Perhaps the most appropriate backers of Greenpeace’s anti-coal campaign should be our superannuation funds and the government itself. The risks from a global carbon budget and technological change are growing rapidly. Even the head of Tata Power says “why invest in coal.” But our miners don’t want to know.
Geoengineering gone crazy; natural gas a false hope; a painful primer at the pump; and Seuss on the loose, too.
The world’s oceans may be acidifying faster today from human CO2 emissions than during four major extinctions in the last 300 million years.
A new scientific report has tied polar ice melt to the extreme winters that have hit the US and Europe over the past two years.
Heartland leaker faces music; how to dodge global warming debates; Oscar contender with climate twist; Russian heatwave; and killer Andean cold snap.
AGL buys Loy Yang A brown coal generator, swapping its moniker for being the cleanest utility to the cheapest. After spending more than five years arguing that investing in green energy was the best way to prepare for a carbon price, AGL proposes to buy the nation’s biggest emitter.
Scientist Peter Gleik’s role in leaking documents from the climate sceptical Heartland Institute has elicited strong reactions from both sides of the fence.
Ice mass lost from Greenland, Antarctica and the Earth’s glaciers and ice caps enough to cover the US with a 1.5 feet deep layer.
A plan to reduce short-lived pollutants could put the world on a path to faster temperature reductions. But it’s only a short-term fix.
How much ice is disappearing and what lies beneath?; global warming in a video nutshell; hurricanes vs wind power; an upside to climate change?