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Social cost of carbon: the climate change frontier

Social cost of carbon: the climate change frontier

As the reality of climate change is accepted, the focus shifts from the science to economic and social outcomes – and the conversation gets way harder.

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CCA dissenters slam "$100 turkey claims" as Coalition defends climate goals

CCA dissenters slam “$100 turkey claims” as Coalition defends climate goals

Dissenting CCA members call for “proper” emissions target, coal closure, as Frydenberg reads from Abbott songbook.

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Climate Change Authority's gamble on political pragmatism

Climate Change Authority’s gamble on political pragmatism

Years of controversy over carbon pricing has both major parties scared of any policy seen to raise electricity prices. The CCA seems to have taken this political situation as a starting point.

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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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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.