As Malcolm Turnbull heads to Paris climate talks, Labor leader Bill Shorten commits to an emissions reduction target almost twice that set by the Coalition. Meanwhile, neither leader looks likely to come clean on their compromised position on coal.
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Report says 2°C climate target world mean no new coal mines, peak oil by 2020, and muted gas growth – and put $2trn of fossil fuel assets at risk.
New report offers a whole lot of context for the huge climate threat posed by the federal government approved Carmichael coal mine.
Greens adopt policy that global warming should be stabilised within 1.5°C, warn we won’t even achieve 2°C with Abbott’s “pathetic” targets.
Scientists expect 2015 to be first year where global annual average temperature passes 1C above pre-industrial levels, as greenhouse gas levels pass 400ppm.
No sex thanks, it’s global warming: Study finds climate change could cause declining birth rates in developed nations, with serious economic consequences.
CSIRO survey finds more than half of people surveyed over past five years still not convinced that humans causing climate change.
Leaders from US, China, India, Brazil, the EU, Canada and Australia confirmed for talks to remove roadblocks in first day of Paris climate negotiations.
Turnbull is off to Paris for the climate change talks. His intervention, like those of other government leaders, will be crucial if a deal is to be reached. The man ousted in the days before Copenhagen because of the influence of fossil fuel interests, now has the opportunity to return the favour.
NSW Greens challenge Premier Baird to adopt nation-leading climate policy, including a target of zero net emissions by 2040, in a climate bill introduced into state Parliament on Thursday.