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8/7/2014
Australia is going backwards on climate change, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
EMMA ALBERICI, PRESENTER: The politics of climate action is well understood in Australia, with the Coalition intent on scrapping the carbon tax and Labor and the Greens suggesting this is evidence that the Abbott Government isn't committed to ...   
6/7/2014
In 2007, Australians were ready to do something to combat climate change, even if it was expensive. More than two-thirds of them said so in a poll, and both major political parties vowed to make industries pay for greenhouse-gas ...   
11/6/2014
President Obama is trying to lay the groundwork for a new international climate change agreement. Meanwhile, his counterpart Down Under, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, is trying to pull the rug out from under him. One widely ...   
6/1/2014
Emboldened by the recent boom in U.S. crude production, oil company executives and others closed the year by launching a highly public push for the right to freely export U.S. crude oil. The move is a 180-degree change from 40 years of telling ...   
20/7/2013
Australia: The truth about carbon | Photo, Sydney Morning Herald
Mention Kazakhstan to most Australians and chances are the conversation will turn to Borat, the comic character in Sacha Baron Cohen's mockumentary on the former Soviet republic. What Australians are less likely to know is that ...   
1/5/2013
The dramatic fall in Europe’s carbon price in April led to claims emissions trading had failed as a model for addressing climate change. While the low EU price is problematic for the EU and Australia (by virtue of our linkage with the EU), carbon ...   
24/10/2012
“DRILL, baby, drill.” It is among the best-remembered lines of the 2008 presidential campaign, colorfully capturing the desire of many Americans for cheap, reliable energy produced at home rather than in unpredictable places like Iran or ...   
4/9/2012
Shaking off the dust of decades of US environmental inaction, he rode to power on a promise to slash US emissions by 80 percent by 2050, becoming not just America's, but the world's environmental candidate, preaching a rhetoric of hope that ...   
27/9/2011
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8/3/2011
The commission makes the economic case for acceleration, but the politics are a little more opaque Continue reading the main storyEU nations must invest more in energy efficiency and green technologies in order to retain economic advantages, ...   
27/1/2011
Holiday reading and the search for moral courage, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
As my fellow Queenslanders clean up after the most violent, destructive and lethal flooding in the recorded history of the state, we cannot say we have not been warned. According to climate scientists extreme weather events - torrential ...   
29/7/2010
Following the rocky path of climate legislation in the U.S. Congress these past years brought me back to the 1980s, and my time as a crime reporter in New York City. After a shooting in those days, a homicide detective named Marty Davin would go ...   
28/7/2010
Who killed the climate bills?, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
John F. Kennedy, in the wake of the Bay of Pigs fiasco, once said that "victory has a thousand fathers, but failure is an orphan." Not so climate change legislation, which has now failed in both the US Congress and the Australian ...   
24/6/2010
Australian politics has never been conducted in half-measures. But even seasoned observers have been struck by the swift and ruthless brutality with which Kevin Rudd has been replaced as prime minister. Earlier today, as the result of a ...   
13/6/2010
Christiana Figueres startled delegates when she addressed the United Nations climate conference in Bonn last week: “I do not believe we will ever have a final agreement on climate change, certainly not in my lifetime,” the Costa Rican diplomat ...   
26/5/2010
Connie Hedegaard, the EU's Climate Commissioner, is seeking to open a debate on whether the bloc should adopt a tougher target than it already has for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Back in the early months of last year, EU leaders ...   
27/4/2010
One of the most pleasing aspects of this election campaign is the fact that climate change has become part of the discourse of mainstream politics. All three of the major parties have signed up in their manifestos to cut our national carbon ...   
13/3/2010
In 1993, three years into her presidency of Ireland, Mary Robinson paid a visit to west Belfast. The trip was controversial before she went – the Irish government didn't want her there, and neither did the British – but it became far more ...   
21/2/2010
ISSUES of climate change and sustainability have been reduced to a political contest between two bulls in a paddock. Labor took its 2007 election mandate and, with little consultation with other parties on a policy for future decades, adopted a ...   
13/12/2009
1. Cap and Trade: An Unserious Policy Framework for Humanity’s Most Serious Challenge In a few days in Copenhagen, world leaders will debate and, we hope, agree upon aggressive targets for humanity’s greatest challenge to date: to avert ...   
26/11/2009
Investors welcomed new China and U.S. climate targets 10 days before a U.N. summit but an Australian carbon vote delay hinted at wider difficulties to cement a global deal. Traders in a $126 billion carbon market want tight climate ...   
4/10/2009
Back in April 2006, David Cameron handed out silver birch saplings to journalists at a press conference in which he urged voters to "vote blue, go green". The next day, the Tory leader of four months was photographed perched on the melting ...   
30/3/2009
If you were casting for a film about a policy academic in Whitehall, and Nicholas Stern auditioned, you would reject him on the grounds that he looked so much like a cliche that he would be a caricature. If you were casting for the rock star of ...   
20/3/2009
Australia's government has angrily dismissed claims that it's determined on a low, five percent cut in greenhouse gases. It comes as two Australian climate experts say that climate change is the moral issue of our time, requiring action, ...   
1/3/2009
Until recently, the idea that the world’s most powerful nations might come together to tackle global warming seemed an environmentalist’s pipe dream.The Kyoto Protocol, signed in 1997, was widely viewed as badly flawed. Many countries ...   

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