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ACT brings forward zero emissions target to 2045

ACT brings forward zero emissions target to 2045

ACT government brings forward its zero emissions target to 2045, turning its focus to transport and gas, and laying down the gauntlet for other states and the federal government to follow.

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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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Extra climate talks scheduled for Bangkok after stalemate in Bonn

Extra climate talks scheduled for Bangkok after stalemate in Bonn

Difficult progress in Bonn has prompted the UN to schedule a long-anticipated extra session for climate talks in the Thai capital.

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AMP forges new path by appointing climate denier as chairman

AMP forges new path by appointing climate denier as chairman

New chairman’s views on climate change and climate scientists is a bad sign on how AMP will handle climate risk.

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Malcolm Turnbull has become a de-facto climate denier

Malcolm Turnbull has become a de-facto climate denier

Macron’s dressing down of Malcolm Turnbull on his lack of leadership on climate change underlines a disturbing point: Turnbull may not deny the science of climate change, but he does deny the need to act now, and the economic benefits of embracing renewables.

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How the 2016 bleaching altered shape of Great Barrier Reef

How the 2016 bleaching altered shape of Great Barrier Reef

New research now reveals the damage that these coral losses caused to the wider ecosystem functioning of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Please explain: CHOGM to focus on Turnbull's weak emissions policy

Please explain: CHOGM to focus on Turnbull’s weak emissions policy

Malcolm Turnbull’s weak climate policy is not going unnoticed at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting.

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Renewables beware: Labor may not be able to change emissions target

Renewables beware: Labor may not be able to change emissions target

Signs that federal Labor could “accommodate” the proposed National Energy Guarantee, on the basis that weak emissions targets could be improved later, should be treated with caution.

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Craig Kelly slams RenewEconomy: "Shameless propaganda arm of green rent seekers"

Craig Kelly slams RenewEconomy: “Shameless propaganda arm of green rent seekers”

It’s official, Craig Kelly MP doesn’t rate RE. And while we don’t mind that so much, we do mind his serial bending of the truth to beat up renewables, deny climate change, and shore up coal.

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New scenarios show how the world could limit warming to 1.5C in 2100

New scenarios show how the world could limit warming to 1.5C in 2100

A paper in Nature Climate Change presents the results from a new modelling exercise using six different “integrated assessment models” (IAMs) to limit global temperatures in 2100 to below 1.5C.

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States must get Australia back on track, amid Turnbull's climate train wreck

States must get Australia back on track, amid Turnbull’s climate train wreck

With state elections looming, those concerned about climate change should know one thing: How will states lead on climate change in 2018?