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It's all about money as global investors drive low-carbon transition

It’s all about money as global investors drive low-carbon transition

The last decade saw climate space occupied by activists, scientists, denialists and fossil fuel companies, but investors looking to de-risk portfolios will set stage for a very different 2018 and beyond.

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Coal comfort as Origin vows to halve emissions by 2032

Coal comfort as Origin vows to halve emissions by 2032

Origin Energy locks in “science-based” target of 50% emissions reduction by 2032. Critics note this is also when its last, ageing coal plant is due to shut.

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Macron as Canute, tries to turn the tide on climate action

Macron as Canute, tries to turn the tide on climate action

While most climate summits involve mitigation policies, motherhood statements and unmemorable memos, the latest, in Paris, could be different.

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UK wind power potential could fall by 10% by 2100 because of climate change

UK wind power potential could fall by 10% by 2100 because of climate change

Climate change could reduce amount of wind available for power production in UK and US, but increase winds in southern hemisphere countries like Australia.

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ASX top 20 companies for climate change reporting in 2017

ASX top 20 companies for climate change reporting in 2017

We’ve looked at the top 20 companies listed on the ASX to see what they actually said about climate change in their latest annual report.

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It's 30 years since scientists first warned of climate threat to Australia

It’s 30 years since scientists first warned of climate threat to Australia

In November 30, 1987 Australian scientists officially sounded the climate alarm. No one can say we haven’t been warned.

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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.”