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3/9/2014
“Zero emissions is an ambitious but achievable goal.” —UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moonZero has become the most important number for humanity. Why?Any chance of stabilizing the climate hinges on transitioning to zero greenhouse ...   
2/9/2014
South Korea has delayed a proposed tax on vehicle carbon emissions by over five years to the end of 2020, but confirmed it would push ahead with plans to begin its carbon emissions trading scheme from the start of 2015, finance minister Choi ...   
1/9/2014
China's ambitious plans to introduce a national carbon market remain firmly on track, after a senior government official indicated the planned emission trading scheme will kick off in 2016. Reuters reported this week that the Chinese ...   
27/8/2014
When Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott last month steered through Parliament repeal of the country's carbon pricing mechanism, he was cheered on by business associations representing major international and domestic companies.They ...   
25/6/2014
No mention of Keystone XL. Not a word about oil sands from Canada. Exactly a year after President Barack Obama’s dire warning that global warming would “condemn ... future generations to a planet that’s beyond fixing” unless ...   
12/6/2014
When you combine climate change, an unlikely partnership between Californians and French-speaking Canadians—and the prospect of an 8-cents-a-gallon rise in gasoline prices—what do you get?The energy industry vs. California. And ...   
26/5/2014
The new conservative government in Australia proposes to be the first country in the world to abolish a legislated price on carbon emissions. Could Australia really go down this path? First, a bit of background. The ...   
12/5/2014
Step by step, the Australian Coalition Government, headed by Liberal Prime Minister Tony Abbott, is tearing down the climate change mitigation and adaption measures put in place by the previous two Labor governments. The carbon price ...   
10/5/2014
It was the moment when the Rudd government lost its way. In this extract from his new book Power Failure, Philip Chubb tells the inside story of how Labor imploded over climate change policy. After the disaster of the UN climate summit in ...   
23/4/2014
Revenues for China's biggest sellers of U.N.-issued carbon credits shrunk last year to a tenth of 2012 values, choking off billions of dollars flowing to clean energy projects in the world's top carbon-emitter. China will now have less ...   
14/4/2014
Yesterday the world’s leading climate scientists, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), published their final report in their recent trilogy of warnings about climate change. The latest authoritative document, produced by ...   
1/2/2014
Policymakers have long asserted that making polluters pay is an effective way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But with Europe's carbon market floundering, the EU is having to rethink how to go about setting a carbon price. Carbon ...   
12/11/2013
Tony Abbott has essentially killed off any pretence his government is prepared to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 by more than the five per cent currently promised. Sure, he left a little wriggle room in his comments on Tuesday. The ...   
4/11/2013
China will be "flexible" in U.N. talks for a new global climate change deal, but the key to progress is getting rich nations to keep pledges to fund mitigation steps by poorer countries, the country's top climate change official said on ...   
23/10/2013
The Asian Development Bank on Wednesday called on China and Japan to band together in fighting the disastrous effects of climate change, despite their diplomatic hostilities. The Manila-based ADB urged the Asian giants, along with ...   
7/10/2013
Concessions made by the United Nations' aviation body to wrap up two weeks of tense negotiations could make achieving the goal of a market-based measure to cap carbon emissions from airlines harder to achieve. The International Civil ...   
7/10/2013
The EU and its critics are both claiming victory in the battle over green taxes on flights to and from Europe, after a deal was struck. The world's governments agreed that all airlines should join a global scheme to cut carbon emissions. ...   
2/10/2013
European countries expressed support for an "imperfect" compromise to curb global aviation emissions on Wednesday but still face pressure to drop a key demand - to be able to apply the EU's carbon trading scheme to foreign air ...   
27/9/2013
"There are human and natural factors acting in the climate system, and understanding all the factors influencing our climate is an ongoing scientific goal. But the current increase in CO2 and its effects on our planet are attributed to human ...   
6/9/2013
Germany's agressive and reckless expansion of wind and solar power has come with a hefty pricetag for consumers, and the costs often fall disproportionately on the poor. Government advisors are calling for a completely new start.If you ...   
3/9/2013
The World Bank’s leading official for the Asia-Pacific region has highlighted the Bank’s support for action on climate change, insurance and disaster risk management, as Pacific leaders meet this week in the Marshall Islands.Axel van ...   
2/9/2013
The Obama administration faces a possible confrontation with Europe over reducing carbon emissions when representatives of 191 countries gather this month in Montreal to develop global standards for aviation emissions. Greenhouse gas ...   
2/9/2013
The Obama administration faces a possible confrontation with Europe over reducing carbon emissions when representatives of 191 countries gather this month in Montreal to develop global standards for aviation emissions. Greenhouse gas ...   
24/8/2013
Kevin Rudd has admitted Labor did not have a mandate to introduce the carbon tax in this term of government, conceding one of the coalition's central lines of political attack. Speaking on ABC TV's Insiders programme on Sunday morning, ...   
2/8/2013
The head of the Californian emissions trading scheme -- which will ultimately become the world's third largest -- says the US state has no plans to link with Australia's carbon price. Mary Nichols, chairman of the California Air ...   

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