Updated: More climate sleight-of-hand from federal Coalition, with $500m of existing aid money for the Pacific to be diverted into renewables, disaster resilience.
Greens call out federal Coalition’s “dodgy accounting” efforts to minimise emissions targets, as government says heatwaves and droughts will reduce abatement because it is killing crops.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirms Australia will not be pulling out of Paris climate agreement: Why? There is no need, because it will have precisely zero impact on anything.
ANU study says current pace of solar and wind deployment in Australia could deliver equivalent of 100% renewables by early 2030s, and achieve emissions reduction task “for whole economy” by 2025.
Paris to limit the number of cars powered by internal combustion engines on its streets and eventually move beyond polluting cars.
Morgan Stanley says renewables will be cheapest new generation almost everywhere by 2020, helping many countries exceed their Paris goals – even Trump’s America.
Coalition appears to be rapidly backtracking on Paris climate treaty as ABC’s Four Corners falls into the same trap of relying too heavily on lobbyists. They interviewed the wrong people.
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