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Image for the news item: We can still keep global warming below 2â â but the hard work is about to start

We can still keep global warming below 2℃ – but the hard work is about to start

Last year we found that the growth in global fossil fuel emissions have stalled over the past three years. But does this...

Image for the news item: Historic and ambitious climate deal signals end of fossil fuel era

Historic and ambitious climate deal signals end of fossil fuel era

PARIS: After 21 years of negotiations, two weeks of intense talks and sleepless nights, and the largest gathering of political...

Image for the news item: What does the Paris climate agreement mean for Australia?

What does the Paris climate agreement mean for Australia?

Climate policy is no longer something that can be papered over, or worked around, or ignored, or used as a political attack...

Image for the news item: Paris UN Climate Conference 2015: The Australian politics climate change

Paris UN Climate Conference 2015: The Australian politics climate change

Malcolm Turnbull describes Bill Shorten's promise to reduce Australia's carbon emissions by 45 per cent by 2030 as a political...

Image for the news item: Wind and solar to play centre stage at Paris climate talks

Wind and solar to play centre stage at Paris climate talks

In Copenhagen in 2009, the climate talks broke up in virtual disarray. It was clear to all that the major economies were...

Image for the news item: Paris 2015: Australian corporate giants sign up for action on climate

Paris 2015: Australian corporate giants sign up for action on climate

More than a dozen of Australia's largest companies including BHP Billiton, Westpac and Origin Energy, have signed up to take...

Image for the news item: Closure on coal will be a costly affair

Closure on coal will be a costly affair

Like mobile phones, you can now pick a coal mine up for $1. Literally $1. The Isaac Plains coal mine in Queensland's Bowen...

Image for the news item: Zero Carbon Canberra to be showcased at National Science Week expo

Zero Carbon Canberra to be showcased at National Science Week expo

Local Canberra organisations, research bodies, businesses and the ACT Government are collaborating at this year’s National...

Image for the news item: The world waits on Australia's emissions targets

The world waits on Australia's emissions targets

With a UN conference in Paris in November aimed at setting emissions targets, Bill Shorten's pledge for renewable energy...

Image for the news item: Business, green groups reach climate consensus ahead of Paris

Business, green groups reach climate consensus ahead of Paris

A new group has been formed to give the two sides of politics some room to manoeuvre to develop enough bipartisanship on...

Image for the news item: ACT emissions reduction target ranked worldâs second best

ACT emissions reduction target ranked world’s second best

A report by three leading international climate change organisations has ranked the ACT’s emissions reduction targets as...

Image for the news item: ACT leads the way on greenhouse gas reduction

ACT leads the way on greenhouse gas reduction

A new report shows the ACT is well on track to reaching its ambitious greenhouse gas target of a 40% reduction in 1990 emissions...