Despite the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, global greenhouse gas emissions surged to new highs last year, UN-backed agency says.
Morrison has ceded control of Australia’s climate policies to Joyce’s Nationals, and didn’t even ask them to support an increased 2030 target.
IEA says current climate pledges not nearly enough to get to zero net emissions, more must be done to shake the “stubborn incumbency” of fossil fuels.
New survey shows 8 in 10 Australians support the phase-out of coal power, and vast majority say economic recovery should be powered by renewables, not gas.
The Business Council and the Murdoch media come out in support of the green transition, but they can’t sway the ideological monster they created.
Australia’s richest person, Gina Rinehart, uses message to school students to peddle long-discredited claims that global warming is not real.
While other world leaders arrive in New York to discuss cooperation on Covid and climate, Morrison will be trying to patch up his submarine blunder.
New research suggests emissions from the 2019/2020 Black Summer of bushfires were double previous estimates, and triggered a plankton bloom bigger than Australia.
There is growing speculation that Morrison will adopt a 2050 target for net zero – but the science, and Australia’s allies, say it’s too little too late.
BHP board backs shareholder push to review membership of industry groups opposed to climate action – but will it change anything?