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Tag: "emissions"

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NEG modelling assumes electricity to deliver just 5% of emission cuts

NEG modelling assumes electricity to deliver just 5% of emission cuts

Given the electricity sector accounts for around one-third of national emissions, it must be asked why the government is only seeking to achieve 5% of the required abatement from the NEM.

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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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Chris Uhlmann’s windy “truthiness” adds to policy fog

Chris Uhlmann’s windy “truthiness” adds to policy fog

Chris Uhlmann’s tweet is just the latest in a long series of biased reporting on South Australia’s energy transition.

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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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NEG high level design document at a glance

NEG high level design document at a glance

Highlights from the high level NEG document distributed to COAG energy ministers ahead of next Friday’s meeting.

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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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Rooftop solar most reliable source of new generation on NEM, says report

Rooftop solar most reliable source of new generation on NEM, says report

Rooftop solar has been installed by over 1.6 million households and is the most reliable source of steadily growing generation in the NEM.

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Warming past 1.5°C: Quantifying our Faustian bargain with fossil fuels

Warming past 1.5°C: Quantifying our Faustian bargain with fossil fuels

The climate system will heat well past 1.5 °C and perhaps up to 2°C without any further fossil fuel emissions, new research finds.

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Germany lifts 2030 renewable energy target to 65%

Germany lifts 2030 renewable energy target to 65%

On Friday, a 28-page text covering the main policy fields cursorily was published after a previous draft had been leaked. For energy policy, the changes are encouraging, but a lot of question marks remain.

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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.