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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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It's all about money as global investors drive low-carbon transition

It’s all about money as global investors drive low-carbon transition

The last decade saw climate space occupied by activists, scientists, denialists and fossil fuel companies, but investors looking to de-risk portfolios will set stage for a very different 2018 and beyond.

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The climate effect of the Trump administration

The climate effect of the Trump administration

Over its first year, the Trump administration has taken extreme steps to unravel progress on U.S. climate action domestically.

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Driving climate action through electric vehicle MOU

Driving climate action through electric vehicle MOU

CT Climate Change and Sustainability Minister Shane Rattenbury will today sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Mayors and Ministers from several other jurisdictions to support the greater use of electric vehicles (EVs).

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Seven million Australians now represented by climate action councils

Seven million Australians now represented by climate action councils

Sydney, Brisbane and Darwin councils join 55 Australian local governments who have signed up to the Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership, a network of councils driving uptake of clean energy around the country.

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Frydenberg condemns Lord Howe Island to fossil fuel future. It's just not acceptable

Frydenberg condemns Lord Howe Island to fossil fuel future. It’s just not acceptable

Lord Howe Island wanted renewables to lessen its reliance on imported fossil fuel, but the idea has been killed by environment and energy minister Josh Frydenberg. This is why he has made the wrong decision.

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SGS Awards JinkoSolar with the First C2C Certificate in China

SGS Awards JinkoSolar with the First C2C Certificate in China

The issuance of the C2C certification demonstrates JinkoSolar’s commitment to high environmental, health, and safety standards in its products and manufacturing processes as well as the promotion of environmental and sustainable best practices within the solar industry.

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How the International Energy Agency is steering world to climate disaster

How the International Energy Agency is steering world to climate disaster

International Energy Agency likes to present itself as a climate champion, but it is in fact steering the energy system towards catastrophic levels of warming,

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‘Modern air is a little too clean’: the rise of air pollution denial

‘Modern air is a little too clean’: the rise of air pollution denial

Despite report after report linking air pollution to deterioration of the lungs, heart and brain, Professor Robert Phalen believes the air is “too clean” for children.

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Insurance industry must act on the coal sector

Insurance industry must act on the coal sector

European insurers are limiting their exposure to the coal sector, while American and Australian insurers continue to support business as usual.

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Trump team holds pro-coal event at Bonn climate conference

Trump team holds pro-coal event at Bonn climate conference

Trump’s promotion of coal fired generation at Paris climate agreement compared to “promoting tobacco at a cancer summit.”