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Australia under new pressure to get serious about climate in 2018

Australia under new pressure to get serious about climate in 2018

COP23’s “Talanoa dialogue” will put pressure on major economies – like Australia – to upgrade their commitments to limit global warming to “well below” 2°C.

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How the International Energy Agency is steering world to climate disaster

How the International Energy Agency is steering world to climate disaster

International Energy Agency likes to present itself as a climate champion, but it is in fact steering the energy system towards catastrophic levels of warming,

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Australia fails again in climate rankings, but states get honourable mention

Australia fails again in climate rankings, but states get honourable mention

Australia’s “unambitious, uninspired” climate policyagain puts it near bottom of global rankings. States get a mention for taking “independent action.”

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CBA challenged for "weakest climate policy," dirtiest investments

CBA challenged for “weakest climate policy,” dirtiest investments

Greenpeace calls out CBA for “weakest climate policy” of Big Four, and billions invested in new fossil fuels, despite Paris commitment.

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Trump team holds pro-coal event at Bonn climate conference

Trump team holds pro-coal event at Bonn climate conference

Trump’s promotion of coal fired generation at Paris climate agreement compared to “promoting tobacco at a cancer summit.”

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"Hazelwood effect" a blip on Australia's worsening emissions profile

“Hazelwood effect” a blip on Australia’s worsening emissions profile

Increased use of fossil fuels is driving global emissions up by 2% this year, upsetting what had been a three-year plateau. Meanwhile, in Australia…

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We'll keep lights on, states can worry about emissions: ESB

We’ll keep lights on, states can worry about emissions: ESB

ESB chair Kerry Schott says it will be up to the states to act if they want higher emissions targets.

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Medibank’s unhealthy addiction to fossil fuels

Medibank’s unhealthy addiction to fossil fuels

Climate change remains the biggest global health threat of the 21st Century, yet Medibank has remained invested in coal, oil and gas companies that fuel the problem.

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Graphs of the Day: Australia the global climate laggard

Graphs of the Day: Australia the global climate laggard

If the Turnbull government was setting the standard for global climate action… we’d be going to hell in a handcart, says new report.

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Rejected teenagers: the trend of closing young coal plants

Rejected teenagers: the trend of closing young coal plants

It’s not just old coal power plants that are being closed down. In Italy, the US, and the Netherlands, coal plants that are barely teenagers are being targeted for closure.

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World greenhouse gas levels made unprecedented leap in 2016

World greenhouse gas levels made unprecedented leap in 2016

Human activity, along with a strong El Nino, drove 2016 greenhouse gas levels to new heights with an unprecedented jump in annual emissions.