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Meanwhile, California slashes emissions to below 1990 levels

Meanwhile, California slashes emissions to below 1990 levels

California’s greenhouse gas emissions have fallen to 1990 levels, well ahead of the state’s 2020 target date.

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Abbott: Renewables killing coal, just to "make world a bit colder"

Abbott: Renewables killing coal, just to “make world a bit colder”

Former PM says “obsession” with emissions will damage Australia’s economy, for what? Just to save the planet for the grandkids.

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New global leader of EV uptake emerges – in Massachusetts

New global leader of EV uptake emerges – in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Senate unanimously passes energy bill promising to dramatically reshape the vehicles and fuels that power its transportation system.

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Seventh emissons reduction fund auction continues to deliver low cost abatement

Seventh emissons reduction fund auction continues to deliver low cost abatement

The CER has today released results of its successful seventh auction, leaving around $250 million in the ERF to purchase further abatement to help reduce emissions and meet our international targets.

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ICE lobby strikes out against car emissions standards

ICE lobby strikes out against car emissions standards

Car industry kicks back against emissions standards proposed for light vehicles, underscores uphill battle of shift to EVs.

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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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The stunning hypocrisy of US automakers

The stunning hypocrisy of US automakers

After the auto bailout, Ford, GM and Chrysler pledged to support stricter fuel standards. Now, they are working with President Trump to weaken those rules.

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The NEG, and what it means for Australia's carbon credit market

The NEG, and what it means for Australia’s carbon credit market

With the NEG kicked down the road, it is a good time to step back and consider the implications for Australia’s climate policies.

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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.