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Bonn voyage: climate diplomats head into another round of talks

Bonn voyage: climate diplomats head into another round of talks

At the Bonn climate talks that start today, Australia will cop some flak for its lack of reductions ambition, and action.

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Signing Paris Climate Agreement is easy – what comes next for Australia will be hard

Signing Paris Climate Agreement is easy – what comes next for Australia will be hard

The Paris climate agreement will be open for signing at the UN’s New York headquarters for the next year, starting tomorrow, but signing is just the first step.

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Paris climate talks could be a light in the darkness of terror

Paris climate talks could be a light in the darkness of terror

France has been quick to confirm that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change conference starting in Paris next Monday will still go ahead.

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Paris climate talks: Now it's up to Turnbull to save the planet

Paris climate talks: Now it’s up to Turnbull to save the planet

Turnbull is off to Paris for the climate change talks. His intervention, like those of other government leaders, will be crucial if a deal is to be reached. The man ousted in the days before Copenhagen because of the influence of fossil fuel interests, now has the opportunity to return the favour.

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UN draft Paris climate pact released – Australian policy under pressure

UN draft Paris climate pact released – Australian policy under pressure

Pared back draft of COP21 climate pact calls for nations to aim high on policy commitments, boost them every five years.

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Will Bonn meeting this week speed UN climate action?

Will Bonn meeting this week speed UN climate action?

The official climate talks of the UN’s Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform (ADP) restarted in Bonn, Germany, today.

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UN Investor summit: in search of the clean trillion

UN Investor summit: in search of the clean trillion

Its green bonds galore at UN Investor Summit on Climate Risk in NY as Clean Trillion report is launched.

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Action on climate not sufficient, but COP 19 still rocked

Action on climate not sufficient, but COP 19 still rocked

Global ambition to fight climate change is insufficient and much remains to be done. However, the Warsaw climate conference broke new ground.

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Australia accused of climate change denial at Warsaw talks

Australia accused of climate change denial at Warsaw talks

Australia accused of climate change denial by Tuvalu – the first such accusation at these talks for many years. Australia denied the denial.

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Solar must supply 25% of global energy by 2030, scientists say

Solar must supply 25% of global energy by 2030, scientists say

Two leading UK scientists say to solve climate issues we need 25 per cent solar energy by 2025.