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How the 2016 bleaching altered shape of Great Barrier Reef

How the 2016 bleaching altered shape of Great Barrier Reef

New research now reveals the damage that these coral losses caused to the wider ecosystem functioning of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Climate science deniers and conservative media have a new hero

Climate science deniers and conservative media have a new hero

Climate science deniers and conservative media have found a new “free speech” hero — an academic who is suing his own university and thinks the multiple human threats to the Great Barrier Reef are overblown.

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New scenarios show how the world could limit warming to 1.5C in 2100

New scenarios show how the world could limit warming to 1.5C in 2100

A paper in Nature Climate Change presents the results from a new modelling exercise using six different “integrated assessment models” (IAMs) to limit global temperatures in 2100 to below 1.5C.

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Coal comfort as Origin vows to halve emissions by 2032

Coal comfort as Origin vows to halve emissions by 2032

Origin Energy locks in “science-based” target of 50% emissions reduction by 2032. Critics note this is also when its last, ageing coal plant is due to shut.

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It's 30 years since scientists first warned of climate threat to Australia

It’s 30 years since scientists first warned of climate threat to Australia

In November 30, 1987 Australian scientists officially sounded the climate alarm. No one can say we haven’t been warned.

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Australia under new pressure to get serious about climate in 2018

Australia under new pressure to get serious about climate in 2018

COP23’s “Talanoa dialogue” will put pressure on major economies – like Australia – to upgrade their commitments to limit global warming to “well below” 2°C.

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Graphs of the Day: Australia the global climate laggard

Graphs of the Day: Australia the global climate laggard

If the Turnbull government was setting the standard for global climate action… we’d be going to hell in a handcart, says new report.

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Game 1 of US baseball world series breaks heat record

Game 1 of US baseball world series breaks heat record

First game of baseball world series played in 103°F heat. The average for this time of year is 75°F.

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Factcheck for Andrew Bolt: Climate models have not ‘exaggerated’ global warming

Factcheck for Andrew Bolt: Climate models have not ‘exaggerated’ global warming

How Andrew Bolt and other right wing commentators picked up a new climate study published in the Nature Geosciences journal and got it hopelessly wrong.

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Keeping global warming to 1.5°C: really hard, but not impossible

Keeping global warming to 1.5°C: really hard, but not impossible

The window for staving off the worst of climate change is wider than we thought, but still pretty narrow.

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What lies beneath: The dangers of understating climate risks

What lies beneath: The dangers of understating climate risks

In the magical thinking of Australian policymakers, a pathway of gradual change, constructed over many decades in a growing, prosperous, coal-fired world stretches before us. But that’s not the world that currently exists.