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Climate Action: The Power of Ten

If we can combine these ten elements, we can avert climate disaster
Industry

COP26 Insights, Governments will not lead on Climate response

Our resident Climate Scientist, Michael Molitor shares his key takeaways from COP26, and what hope we have for the future of our planet.
Industry

AUSTRALIA’S CARBON TARGETS, Are we dinosaurs or winners?

Every Australian State and Territory has announced a 2050 net zero carbon emissions target but what about the Federal Government - are we Dinosaurs or Winners in this?
Industry

ARENA Mission and Roadmap

ARENA have announced their focus areas for the next 12 months
Industry

New climate tech scaleup hub coming to Sydney 

The City of Sydney teams up with seed venture firm Investible to build a climate tech hub in Circular Quay
Companies

Flood preparation, management and data from FloodMapp

Flood forecasting and real-time flood mapping
Industry

Thoughts On IPCC Report 6

What it means and what is missing
Companies

SaaS for energy asset operators with Gridcognition

Software to plan and optimise decentralised energy projects

News

Coal plants are closing faster than expected

Governments can keep the exit orderly Grattan Institute analysis shows it’s possible to achieve a vastly lower-emissions electricity system in less than two decades

December 1, 2021
Found by:
Stefan Knight
Labor wrangles over three options for 2030 target

Australian Financial Review Labor is striving to find a balance between keeping the left of the party onside and not exposing itself to a scare campaign.

November 17, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
Australia will be the rich world's weakest link at COP26 with hollow net-zero and emissions pledges

PM has revealed the plan he'll take to COP26 in Glasgow later this week after coming under intense pressure at home and abroad to commit to net zero emissions by 2050

November 3, 2021
Found by:
Mick Liubinskas
Coalition avoids meltdown over emissions target – but at what price?

Scott Morrison will be relieved the Nationals have limped across the line on net zero by 2050

October 26, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
There are no real climate leaders yet – who will step up at Cop26? | Greta Thunberg

Like other rich nations, the UK is more talk than action on the climate crisis. Something needs to change in Glasgow, says climate activist Greta Thunberg

October 26, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
In the Sharma case, Australia’s federal court must not avert its eyes from the climate crisis

If the environment minister allows 100m tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere, she will be inflicting future harm. It’s as simple as that

October 25, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
Grattan on Friday: To go or not to go — Morrison grapples with Glasgow

Climate or COVID? Both will influence the election outcome

October 6, 2021
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Stefan Knight
Analysis: Australia's climate policy is being dictated by a former accountant in a cowboy hat

PM Scott Morrison made it clear his loyalty lies with his deputy, and not with international allies who are urging Australia to take greater action to cut emissions

October 6, 2021
Found by:
Mick Liubinskas
Melissa Price, Angus Taylor to share industry portfolio

The Industry portfolio has been split in two, with Melissa Price taking on science and technology and Angus Taylor taking on the industry aspect of the portfolio

October 6, 2021
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Morrison and the Quad just committed to ending coal power by 2040, at the latest

As the Coalition went to war with itself over emissions targets, Quad leaders recommitted to goals that would require Australia to exit coal power by 2040.

September 30, 2021
Found by:
Stefan Knight
Australia's Scott Morrison under pressure as biggest state boosts climate targets

Every Australian state and territory has committed to net zero by 2050, but the Morrison-led government won't make the same pledge.

September 30, 2021
Found by:
Stefan Knight
The climate crisis has sparked an economic arms race – and Australia cannot afford to stay idle | Matt Kean

Australia should not be a climate laggard at Glasgow.

September 30, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
Congress Is Debating Its Biggest Climate Change Bill Ever. Here's What's At Stake

Climate measures in a massive $3.5 trillion economic plan would transform the U.S. energy system.

September 23, 2021
Found by:
Stefan Knight
Ahead Of Climate Talks, China Vows To Stop Building Coal Power Plants Abroad

The announcement provides needed momentum for global climate change negotiations in November, but coal power is expected to keep growing within China itself.

September 23, 2021
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Clear majority of Australians want net zero emissions by 2050

More than half of the Australians surveyed in the Resolve Political Monitor also want a stronger emissions reduction target for 2030.

September 23, 2021
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One in five carbon credits under Australia’s main climate policy are ‘junk’ cuts, research finds

Avoided deforestation’ projects do not represent genuine abatement, say researchers who liken the Coalition policy to ‘cheap tricks and hot air

September 23, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
'Carbon Footprint' and 'Net Zero' Don't Mean What You Think

Words that imply strong emission reduction policies

September 23, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
It’s Climate Week Again, but the Calendar Is Running Out

A slow transition away from carbon will be costlier than a fast one

September 23, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
Andrew Forrest AO calls for a global hydrogen accreditation scheme

Fortescue Future Industries

September 23, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor