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How the world has changed since Paris climate pact

How the world has changed since Paris climate pact

National leaders have yet to sign a new United Nations climate pact, but developments during the three months since the Paris Agreement was finalized have been feverish.

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Energy markets: the planet's unlikely new ally in the emissions effort

Energy markets: the planet’s unlikely new ally in the emissions effort

The Paris climate agreement has sent important market signals, promoting increased investment in renewables and driving down the profitability of fossil fuels.

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BP’s energy outlook barely changed after Paris climate agreement

BP’s energy outlook barely changed after Paris climate agreement

The 2016 BP energy outlook, published this week, shows the oil company’s views on the shape and direction of energy demand over the next 20 years have barely shifted.

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CSIRO boss' failed logic over climate science could waste billions in taxes

CSIRO boss’ failed logic over climate science could waste billions in taxes

Larry Marshall is right that the question of global warming has been answered. But there are many more climate questions to answer.

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2015: The year in solar

2015: The year in solar

With an international agreement in Paris, and record low prices for installed PV, 2015 was a positive year for solar.

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Why the Paris climate deal is a win for energy companies

Why the Paris climate deal is a win for energy companies

Paris deal provides the certainty of a long-term goal with the flexibility of carbon markets – a significant step towards a global level playing field.

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Paris agreement: signaling change for decades to come

Paris agreement: signaling change for decades to come

The Paris agreement creates a mechanism to ratchet up ambition, and there is reason for optimism that the world can progressively do better.

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1.5C is a brave new world

1.5C is a brave new world

The world has spoken. It wants to limit future temperatures rises to 1.5C above historic levels. To achieve this everything must change.

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Let them eat coal: Coal lobby not taking Paris deal very well

Let them eat coal: Coal lobby not taking Paris deal very well

As coal stocks slump, fossil lobbies of the world unite to mock and deny the deal that leaves their industry on shakier ground than ever.

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The Paris climate deal: What it means for Australia and its policies

The Paris climate deal: What it means for Australia and its policies

Clean energy in the power sector, already outstripping fossil fuel investments, is now set to become the dominant source of electricity around the world.

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Paris deal: Great for wind and solar, and a $46 trillion hit to fossil fuels

Paris deal: Great for wind and solar, and a $46 trillion hit to fossil fuels

The Paris climate deal is likely to cost the fossil fuel industry some $44 trillion in lost revenues as investors are forced to rethink new ventures. The renewable energy industry, on the other hand, is likely to get a major boost.