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Tag: "climate change"

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Perry’s claims about reliability of renewables immediately debunked by regulator

Perry’s claims about reliability of renewables immediately debunked by regulator

US energy secretary says “baseload” coal is critical to functioning of the grid. Energy regulator says that is “absolutely not” the case.

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Australia ignores risks, shirks moral responsibility on climate

Australia ignores risks, shirks moral responsibility on climate

Climate risks are either not understood or wilfully ignored at leadership level in Australia, a profound failure of imagination, and far worse than that which triggered the GFC in 2008.

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It’s so hot in Phoenix, Arizona, planes can’t take off

It’s so hot in Phoenix, Arizona, planes can’t take off

In a sign of just how hot things are getting, American Airlines cancelled 50 flights out of Phoenix because the planes can’t operate above 118°F.

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Oil majors risk trillions in stranded projects in 2⁰C world

Oil majors risk trillions in stranded projects in 2⁰C world

New report finds that $2.3 trillion worth of projects are inconsistent with goals and objectives of limiting global warming to 2⁰C.

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Business, investors still ignoring 1.5°C climate target

Business, investors still ignoring 1.5°C climate target

Many in financial and corporates sectors remain unaware of importance of 1.5°C target, or can’t gauge its relevance and apply it to business and investment.

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New Asian lender should unlock clean billions, and not for coal

New Asian lender should unlock clean billions, and not for coal

Scarce public finance should invest in generation assets of the future, not relics of the past at risk of being stranded.

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India joins the renewable energy revolution, accelerates targets

India joins the renewable energy revolution, accelerates targets

Two days after President Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate accord, Modi and Macron pledged to achieve emissions reductions beyond their nations’ commitments.

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The 3-minute story of 800,000 years of climate change, with a sting in the tail

The 3-minute story of 800,000 years of climate change, with a sting in the tail

A short video to put recent climate change and carbon dioxide emissions into the context of the past 800,000 years.

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Donald Trump sparks a new American climate change movement

Donald Trump sparks a new American climate change movement

It’s been a week since President Trump announced he was pulling US out of Paris Agreement. In that time, a remarkable transformation has taken place.

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New York to procure $US1.5 billion worth of renewables

New York to procure $US1.5 billion worth of renewables

The largest-ever state renewable energy solicitation is just one of the moves Cuomo Administration has taken in response to Trump exiting Paris Agreement.

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Carbon dioxide set an all-time monthly high in May

Carbon dioxide set an all-time monthly high in May

It’s official: carbon dioxide set an all-time monthly record. A sobering reminder that humans are pushing the climate into a state unseen in millions of years.