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Category: Climate

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Voters say Turnbull "too slow" on renewables, support state RETs

Voters say Turnbull “too slow” on renewables, support state RETs

New poll reveals most people – including Coalition voters – not buying Turnbull govt anti-renewables rhetoric, want more ambitious action.

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What is the social cost of carbon?

What is the social cost of carbon?

Donald Trump aims to extend the party for fossil fuels, even if it that means we make a much bigger mess.

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12 ways to leave your (fossil fuel) lover

12 ways to leave your (fossil fuel) lover

The Paris agreement to limit global warming to below 2°C requires nothing short of a global energy revolution. Is this possible?

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Coal-free 2°C scenario: Within reach, and cheaper than told by IEA

Coal-free 2°C scenario: Within reach, and cheaper than told by IEA

Scrapping of planned coal power and accelerated investment in wind and solar are essential, but it can be done significantly cheaper than IEA estimates.

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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?