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Game 1 of US baseball world series breaks heat record

Game 1 of US baseball world series breaks heat record

First game of baseball world series played in 103°F heat. The average for this time of year is 75°F.

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Origin backs NEG, even though it fails to match climate target

Origin backs NEG, even though it fails to match climate target

Origin Energy’s newly released decarbonisation plan shows the gen-tailer is taking climate change rather more seriously than the Coalition.

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Paris wants no conventional cars on its streets by 2030

Paris wants no conventional cars on its streets by 2030

Paris to limit the number of cars powered by internal combustion engines on its streets and eventually move beyond polluting cars.

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Policy will be a mess until Turnbull sacrifices Coalition's climate goat

Policy will be a mess until Turnbull sacrifices Coalition’s climate goat

Is this really what Malcolm Turnbull signed up for? Short of sacrificing this particular climate goat, he will be obliged to defend the indefensible, the outright rejection of climate science. And Australia will remain a laughing stock.

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Australia's coal & CSG delusion

Australia’s coal & CSG delusion

The last few weeks have set new standards for national stupidity, as the government dances to the tune of the fossil-fuel industry, and tries to establish as many new coal,VSG, LNG and oil projects as it can before the shutters come down.

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How Australia's 'fever swamp' of climate science denial is pushing a non-scandal about temperatures

How Australia’s ‘fever swamp’ of climate science denial is pushing a non-scandal about temperatures

Australia’s network of climate science deniers continue to grasp at straws, despite multiple technical inquiries refuting their claims.

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Australia needs 75% renewables by 2030 to meet Paris targets, cut costs

Australia needs 75% renewables by 2030 to meet Paris targets, cut costs

Report shows least cost way to meet Paris climate goals and cut emissions is to fast-track Australia’s transition to renewable energy.

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Victoria renewable target passes lower house – but Coalition vows to kill it

Victoria renewable target passes lower house – but Coalition vows to kill it

Victoria’s renewable energy target of 40% by 2025 has passed the lower house – but the state opposition has vowed to kill it if they get into power.

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Policy uncertainty is blocking investment in low carbon assets

Policy uncertainty is blocking investment in low carbon assets

Australian institutional investors have a strong appetite for low carbon assets, but policy uncertainty and a lack of scalable deals are major barriers.

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Keeping global warming to 1.5°C: really hard, but not impossible

Keeping global warming to 1.5°C: really hard, but not impossible

The window for staving off the worst of climate change is wider than we thought, but still pretty narrow.

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Why did Hurricane Irma leave so many in the dark?

Why did Hurricane Irma leave so many in the dark?

Extreme weather presents many threats to electricity systems – particularly on centralised grids, where outages can ripple down the line. But can we do better?