New US EPA standards mean that 90% of the power plants expected to shut down by 2020 will actually be shut down by 2016.
Climate change will crash head-on with our current investment framework, which biases short-term performance and return. It’s time to play the finance industry on its own turf.
Despite the high number of multi-billion dollar disasters last year, the overall loss of life and property were comparatively low to years past.
Climate change could increase the number of El Niños, and particularly strong “super” El Niños could occur twice as frequently in a warming world.
For the first time in three years, U.S. carbon dioxide emissions related to energy increased in 2013 as coal replaced gas.
Clean technology appears to be booming, but you would never know that from an absurd 60 Minutes piece touting an imaginary “Cleantech Crash.”
Conservative governments used the last week of parliament to renew their attack on the carbon price, clean energy and climate bodies. They also pushed through approvals for coal mines, brown coal exports, dredging the barrier reef, and delisting the Murray Basin. But not all went to plan.
A new study by an interdisciplinary group of scientists and economists has led to calls for more severe emissions cuts, and a tighter carbon budget.