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How China could take climate leader role the US is giving up

How China could take climate leader role the US is giving up

With Trump at the reins, China is poised to eat America’s lunch in the renewable energy sector.

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We can keep global warming below 2℃ – but the hard work is about to start

We can keep global warming below 2℃ – but the hard work is about to start

To halt global warming, nations must accelerate renewables deployment and build on gains. More challenging, the investment required to develop new technologies to get to net-zero emissions by 2050.

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When the heat is on, we need plans to keep cities cool

When the heat is on, we need plans to keep cities cool

Climate change means Australian cities are facing more heat waves, but not all strategies to keep us cool are created equal.

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Trump revives Keystone XL, Dakota access pipelines

Trump revives Keystone XL, Dakota access pipelines

Trump breathes new life into projects that were halted by Obama and vehemently opposed by environmental and Native American groups.

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California isn’t backing down on ambitious climate goal, despite Trump reversal

California isn’t backing down on ambitious climate goal, despite Trump reversal

California shows it isn’t messing around when it comes to climate action, even in the face of federal rollbacks.

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France can’t meet its own power demand

France can’t meet its own power demand

As expected, France was heavily dependent on power imports during the first cold spell of this winter, even with most of its nuclear reactors back online. And it is paying twice as much for peak power as Germany.

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Trump White House distorts energy impacts on wages on first day

Trump White House distorts energy impacts on wages on first day

Trump administration’s first statement on energy, used to justify the elimination of environmental rules, was a distortion.

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Turnbull Government is wrong to pretend we can burn our way to climate safety

Turnbull Government is wrong to pretend we can burn our way to climate safety

We are in the midst of experiencing the impacts of dangerous global warming, which made it all the more jarring when the Federal Government came out championing the big polluters that are driving global warming.

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2016 officially declared hottest year on record

2016 officially declared hottest year on record

The hottest year in 137 years, a mark of how much the world has warmed over the last century because of human activities, says U.S. government scientists.

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East Antarctica is melting from above and below

East Antarctica is melting from above and below

Two new studies of different ice shelves have seen major melting that could portend a less stable future for the region.

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Australian fossil fuel companies' big fail on climate risk

Australian fossil fuel companies’ big fail on climate risk

Two out of five Australian companies with fossil fuel investments fail to acknowledge the science of climate change, a new survey has found.