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An Australian is to take charge of the troubled $100 billion Green Climate Fund, in a move that indicates Australia is not completely out of touch on climate change and renewable energy. But is it developing one language on climate for the international stage, and another for the toxic and partisan domestic market?
World Energy Council gives out clear message on move away from fossil fuels, but the fossil fuel industry wasn’t listening.
Australia to be excluded from key climate decision-making as Paris treaty comes into force, while fellow “climate villain” Canada changes tune with $C50 carbon price.
Qld Court of Appeal sides against climate and with Rinehart, state govt, who argue coal from other mines would substitute environmental damage of Alpha if it didn’t go ahead.
Current greenhouse gas concentrations could warm the world 3-7℃ (and on average 5℃) over coming millennia.
South Australia’s electricity shock exposed an emerging conflict between Australia’s climate policies and the demands of our energy market.
Australia commits to ratifying Paris climate deal, which will come into force by the end of the year – a speed of action almost unprecedented on the international stage. But that means Malcolm Turnbull will have to match words with action. But how?
Australia will likely miss its Paris climate commitments by around one billion tonnes of greenhouse emissions by 2030 if it continues with its current policies.
As the reality of climate change is accepted, the focus shifts from the science to economic and social outcomes – and the conversation gets way harder.
Nearly half of Australians would be prepared to switch to another bank if they found out their current bank is financing projects that worsen climate change.