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What does the Paris 1.5˚C warming limit mean for Australia?

What does the Paris 1.5˚C warming limit mean for Australia?

What does last year’s Paris agreement mean for Australia’s climate policy and decarbonisation?

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Industrial Revolution kick-started global warming much earlier than thought

Industrial Revolution kick-started global warming much earlier than thought

New study redefines our understanding of when human activity began to influence our climate.

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Australia needs to cut emissions by 65% by 2030 to meet Paris target

Australia needs to cut emissions by 65% by 2030 to meet Paris target

New research suggests that limiting global warming to 1.5℃ rather than letting it reach 2℃ could make a significant difference to the severity of extreme weather events in Australia, and could make all the difference for the Great Barrier Reef.

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Alaskan village votes to relocate due to climate change

Alaskan village votes to relocate due to climate change

Shishmaref is one of dozens of indigenous villages in Alaska that face growing threats of flooding and erosion due to global warming.

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Warming is shifting around Earth’s clouds

Warming is shifting around Earth’s clouds

New study suggests warming of the planet over past few decades has shifted key band of clouds poleward, exacerbating Earth’s rising temperature.

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The temperature spiral chart that scares scientists just got even scarier

The temperature spiral chart that scares scientists just got even scarier

The temperature spiral that took the world by storm has an update. If you think the heat is on in our current climate, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

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Coalition's transition plan: Build a new mega coal mine

Coalition’s transition plan: Build a new mega coal mine

Coalition gives priority to new coal mine as part of “economic transition”, explaining why new report ranks Coalition just 11/100 on environment and energy issues.

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Coalition's great big climate hoax turns to outright denial

Coalition’s great big climate hoax turns to outright denial

First, the Coalition sought to deny that its climate policies would ever evolve into something that actually reduces emissions. Now, it is seeking to remove evidence that climate change is having any impact at all.

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Arctic could warm by 17°C if all known fossil fuels are burned

Arctic could warm by 17°C if all known fossil fuels are burned

Burning all known fossil fuels could push global temperature an average of 8C above preindustrial levels, with the Arctic bearing brunt of warming.

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AMP board's stunning admission: They never considered climate change

AMP board’s stunning admission: They never considered climate change

AMP board admitted this week they had been out to lunch on climate change, and had never considered the issue.

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What scientists fear most: Earth’s temperature spiral toward 2°C

What scientists fear most: Earth’s temperature spiral toward 2°C

The steady rise of Earth’s temperature as greenhouse gases accumulate in the atmosphere and trap more and more heat is sending the planet spiraling closer to the point where warming’s catastrophic consequences may be all but assured.