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Even BP recognises that reduced coal use is slashing emissions

Even BP recognises that reduced coal use is slashing emissions

BP data shows impact of reduced coal use in emissions, including China. Australia, however, joins smaller emerging economies in lifting emissions.

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The 3-minute story of 800,000 years of climate change, with a sting in the tail

The 3-minute story of 800,000 years of climate change, with a sting in the tail

A short video to put recent climate change and carbon dioxide emissions into the context of the past 800,000 years.

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Carbon dioxide set an all-time monthly high in May

Carbon dioxide set an all-time monthly high in May

It’s official: carbon dioxide set an all-time monthly record. A sobering reminder that humans are pushing the climate into a state unseen in millions of years.

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Trump’s argument for quitting Paris deal contains multi-trillion dollar math error

Trump’s argument for quitting Paris deal contains multi-trillion dollar math error

The economic study Trump uses to justify the US leaving the Paris climate accord fails to factor in one massive cost: human-caused climate change.

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Trump’s exit from Paris climate deal signals end of American Century

Trump’s exit from Paris climate deal signals end of American Century

America’s time as leader of the free world is over. Now we’re the villain, thwarting the global effort to save humanity.

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Australians say climate change is catastrophic risk, even as government turns blind eye

Australians say climate change is catastrophic risk, even as government turns blind eye

Three in four Australians understand that climate warming poses a “catastrophic risk,” even as the Australian government turns a blind eye.

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Trump’s staff reportedly feeding him internet hoaxes on climate

Trump’s staff reportedly feeding him internet hoaxes on climate

Staffers send Trump fake news – including long-debunked climate claims – to “gain an edge in the seemingly endless ‘Game of Thrones’ inside the West Wing.

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Getting climate risk on the company board agenda

Getting climate risk on the company board agenda

When it comes to mitigating the impacts of climate change, shareholder activism is not the only thing keeping company leaders awake at night.

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Turnbull abandons fig leaf and stands naked on climate policy

Turnbull abandons fig leaf and stands naked on climate policy

Turnbull government’s budget had nothing to say on climate, and little on energy. The policy he once derided as a “fig leaf” for climate action is coming to an end, leaving the PM with nothing to meet climate targets, and no strategy to manage the energy transition.

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Electricity’s carbon footprint in U.S. post record falls over two years

Electricity’s carbon footprint in U.S. post record falls over two years

Carbon emissions from energy use by Americans fell 1.7 percent last year, part of a decade-long slide in the carbon footprint of energy in the U.S.

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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.