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"Hazelwood effect" a blip on Australia's worsening emissions profile

“Hazelwood effect” a blip on Australia’s worsening emissions profile

Increased use of fossil fuels is driving global emissions up by 2% this year, upsetting what had been a three-year plateau. Meanwhile, in Australia…

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World greenhouse gas levels made unprecedented leap in 2016

World greenhouse gas levels made unprecedented leap in 2016

Human activity, along with a strong El Nino, drove 2016 greenhouse gas levels to new heights with an unprecedented jump in annual emissions.

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Rising seas spark tobacco-style lawsuits in California

Rising seas spark tobacco-style lawsuits in California

The suits point to indisputable climate science and decades of industry efforts to mar that science. Experts likened the legal complaints to those brought against the tobacco industry in decades past, which succeeded by alleging the use of anti-science tactics to mask the dangers of their products.

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Turnbull Government is wrong to pretend we can burn our way to climate safety

Turnbull Government is wrong to pretend we can burn our way to climate safety

We are in the midst of experiencing the impacts of dangerous global warming, which made it all the more jarring when the Federal Government came out championing the big polluters that are driving global warming.

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CCA report will sanction further delay and slow pace of action

CCA report will sanction further delay and slow pace of action

CCA report on government’s emissions targets ignores the carbon budget, is politically expedient, and brushes aside concern about current measures. Worst, it ignores the science.

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As Paris talks, Australia's energy emissions are going in the wrong direction

As Paris talks, Australia’s energy emissions are going in the wrong direction

Australia’s energy emissions are changing at about the rate required, but going away from the target, not towards it.

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FactCheck: did carbon emissions fall faster before the carbon price?

FactCheck: did carbon emissions fall faster before the carbon price?

Minister Hunt’s claim that emissions cuts slowed dramatically while the carbon price was in place is incorrect.

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Greenhouse gas concentrations hit record high

Greenhouse gas concentrations hit record high

Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere reached record high in 2013, according to latest measurements by the World Meteorological Organisation.

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Running on clean energy: “Question of social and political will”

Running on clean energy: “Question of social and political will”

US has technology and logistical ability to convert to all-renewable energy sources by 2050—if it can manage to exercise necessary social and political will.