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Tag: "emissions"

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Coalition sets climate parameters, as two more quit key advisory body

Coalition sets climate parameters, as two more quit key advisory body

Coalition publishes climate policy discussion paper amid CCA resignations, claims of right-wing, anti-science bias.

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Emissions intensity scheme - another act in tragic comedy of errors

Emissions intensity scheme – another act in tragic comedy of errors

The EIS proposed by Labor and others is a wasteful rob-Peter-to-pay-Paul scheme designed to favour gas, and which will lift energy prices more than they need be.

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Why Coalition's "clean" coal plans are just a smoke dream

Why Coalition’s “clean” coal plans are just a smoke dream

Coalition’s “clean coal” plant would be costlier and dirtier than alternatives, and on top of that would require billions of dollars of government indemnities and guarantees.

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Victoria steps up climate ambition. Turnbull takes two steps back

Victoria steps up climate ambition. Turnbull takes two steps back

In the face of an increasingly divided Turnbull government, Victoria’s Labor government has upped the ante on climate action, pledging to cut state emissions by up to 20 per cent within three years on the road to zero net emissions by 2050.

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3 reasons why fossil fuel companies should disclose their reserves

3 reasons why fossil fuel companies should disclose their reserves

Not a single fossil fuel company in the world discloses potential emissions from their reserves – and that is a big problem.

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Global emissions fall for first time on shift away from coal in China, US

Global emissions fall for first time on shift away from coal in China, US

The growth in global production of greenhouse gases has decelerated over the past few years, with 2015 seeing the first actual reduction, of 0.1% compared to 2014 levels.

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Why power prices are higher without a carbon price

Why power prices are higher without a carbon price

The market is now pricing wholesale electricity contracts for next year at levels higher than what prevailed when the carbon price was in place.

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Gaping holes appear in Turnbull's Direct Action climate policy

Gaping holes appear in Turnbull’s Direct Action climate policy

We keep seeing more evidence that Direct Action is not working, and that our greenhouse pollution is going up.

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Declining coal means flat global emissions for third year running

Declining coal means flat global emissions for third year running

For the third year in a row, global carbon emissions have remained flat, thanks in large part to declining emissions in China.

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Australia's new carbon bomb: uncounted coal seam gas emissions

Australia’s new carbon bomb: uncounted coal seam gas emissions

Report warns Australia’s vastly underestimated CSG emissions – potentially equal to entire transport sector – would make Paris targets impossible to meet.

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Current emissions could already warm world to dangerous levels

Current emissions could already warm world to dangerous levels

Current greenhouse gas concentrations could warm the world 3-7℃ (and on average 5℃) over coming millennia.