Australia labelled one of G20’s worst for climate action in latest Climate Transparency Report, lagging behind its international peers on green transition.
Dozens of the world’s leading climate research institutions issue joint call for G20 leaders to apply lessons of Covid-19 to lead decarbonisation.
New analysis of Australia’s Covid-19 economic response finds governments have funnelled four-times more financial support into fossil fuel sector than to clean energy.
G20 nations continue to double-down on coal, spending at least $US63.9 billion on the fossil fuel annually, according to a new report published this month.
G20 fudges on fossil fuel subsidies, now labelled world’s “dumbest policy”. But Paris climate deal likely to come into force this year, four years earlier than thought, and China has announced a major “green finance” boost, just as Australia looks to strip its own green funds.
As Turnbull heads to Turkey’s G20 Summit, a new report reveals Australia still subsidising fossil fuel production to tune of $A5.6 billion a year.
Next time Abbott seeks advice from John Howard, he might just ask him about how best to respond to the clear geopolitical momentum on climate change.
G20 underlines how complete climate change denial is within the Abbott government. If not for the science, then at least for the political and economic implications. This is quite possibly the most incompetent government in Australia’s history.
Queensland farmer uses ploughs giant solar message for G20 into landscape, as Ricky Muir pledges continued support for 41,000GWh renewable target.