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We need to 'climate-proof' our sports stadiums

We need to ‘climate-proof’ our sports stadiums

As the New South Wales government embarks on a hugely expensive rebuild of major stadiums across Sydney, now is a good time to ask whether major Australian sports venues are adequately “climate-proofed” for a warming future.

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This is how coal dies — super cheap renewables plus battery storage

This is how coal dies — super cheap renewables plus battery storage

New Colorado wind farms with batteries are now cheaper than running old coal plants.

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What we learned about climate in 2017 – and why it's terrifying

What we learned about climate in 2017 – and why it’s terrifying

2017 marks the first time scientists concluded certain events could not have occurred – like, at all – without global warming.

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Is that a carbon tree? Or just another policy thought bubble?

Is that a carbon tree? Or just another policy thought bubble?

Is it a tree, or a coal washing machine? What magic carbon abatement technology was depicted in the federal government’s 52-page climate policy review?

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It's all about money as global investors drive low-carbon transition

It’s all about money as global investors drive low-carbon transition

The last decade saw climate space occupied by activists, scientists, denialists and fossil fuel companies, but investors looking to de-risk portfolios will set stage for a very different 2018 and beyond.

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The climate effect of the Trump administration

The climate effect of the Trump administration

Over its first year, the Trump administration has taken extreme steps to unravel progress on U.S. climate action domestically.

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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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Seven million Australians now represented by climate action councils

Seven million Australians now represented by climate action councils

Sydney, Brisbane and Darwin councils join 55 Australian local governments who have signed up to the Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership, a network of councils driving uptake of clean energy around the country.

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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.

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SGS Awards JinkoSolar with the First C2C Certificate in China

SGS Awards JinkoSolar with the First C2C Certificate in China

The issuance of the C2C certification demonstrates JinkoSolar’s commitment to high environmental, health, and safety standards in its products and manufacturing processes as well as the promotion of environmental and sustainable best practices within the solar industry.

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How the International Energy Agency is steering world to climate disaster

How the International Energy Agency is steering world to climate disaster

International Energy Agency likes to present itself as a climate champion, but it is in fact steering the energy system towards catastrophic levels of warming,