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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.

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No, cutting your car's carbon emissions won't cost you more

No, cutting your car’s carbon emissions won’t cost you more

Research shows that the introduction of emission standards for light vehicles has considerable benefits for motorists and Australia more broadly.

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Australia facing 1 billion tonne emissions shortfall on current policies

Australia facing 1 billion tonne emissions shortfall on current policies

Australia will likely miss its Paris climate commitments by around one billion tonnes of greenhouse emissions by 2030 if it continues with its current policies.

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Tamed CCA gives Coalition breathing space, but no path to Paris targets

Tamed CCA gives Coalition breathing space, but no path to Paris targets

A reconstituted Climate Change Authority has delivered its long-awaited, long-delayed report on Australia’s climate policy options. And it looks remarkably like something that the Coalition could have written itself, and is too little, too late.

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Carry on polluting: Australia's useless safeguards mechanism

Carry on polluting: Australia’s useless safeguards mechanism

Australia’s dirtiest coal fired generators will be given carte blanche to keep on emitting, or even increase their emissions under new baselines.