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What will shake Malcolm Turnbull from his climate coma?

What will shake Malcolm Turnbull from his climate coma?

Global energy emissions flat for second year in a row, as Australia’s energy emissions soar. Still, Malcolm Turnbull declares himself satisfied with the Coalition’s climate change policies.

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IEA coal outlook blithely ignores the big picture

IEA coal outlook blithely ignores the big picture

Despite a 10% cut to coal consumption forecasts, the latest International Energy Agency medium-term coal market outlook distorts the underlying data being presented.

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Phase-out fossil fuel subsidies, says IEA chief

Phase-out fossil fuel subsidies, says IEA chief

IEA chief Fatih Birol says current low oil and coal prices provides “fertile ground” for the phase-out of $500bn a year fossil fuel subsidies.

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The IEA's climate-friendly scenario spells doom for coal

The IEA’s climate-friendly scenario spells doom for coal

Global coal industry is set for rapid fall by 2040, according to IEA’s most climate-friendly scenario in the World Energy Outlook 2015.

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Bjorn Lomborg, it’s time to check your numbers on wind and solar

Bjorn Lomborg, it’s time to check your numbers on wind and solar

International Energy Agency says it is critical to act on climate change, yet produces a 700-page annual document that looks at business as usual. But it still includes enough data to make a nonsense of Bjorn Lomborg’s claims on wind and solar.

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Australian rooftop solar PV cheapest in world, says IEA report

Australian rooftop solar PV cheapest in world, says IEA report

IEA says residential and commercial solar PV is cheaper in Australia than other reporting countries. And solar now accounts for 2.5% of total demand.

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Skullduggery afoot at IEA: How does a coal industry-sponsored study get such cachet?

Skullduggery afoot at IEA: How does a coal industry-sponsored study get such cachet?

A coal industry-sponsored study being circulated quietly this week is riddled with false suppositions and outdated and misleading numbers.

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Australia a big black-spot for global growth of renewable energy

Australia a big black-spot for global growth of renewable energy

IEA says outlook for renewables excellent, with falling costs to help Paris climate talks. But Australia is one country where it has had to wind back its forecasts.

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IEA study highlights remarkable shift in competitiveness of solar PV

IEA study highlights remarkable shift in competitiveness of solar PV

IEA and solar PV: The powerful and agenda-setting institution has finally discovered that solar energy is a cheap and competitive technology.

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Paris climate pledges extend carbon budget by …. 8 months

Paris climate pledges extend carbon budget by …. 8 months

Key IEA report says climate pledges have so far fallen short, extending carbon budget by just 8 months. It has key message for Australia: coal consumption must peak before 2020, Australia’s inefficient coal fleet must be phased out, and wind and solar will underpin new investment to meet climate targets.

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7 cleantech ideas & developments that are bringing us a low-carbon economy

7 cleantech ideas & developments that are bringing us a low-carbon economy

7 of the “ideas and developments” that have already helped these cleantech solutions break through big barriers, and/or will help them get to the next stage.