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Five things that should happen at the Bonn climate talks but probably won’t

Five things that should happen at the Bonn climate talks but probably won’t

This year’s climate talks in Bonn is not expected to be a deal-clinching, make-or-break one like Paris in 2015 or Copenhagen in 2009, but that doesn’t make it insignificant.

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Bonn voyage: climate diplomats head into another round of talks

Bonn voyage: climate diplomats head into another round of talks

At the Bonn climate talks that start today, Australia will cop some flak for its lack of reductions ambition, and action.

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Oil Search’s Alaskan oil play ignores climate reality

Oil Search’s Alaskan oil play ignores climate reality

Just days out from the start of the latest climate talks, PNG-based Oil Search has delivered a slap in the face to its Pacific neighbours.

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Is your company disclosing its climate risk?

Is your company disclosing its climate risk?

Investors and activists have new ammunition to encourage public company disclosures on climate change risks and opportunities. They should use them.

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Rejected teenagers: the trend of closing young coal plants

Rejected teenagers: the trend of closing young coal plants

It’s not just old coal power plants that are being closed down. In Italy, the US, and the Netherlands, coal plants that are barely teenagers are being targeted for closure.

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Five reasons not to build new coal power plant in Queensland

Five reasons not to build new coal power plant in Queensland

Climate Council report on Queensland renewables offers timely reminder that building a new coal plant in the state’s north is a terrible idea.

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Climate peace in our time?

Climate peace in our time?

Pressure could mount to set a significantly tighter emissions target for the electricity sector – which does not bode well for a climate truce.

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Shark Tank's Steve Baxter joins climate science deniers and islamophobes for Australian LibertyFest

Shark Tank’s Steve Baxter joins climate science deniers and islamophobes for Australian LibertyFest

What do you get when you bring together some of Australia’s most fervent climate science deniers with anti-Islam activists, fledgling right-wing political groups, and an American “free market” Libertarian?

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EPA head announces plan to eliminate Obama’s signature climate policy

EPA head announces plan to eliminate Obama’s signature climate policy

Scott Pruitt’s decision to repeal the Clean Power Plan would make it tough for U.S. to fulfill the Paris Climate Agreement.

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Trump officials have no clue how to rebuild Puerto Rico’s grid. But we do.

Trump officials have no clue how to rebuild Puerto Rico’s grid. But we do.

Florida and Japan show clean energy is fastest, cheapest way to restore power. Too bad Trump’s administration hates it.

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How Australia's 'fever swamp' of climate science denial is pushing a non-scandal about temperatures

How Australia’s ‘fever swamp’ of climate science denial is pushing a non-scandal about temperatures

Australia’s network of climate science deniers continue to grasp at straws, despite multiple technical inquiries refuting their claims.