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Maurice Newman refuses briefing with top scientists

Maurice Newman refuses briefing with top scientists

Maurice Newman, Abbott’s top business advisor, refuses to meet climate scientists to defend his “flat earth” nonsense, and attacks on weather bureau.

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Don't trust Bureau of Meteorology, says Abbott's business advisor

Don’t trust Bureau of Meteorology, says Abbott’s business advisor

Tony Abbott’s main business advisor wants an investigation into Bureau of Meteorology, accusing it of being caught up in global warming politics.

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99.999% certainty humans are driving global warming: new study

99.999% certainty humans are driving global warming: new study

Less than 1 chance in 100,000 that global average temperature over the past 60 years would have been as high without human-caused greenhouse gas emissions.

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Graph of the Day: Emissions take toll on Arctic ice

Graph of the Day: Emissions take toll on Arctic ice

The differences in the Arctic ice cap from 1979 to 2014 are stark – and getting starker.

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Climate change up close

Climate change up close

The emerging field of “downscaling” is helping people deal with climate change at the neighborhood scale.

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Major greenhouse threat from new CFCs found in air

Major greenhouse threat from new CFCs found in air

Thirty years of air samples show three new CFC gases potentially 10,000 times more potent than C02 that could add to global warming.

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Palmer United Party needs to go back to school on carbon facts

Palmer United Party needs to go back to school on carbon facts

PUP needs to go back to school as their perception on the scientific consensus of human-caused global warming fails to pass.

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The new 400ppm world: CO2 measurements at Mauna Loa continue to climb

The new 400ppm world: CO2 measurements at Mauna Loa continue to climb

Record amounts of CO2 are reaching the atmosphere. C02 levels are up 25% at Mauna Loa since measurements were first taken in the 1950’s.

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The curious case of Caroline, a CO2 borehole

The curious case of Caroline, a CO2 borehole

Caroline flows pretty close to pure CO2 to service our need to fizz our drinks, among other things. And provides important lessons about CO2 storage.

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Australia should treble 2020 emissions target, aim for 60% cut by 2030

Australia should treble 2020 emissions target, aim for 60% cut by 2030

Climate Change Authority report recommends ‘significant tightening’ of Australia’s existing emissions reduction target, to a 19% cut by 2020, and 60% by 2030. It also proposes a strict ‘carbon budget’, and a fund to buy cheap international credits.

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What happens in Germany will affect us all

What happens in Germany will affect us all

The utility and coal industry is determinaed to strangle growth of wind energy in Germany. If successful, they will also delay the Energiewende.