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Australia emissions rise for 3rd year in row, despite fall in electricity

Australia emissions rise for 3rd year in row, despite fall in electricity

Australia emissions rise for 3rd year, with electricity the only sector to show a fall, thanks to a policy mechanism the government tried to kill.

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Australia's "hidden" carbon price - it's trading at nearly $18

Australia’s “hidden” carbon price – it’s trading at nearly $18

It’s time to take a closer look at current and forecast price for carbon offsets in the Australian market. The outcome may surprise.

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Graph of the Day: And the states with the lowest emissions are ...

Graph of the Day: And the states with the lowest emissions are …

South Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory contribute a combined total of just 6.3% to the nation’s total scope 1 emissions. Can you guess the common denominator?

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The climate solution no-one in Davos will be talking about

The climate solution no-one in Davos will be talking about

At Davos, the world’s economic elite will make much of climate crisis and their desire to green global capitalism; but will ignore one of the most powerful tools.

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Federal Climate Policy Review: a recipe for business as usual

Federal Climate Policy Review: a recipe for business as usual

There are four key steps to ensure that climate policy remains a recipe for business as usual, and the Australian government has followed them to the letter.

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Is that a carbon tree? Or just another policy thought bubble?

Is that a carbon tree? Or just another policy thought bubble?

Is it a tree, or a coal washing machine? What magic carbon abatement technology was depicted in the federal government’s 52-page climate policy review?

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Turnbull’s big climate fail, and no positive change in policy

Turnbull’s big climate fail, and no positive change in policy

Turnbull government review declares its climate policy a success. New data, however, tells a different story.

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Digging for carbon cuts: How the mining industry can win with renewables

Digging for carbon cuts: How the mining industry can win with renewables

An unprecedented drop in renewable energy prices, the high energy intensity of mining, and the volatility of fossil fuel pricing have combined to create a groundbreaking opportunity for decarbonizing the mining industry.

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Cheap wind and solar mean US will meet beat Paris targets despite Trump

Cheap wind and solar mean US will meet beat Paris targets despite Trump

Morgan Stanley says renewables will be cheapest new generation almost everywhere by 2020, helping many countries exceed their Paris goals – even Trump’s America.

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Coal CEO admits that ‘clean coal’ is a myth

Coal CEO admits that ‘clean coal’ is a myth

Coal baron says carbon capture and storage ‘does not work’ and ‘is just cover for the politicians.’

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Changes to Green Star set the scene for carbon zero buildings

Changes to Green Star set the scene for carbon zero buildings

After a lengthy industry consultation period, the GBCA has released new versions of the Green Star Interiors rating tools which promise to drive the uptake of low-carbon buildings, incentivise new industries and challenge the market leaders to innovate.