Tuesday 21 April 2015

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Rich nations’ fossil fuel funding dwarfs green spend

According to data from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) rich nations provided around five times as much in export subsidies for fossil-fuel technology as for renewable energy over a decade. OECD data seen by Reuters Newsagency shows …

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US to submit global warming plan; most others delay

The United States will submit plans for slowing global warming to the United Nations early this week but most governments will miss an informal March 31 deadline, complicating


Special Direct Action treatment for power industry

It has now been revealed that the conservative Liberal-National federal government has proposed a major concession to the heavy-polluting electricity industry in its Direct Action climate change policy. Under


Study: accelerated decline of Antarctic ice shelves

Scientists have revealed that satellite data from 1994 to 2012 reveals an accelerating decline in Antarctica's massive floating ice shelves, with some shrinking 18 per cent. In a development


Big polluters set to miss deadline for climate action

Less than a week before the United Nations deadline for countries to file greenhouse-gas pledges necessary to keep a global climate change deal on track, it seems most


Labor holds off on RET figure as support hits 65%

As the Labor opposition remains coy on the exact amount its wants for Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET), support amongst voters has climbed to 65 per cent. AAP Newsagency


Lord Stern: climate change, ending poverty linked

World renowned economist Lord Nicholas Stern has argued the $100 billion climate finance that rich countries have pledged to give poor nations each year from 2020 could catalyse


China pushes solar goal up 20 per cent for 2015

China will this year push to install almost 2.5 times as much solar capacity as the United States added in 2014 in a race to clear its increasingly


Analyst: China coal cuts must raise ‘alarm bells’

The news just never seems to get better for coal with a prominent Australian energy analyst warning a slump in sales for China's biggest coal company should raise


China’s top weather expert warns of huge climate impact

China’s most senior weather scientist has issued a stark warning on climate change, saying that rising temperatures could have “huge impacts” on the world’s most populous country. Dr Zheng

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