Author: Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

Peter Dutton has reignited Australia’s climate wars. What’s he saying – and what’s the reality?

Climate experts say his position is a promise to break with what was agreed in the French capital. But it’s much more complicated than thatGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe Australian climate wars are back – o…

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Australia faces postwar-style reconstruction to reach net zero target, Greg Combet says

‘Pipeline’ of clean projects being assembled, according to head of agency charged with multibillion-dollar transformationFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastAust…

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Australia faces postwar-style reconstruction to reach net zero target, Greg Combet says

‘Pipeline’ of clean projects being assembled, according to head of agency charged with multibillion-dollar transformationFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastAust…

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‘Missing half the equation’: scientists criticise Australia over approach to fossil fuels

Prof Lesley Hughes and others says there is ‘cognitive dissonance’ between Labor’s stated commitment to the climate crisis and its policiesThe Australian government is “missing half the equation” in acting on the climate crisis by backing a shift to re…

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Australia has highest per capita CO2 emissions from coal in G20, analysis finds

Australia used twice as much electricity as China on a per capita basis and 48% of it came from coal plants, thinktank saysGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastAustralia still emits more greenhouse gas from burning c…

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Mike Cannon-Brookes wins control of Sun Cable solar project from Andrew Forrest

Entrepreneur says plan to send renewable energy to Singapore from Northern Territory a ‘nation-building project for Australia’Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news po…

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Mike Cannon-Brookes wins control of Sun Cable solar project from Andrew Forrest

Entrepreneur says plan to send renewable energy to Singapore from Northern Territory a ‘nation-building project for Australia’Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news po…

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Households offered $1bn help in budget to install energy saving measures

Low-cost loans for double glazing, solar panels and other improvements should benefit more than 100,000 households, while $2bn is set aside for hydrogen projects Federal budget 2023 LIVE updates: Australia government budget announcement and speech – la…

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