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154 Australian scientists demand climate policy that matches the science

154 Australian scientists demand climate policy that matches the science

154 Australian experts have signed on open letter to Malcolm Turnbull demanding urgent action on climate change.

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Five years to zero emissions – Australia's climate reality check

Five years to zero emissions – Australia’s climate reality check

If Australia fails to move on its climate policies, it may have no choice but to cut emissions to zero within five years to meet its share of the global effort to avoid a climate crisis. But it’s not something that policy makers want to admit.

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Alaskan village votes to relocate due to climate change

Alaskan village votes to relocate due to climate change

Shishmaref is one of dozens of indigenous villages in Alaska that face growing threats of flooding and erosion due to global warming.

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We have almost certainly blown the 1.5℃ global warming target

We have almost certainly blown the 1.5℃ global warming target

We probably have only about a decade before we break through the ambitious 1.5℃ global warming target agreed to by the world’s nations in Paris.

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Climate Flu: Is there finally a cure?

Climate Flu: Is there finally a cure?

Climate Flu is inconvenient to governments, corporates and the investor community for two key reasons. But while the symptoms are likely to get worse, there is a cure.

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The Galileo gambit and other stories: the three main tactics of climate denial

The Galileo gambit and other stories: the three main tactics of climate denial

Malcolm Robert’s utterances can teach us a great deal about the psychology of science denial.

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Clinton pushes clean energy as economic catalyst, Trump rejects climate change

Clinton pushes clean energy as economic catalyst, Trump rejects climate change

With 91 days to go, Trump and Clinton sharpen focus on economic policy in bid to sway voters in battleground states.

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Renewables offer "unrivalled opportunity" to grow rural jobs, economies

Renewables offer “unrivalled opportunity” to grow rural jobs, economies

Climate Council report says renewable energy major driver of economic growth, jobs in rural Australia.

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Suncorp – It’s time to act on climate change

Suncorp – It’s time to act on climate change

For the first time in its history, Suncorp has listed climate change as a specific business risk. But it’s still not convinced by the science.

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Warming is shifting around Earth’s clouds

Warming is shifting around Earth’s clouds

New study suggests warming of the planet over past few decades has shifted key band of clouds poleward, exacerbating Earth’s rising temperature.

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Will Australia's Far Right lose its stranglehold on climate policies?

Will Australia’s Far Right lose its stranglehold on climate policies?

2016 election sees one bunch of climate deniers turfed out, only to be replaced by another. But will the diminished Malcolm Turnbull still be beholden to his party’s right-wing, Abbott-era climate and clean energy policies, or can he follow the UK’s lead and find middle ground?