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"Hazelwood effect" a blip on Australia's worsening emissions profile

“Hazelwood effect” a blip on Australia’s worsening emissions profile

Increased use of fossil fuels is driving global emissions up by 2% this year, upsetting what had been a three-year plateau. Meanwhile, in Australia…

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We'll keep lights on, states can worry about emissions: ESB

We’ll keep lights on, states can worry about emissions: ESB

ESB chair Kerry Schott says it will be up to the states to act if they want higher emissions targets.

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Understanding the “Emissions Gap” in 5 Charts

Understanding the “Emissions Gap” in 5 Charts

Five charts that help explain the 2017 emissions gap report from UNEP.

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China gears up to ban new fossil fuel powered cars

China gears up to ban new fossil fuel powered cars

Electric cars set to get biggest boost ever, as China flags plans to stop making and selling traditional fuel cars “in the near future.”

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Fossil fuel marketing terms swamp the ABC and mainstream media

Fossil fuel marketing terms swamp the ABC and mainstream media

The term “low emissions coal” has been used 100s of times in Australia’s mainstream media – which is a lot for something that doesn’t exist.

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Notion-building pollies declare open season for energy theories

Notion-building pollies declare open season for energy theories

While Malcolm has been pumping Snowy 2.zero, Craig has been promising death by renewables, Josh reckons we are on track to meet Paris commitments and Barnaby is backing coal.

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Queensland commits to zero net emissions by 2050

Queensland commits to zero net emissions by 2050

Queensland becomes latest states to commit to target of zero net emissions by 2050, putting further pressure on federal government’s unambitious climate goals.

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How much do ultra-supercritical coal plants really reduce air pollution?

How much do ultra-supercritical coal plants really reduce air pollution?

It’s not the difference in coal technology that matters most in reducing emissions, but regulation.

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The 3-minute story of 800,000 years of climate change, with a sting in the tail

The 3-minute story of 800,000 years of climate change, with a sting in the tail

A short video to put recent climate change and carbon dioxide emissions into the context of the past 800,000 years.

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Does best CCS power station in world provide model for Australia?

Does best CCS power station in world provide model for Australia?

Josh Frydenberg over-egged the success of a CCS plant he visited in US, and now he’s done the same in Australia with new CEFC mandate.

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Australian stock market resembles carbon bomb waiting to explode

Australian stock market resembles carbon bomb waiting to explode

S&P/ASX All Australian 50 found to have world’s highest level of embedded fossil fuel emissions and greatest percentage of coal-derived revenues.