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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.

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Even in perpetual darkness, Arctic sea ice coverage drops to record lows

Even in perpetual darkness, Arctic sea ice coverage drops to record lows

Sea ice extent in the far north of the Arctic dipped to record low levels in February.

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Marine heatwaves cause unprecedented damage to Australian coral

Marine heatwaves cause unprecedented damage to Australian coral

New research shows that heat created mostly by anthropogenic climate change has caused unprecedented damage to ancient corals on the coast of WA.

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Climate solutions best found in financial risk management

Climate solutions best found in financial risk management

Climate change will crash head-on with our current investment framework, which biases short-term performance and return. It’s time to play the finance industry on its own turf.