To halt global warming, nations must accelerate renewables deployment and build on gains. More challenging, the investment required to develop new technologies to get to net-zero emissions by 2050.
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The hottest year in 137 years, a mark of how much the world has warmed over the last century because of human activities, says U.S. government scientists.
Emboldened by Donald Trump’s US election win, and perhaps sensing a diplomatic opportunity, Murdoch media’s Terry McCrann is back on the war path against climate and renewables.
If we miss bending the rising emissions curve downward by around 2020, we miss the chance to avoid the worst damage.
Trump’s position on clean energy and climate change is little different to that of Tony Abbott’s, whose policies have been unchanged by Malcolm Turnbull. But Trump’s success has unleashed a new push from the lunar right that will make any progress incredibly hard to achieve.
Qld Court of Appeal sides against climate and with Rinehart, state govt, who argue coal from other mines would substitute environmental damage of Alpha if it didn’t go ahead.
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.