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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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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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Paris, COP21: Australia still branded climate “dunce”

Paris, COP21: Australia still branded climate “dunce”

Australia still viewed as “climate dunce”; Coalition dismisses higher action as “heroic”; Why Turnbull could do a Kevin Rudd; Australia has some explaining to do on policies; no place to hide for delegations; Pope sends his shoes to protest; and pink kangaroos in Paris.

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Seizing the Paris moment

Seizing the Paris moment

COP 21 has the chance to be a turning point for how the world addresses not only climate change, but also how it provides a stable, healthy and prosperous future for people around the world.

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A closer look at China's new climate plan

A closer look at China’s new climate plan

China’s climate commitment will require it to deploy 800 to 1,000 gigawatts in non-fossil capacity, close to the United States’ total current electricity capacity.

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Switzerland becomes first country to submit Paris climate pledge

Switzerland becomes first country to submit Paris climate pledge

Switzerland announced its post-2020 climate action plan yesterday – first country to submit its contribution to the international climate agreement.

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A blueprint for an effective international climate agreement

A blueprint for an effective international climate agreement

It’s clear that the new agreement must be different from the litany of past compacts, protocols, accords and decisions—but how?

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What would success look like at COP 20 in Lima?

What would success look like at COP 20 in Lima?

Here are five things that need to happen at the Lima negotiations for them to be considered a success.

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How John Howard could help turn Tony Abbott around on climate

How John Howard could help turn Tony Abbott around on climate

Next time Abbott seeks advice from John Howard, he might just ask him about how best to respond to the clear geopolitical momentum on climate change.

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U.S. pledge to green climate fund could build climate action momentum

U.S. pledge to green climate fund could build climate action momentum

Tony Abbott called it a Bob Brown slush fund, but Barack Obama has promised to inject serious capital into Green Climate Fund.

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New study says Paris climate talks won’t keep the world under 2°C

New study says Paris climate talks won’t keep the world under 2°C

Hopes the world will do something meaningful to cut carbon emissions hang on the Paris climate talks, but agreement there may not be enough.