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Understanding the “Emissions Gap” in 5 Charts

Understanding the “Emissions Gap” in 5 Charts

Five charts that help explain the 2017 emissions gap report from UNEP.

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Keeping global warming to 1.5°C: really hard, but not impossible

Keeping global warming to 1.5°C: really hard, but not impossible

The window for staving off the worst of climate change is wider than we thought, but still pretty narrow.

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EnergyAustralia sees better, much cheaper options than Liddell

EnergyAustralia sees better, much cheaper options than Liddell

EnergyAustralia’s Mark Collette tells ABC TV replacing Liddell by 2022 not a problem, but a race to the future and a huge industry opportunity.

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Europe offshore wind build-out must triple to bring Paris goals within reach

Europe offshore wind build-out must triple to bring Paris goals within reach

To support the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting temperature increase to 1.5°C, Europe will need a CO2-neutral electricity supply by 2045.

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Trump files notice to withdraw from Paris deal, plans instead to promote fossil fuels

Trump files notice to withdraw from Paris deal, plans instead to promote fossil fuels

The notice has no legal weight and does not begin the process of departure from the landmark climate agreement.

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In the absence of national leadership, cities are driving climate policy

In the absence of national leadership, cities are driving climate policy

Imagine a future in which every one of Australia’s 537 local government areas, achieve net zero greenhouse emissions. It might sound like a pipe dream, but it could be closer than you think.

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Australia needs to cut electricity sector emissions by 60% by 2030

Australia needs to cut electricity sector emissions by 60% by 2030

Renewables must play key role in ramping up the abatement from the electricity sector in Australia.

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New Asian lender should unlock clean billions, and not for coal

New Asian lender should unlock clean billions, and not for coal

Scarce public finance should invest in generation assets of the future, not relics of the past at risk of being stranded.

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US quitting Paris climate agreement will only make things worse

US quitting Paris climate agreement will only make things worse

Will he stay or will he go? Protesters at last week’s G7 meeting don’t know either.

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Australia could follow California and reach climate goals without EIS

Australia could follow California and reach climate goals without EIS

Australia can achieve its 2030 climate target by relying on energy productivity gains and tighter controls on high emitting industries – and without legislating an EIS.

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Trump’s advisors divided over commitment to Paris climate accord

Trump’s advisors divided over commitment to Paris climate accord

White House says decision on remaining in Paris climate accord will be made by end of May, when world leaders gather for G7 Summit in Italy.