A new report released today from the Stockholm Environment Institute has more stark evidence we need to be shifting away from fossil fuels at a rapid clip.
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Queensland University of Technology (QUT) will divest its $300 million endowment fund from fossil fuel companies.
Many are proposing the obvious , but wrong, solution to Australia’s crisis : develop more gas production resources. But this path fails for several reasons.
Burning all known fossil fuels could push global temperature an average of 8C above preindustrial levels, with the Arctic bearing brunt of warming.
It is hard to imagine a day when fossil fuels will be used sparingly. But with carbon now officially a liability, and renewables moving mainstream, chances are humanity can kick the habit much faster than previously thought possible.
With Labor promising half of Australia’s electricity will come from renewables in 2030, and the Coalition quick to reject carbon pricing again, it seems electricity prices are set to be a key point of contention in an Australian federal election yet again.
Having indulged in a carbon-rich period for the past two centuries, can humans make an orderly transition to a sustainable fossil-free future without sacrificing the high standards?
Study says transition from fossil fuels to renewables could take a fraction of the time of past major changes – if we do it right.
Australia’s largest superannuation fund – AustralianSuper will dump between $190m and $235m worth of fossil fuel stocks with new divestment options for customers.