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Senator Malcolm Roberts fails high school science in maiden speech

Senator Malcolm Roberts fails high school science in maiden speech

What happens when a climate science denialist gets things badly, horribly, terribly, and embarrassingly wrong.

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154 Australian scientists demand climate policy that matches the science

154 Australian scientists demand climate policy that matches the science

154 Australian experts have signed on open letter to Malcolm Turnbull demanding urgent action on climate change.

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We have almost certainly blown the 1.5℃ global warming target

We have almost certainly blown the 1.5℃ global warming target

We probably have only about a decade before we break through the ambitious 1.5℃ global warming target agreed to by the world’s nations in Paris.

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Some facts on climate science for Malcolm Roberts

Some facts on climate science for Malcolm Roberts

One Nation senator-elect and climate denier Malcolm Roberts has raised a number of questions on climate science and empirical evidence. Here are some answers…

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State of the Climate 2015: global warming and El Niño sent records tumbling

State of the Climate 2015: global warming and El Niño sent records tumbling

The world saw many other unwanted records tumble in 2015, providing ever more evidence for the effect humans are having on climate.

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Five indisputable reasons why we need to hit net zero emissions ASAP

Five indisputable reasons why we need to hit net zero emissions ASAP

Recent science and new developments have highlighted the urgency of reducing global warming emissions to “net zero” as soon as possible.

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Scientists want rapid renewables deployment – temps could be rising faster than thought

Scientists want rapid renewables deployment – temps could be rising faster than thought

New research model factoring in energy use per person warns world could have less time than expected to limit dangerous global warming, and must transition rapidly to renewables.

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'Jaw-dropping' CSIRO job cuts to 'gut' climate science unit

‘Jaw-dropping’ CSIRO job cuts to ‘gut’ climate science unit

As many as 350 jobs could be cut at CSIRO, as part of “sweeping cultural changes” that will ‘gut’ the organisation’s climate science department.

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Geoengineering ‘no substitute’ for cutting emissions, new studies show

Geoengineering ‘no substitute’ for cutting emissions, new studies show

Attempts to limit climate change by removing carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere would not prevent the irreversible damage to the oceans.

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University of Queensland offer free course to combat climate denial

University of Queensland offer free course to combat climate denial

University of Queensland is offering a chance to sharpen your armoury in the fight against climate skepticism, with a free online course.

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What happens if we overshoot the 2º target for limiting global warming?

What happens if we overshoot the 2º target for limiting global warming?

There are very real questions about whether or not the world will be able to stay below the two degree limit.