction target of 26-28% below 2005 levels by 2030 effectively for free.

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Frydenberg condemns Lord Howe Island to fossil fuel future. It's just not acceptable

Frydenberg condemns Lord Howe Island to fossil fuel future. It’s just not acceptable

Lord Howe Island wanted renewables to lessen its reliance on imported fossil fuel, but the idea has been killed by environment and energy minister Josh Frydenberg. This is why he has made the wrong decision.