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Institutional investors managing US$37tn urge governments to step up climate ambition

Institutional investors managing more than US$37 trillion in assets have urged governments to step up efforts to tackle the global climate crisis and achieve...

‘Carry-over credits’ debate at COP25 has serious implications for Australia

The Energy and Emissions Reductions Minister in Australia’s conservative Liberal-National government, Angus Taylor, will be paying close attention to debate around the concept of...

Report: Tighter climate policies could erase $2.3 trillion in companies’ value

An investor group has warned in a report rules aimed at tighter government climate regulations by 2025 could wipe up to US$2.3 trillion off...

Survey finds most Australians back net-zero carbon emission target

A new survey has found almost two-thirds of Australians support a national target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 or earlier. The Australia Institute said...

Renewable energy primary driver of power prices falls in next three...

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has forecast the price of residential electricity is estimated to start falling next year and continue to fall...

Only by using Kyoto loophole can Australia claim it will meet...

Australia’s conservative Liberal-National federal government has released new data that suggests it is on track to meet the emissions reduction target it set at...

WMO report says earth’s temperature likely marks hottest decade on record

The past decade is almost certain to be the hottest on record, weather experts have warned, painting a bleak picture of vanishing sea ice,...

Australian Climate Roundtable says zero emissions needed for Paris Agreement

Australia should adopt climate change policies that can put it on a stable path to net zero national greenhouse gas emissions if it is...

Study shows global carbon emissions slow but still reach new record

The world continued to increase the amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide it pumped into the atmosphere during 2019, but not as fast as in...

AEMO warns extreme heat risks power blackouts but solar reduces risk

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has warned extreme weather forecast for summer will reduce the reliability of power supply across Australia in the...

UN chief warns climate summit ‘don’t fiddle while the planet burns’

United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres has said the world must choose hope over surrender in the fight against climate change, warning a climate summit...

Coal creeps back in China as slowing economy overshadows climate ambitions

China is building more coal-fired power plants and approving dozens of new mines, despite assurances from the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitter that it...

Guterres warns ‘war against nature must stop’ as climate talks begin

The world must stop a “war against nature” and find more political will to combat climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said...

Poll shows environment is Australians prime worry for the first time

For the first-time the environment has surpassed healthcare, cost of living and the economy to be the number one concern for Australians. The Ipsos Issues...

European parliament declares climate emergency, ‘our house is on fire’

The European Parliament has voted to declare a "climate and environment emergency" in a symbolic gesture just ahead of the latest United Nations global...

Australia needs to show UNESCO it’s ‘walking the walk’ on Great...

Conservationists say an official Australian government report to the United Nations’ World Heritage committee to be released next week must show Australia has fresh...

Australia prepares for tough summer of fire, drought, heatwaves

Australia’s weather bureau has forecast the country’s fire and drought-ravaged east will suffer continued hot and dry conditions this summer, increasing the chances of...

Scientists warn world approaching alarming climate tipping points

A group of the world’s leading climate scientists have warned the globe is reaching a range of tipping points that could lead to rapid...