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Will electric cars thrive, survive, or die under president Trump?

Will electric cars thrive, survive, or die under president Trump?

The electric car has already been killed once. Will Trump kill it again, or jump on for the ride?

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When the heat is on, we need plans to keep cities cool

When the heat is on, we need plans to keep cities cool

Climate change means Australian cities are facing more heat waves, but not all strategies to keep us cool are created equal.

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2016 officially declared hottest year on record

2016 officially declared hottest year on record

The hottest year in 137 years, a mark of how much the world has warmed over the last century because of human activities, says U.S. government scientists.

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3 reasons why fossil fuel companies should disclose their reserves

3 reasons why fossil fuel companies should disclose their reserves

Not a single fossil fuel company in the world discloses potential emissions from their reserves – and that is a big problem.

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Rinehart attacks as Turnbull capitulates on carbon price

Rinehart attacks as Turnbull capitulates on carbon price

This week in climate and energy policy, we are left in no doubt where power lies in Conservative government decision making.

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Terry McCrann leaps back to top of the class for climate denial

Terry McCrann leaps back to top of the class for climate denial

Emboldened by Donald Trump’s US election win, and perhaps sensing a diplomatic opportunity, Murdoch media’s Terry McCrann is back on the war path against climate and renewables.

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Nearly 50 poor nations commit to 100% renewables by 2050

Nearly 50 poor nations commit to 100% renewables by 2050

A group of 48 countries – including 7 close neighbours of Australia – have pledged to fast-track 100% renewables between 2030 and 2050, and ratchet up emissions reductions by 2020.

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Why the future belongs to decentralised renewables

Why the future belongs to decentralised renewables

China and to some extent India are emerging as the principal practitioners of an alternative vision of energy growth.

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Trump as president will be little different to Abbott (or Turnbull) as PM

Trump as president will be little different to Abbott (or Turnbull) as PM

Trump’s position on clean energy and climate change is little different to that of Tony Abbott’s, whose policies have been unchanged by Malcolm Turnbull. But Trump’s success has unleashed a new push from the lunar right that will make any progress incredibly hard to achieve.

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'Critical Moment' as UN climate talks resume

‘Critical Moment’ as UN climate talks resume

Success in Marrakesh will be difficult, as grunt work on rulemaking replaces the diplomatic showmanship of last year’s Paris climate talks.

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Battery-charged disruption risks leaving fossil industry – and Australia – in its dust

Battery-charged disruption risks leaving fossil industry – and Australia – in its dust

The Turnbull government’s strategy of letting technology push come to policy shove is putting key Australian industries at risk, according to a new report which says battery storage could displace traditional energy players “far more rapidly than anticipated.”