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Carbon budgets: Knowing when to hold and when to fold

Carbon budgets: Knowing when to hold and when to fold

As global leaders sit around the negotiating table at the Paris climate talks, discussion will quickly turn to the carbon budget and how to spend it.

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Graph of the Day: Carmichael coal mine to take big chunk of carbon budget

Graph of the Day: Carmichael coal mine to take big chunk of carbon budget

New report offers a whole lot of context for the huge climate threat posed by the federal government approved Carmichael coal mine.

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Fossil fuel giants still betting trillions on nothing changing

Fossil fuel giants still betting trillions on nothing changing

New report says fossil fuel industry is betting on business-as-usual demand for coal, oil and gas, despite the emergence of new technologies, and the individual country commitments to the Paris climate change talks.

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Fossil fuel divestment booming, with $2.6trn in assets set to be dumped

Fossil fuel divestment booming, with $2.6trn in assets set to be dumped

New analysis shows 50-fold growth in fossil fuel divestment, with an estimated $2.6trn in assets earmarked by 430 institutions and 2,040 individuals.

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Mining industry launches "ludicrous" coal ad as Alan Jones takes aim

Mining industry launches “ludicrous” coal ad as Alan Jones takes aim

Ad wars: Mining lobby talks up “endless possibilities” of coal, including ability to “slash” emissions, while Alan Jones launches keep out campaign of his own.

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Citigroup sees $100 trillion of stranded assets if Paris succeeds

Citigroup sees $100 trillion of stranded assets if Paris succeeds

If you hear a lot of noise about climate policies and climate action over the next few months in the lead up to the Paris climate conference, it is because there is a lot at stake. According to Citigroup analysts: $US100 trillion of potential stranded assets in the fossil fuel industry.

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The trillion-dollar hole in Abbott's climate policy logic

The trillion-dollar hole in Abbott’s climate policy logic

While the Coalition maintains that ambitious targets for renewables and emissions reduction would be economically catastrophic for Australia, a new report from Citigroup has come to exactly the opposite conclusion: strong climate action could save governments around $1.8 trillion by 2040, while inaction could cost as much as $44 trillion by 2060.

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One year on from the carbon price, Australia's emissions rebound is clear

One year on from the carbon price, Australia’s emissions rebound is clear

If you look at the carbon tax as an experiment, there are four main conclusions you can draw from its results, 12 months after the price was removed.

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King coal’s stages of grief, part 1: Facing the facts

King coal’s stages of grief, part 1: Facing the facts

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. The 5 stages of grief for coal.

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... and why China has announced a national carbon market

… and why China has announced a national carbon market

China announces it would launch a national carbon market in 2018 based on the 6 regional pilot programs launched in past year.

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Steep emissions cuts needed or we'll blow our carbon budget

Steep emissions cuts needed or we’ll blow our carbon budget

The CCA’s budget approach to emissions reduction makes it crystal clear that whatever we do now cannot be divorced from what must be done later.