Ambitious new commitments of state governments go some way to filling the void left by the lack of a national climate policy.
The recent trend has been to relax guidelines on the safeguard mechanism, but that may soon change with a net zero emissions target.
Researchers warn bitcoin mining could undermine efforts to reach global climate targets, with electricity consumption expected to surpass that of Australia.
Equivalent of Covid-19 triggered emissions reductions needed every two years to meet Paris Agreement goals, researchers say.
Coal generators and oil and gas producers dominate latest list of Australia’s largest emitters.
Murdoch press and coalition backbenchers embrace lazy work from Liberal party aligned think tank, designed to scare regional communities over zero carbon targets.
Australia’s carbon prices fell throughout 2020, but 2021 could be a turning point for international climate policy, Reputex analysis suggests.
Australia’s next big decarbonisation challenge is transport, and it’s going to hit hard in 2021.
Renewables hit record highs, while coal slumps to record lows and a rebound in transport emissions underlines need for EV strategy, a new report shows.
New analysis finds Victoria could meet its legislated target of net-zero emissions by 2050 nearly five years ahead of schedule.