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.
Tag: "climate change"
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.
This year a controversial motion was debated regarding incorporating the language and mechanisms of “natural capital” into IUCN policy.
Australian climate policy is being framed on the basis that the country should proceed as slowly as it possibly can – a course that is being justified by technology cost estimates heavily tilted against solar. No wonder the CCA is so confused.
The great global race against time has very much begun now. The US and China ratify Paris deal, capital flow shift, China cancels nuclear plant and even conservative press hails transition to sun, wind and water within a generation.