Category: Greenhouse gas emissions

Andrew Forrest says Coalition’s abandonment of 2030 emissions target would ‘decimate’ economy

Mining magnate says investors need certainty as opposition’s climate policy comes under increasing scrutinyFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe mining magnate…

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Andrew Forrest says Coalition’s abandonment of 2030 emissions target would ‘decimate’ economy

Mining magnate says investors need certainty as opposition’s climate policy comes under increasing scrutinyFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe mining magnate…

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‘Paris’ is burning consensus on Australia’s climate policies – and that’s how Peter Dutton wants it | Karen Middleton

The Coalition leader wants to portray action on emissions and the cost of living as incompatible, and thinks he has the focus group evidence that it will workGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastWhen politicians talk…

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Peter Dutton’s plans will breach the Paris agreement on climate – that much is clear | Adam Morton

The Coalition’s rejection of a 43% cut in emissions by 2030 will have major ramifications for us and the worldFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastPeter Dutto…

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Investment in clean energy likely to be double figure for fossil fuels in 2024, IEA says

Low-carbon electricity investment driven by solar projects but oil and gas spending still too high to meet climate goalsGlobal investment in low-carbon electricity will rise to 10 times as much as fossil fuel power this year due to an increase in spend…

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On Australia’s climate and extinction crises, the major parties both have questions to answer | Present Tense

The Coalition has no climate policy. But Labor’s positions are undermined by its confused stance on gas and the delay of new environmental lawsFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or …

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‘We’re up for this fight’: Labour plans to make climate key focus of election

Leadership now sees environment as core issue for voters and strong dividing line against the ToriesLabour is planning to make the climate a key focus for its election campaign, putting its net zero commitments “up in lights”, and drawing a clear link …

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National Grid taps shareholders to help fund £60bn low-carbon energy switch

Infrastructure firm raises £6.8bn to connect homes to renewable energy sources across US and UKNational Grid has tapped shareholders for nearly £7bn to fund a £60bn spending spree to upgrade its networks to cope with the switch to low-carbon energy on …

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Dutton won’t rule out a Coalition government quitting ICC – as it happened

This blog is now closed.Angus Taylor at odds with Dutton on migration targets in ‘shambolic’ post-budget appearanceGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastChris Bowen says nuclear energy is ‘slow, expensive and risky’Ch…

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MasterChef Australia fans being deceived by ‘renewable gas’ campaign, climate advocates tell watchdog

Comms Declare asks ACCC to investigate show sponsor Australian Gas Networks for alleged greenwashingFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastA climate communications …

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