A new report on the global supply of finance to fossil fuel companies shows Australia’s big four banks are doing terribly. The post Australia’s big four banks drag heels on fossil fuel finance: new report appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Digging up and supplying coal directly contributes to the worsening problem of climate change, and easily wipes out renewable wins. The post Coal mines are the engines of climate change. Time to start treating them like it. appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Shell might grudgingly accept renewable growth, but it’s still leaning heavily on carbon removal promises to justify continued fossil fuel extraction. The post Shell still has a long way to go before it’s truly on board with climate action appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Morrison is gearing up to evolve his climate rhetoric, but leave his policy unchanged. That’s a very big problem. The post Morrison is offering more of the same: indefinite climate delay as time runs out appeared first on RenewEconomy.
How did Germany get its renewables so right – and what stumbling blocks might it encounter still? The post Germany’s secret decarbonisation sauce: diverse participation in climate action appeared first on RenewEconomy.
A major global energy agency has announced a focus on climate action for 2020, cautiously welcomed by climate groups The post IEA to focus on net zero by 2050 for energy appeared first on RenewEconomy.
A new research paper highlights the potential for cascading climate action, triggered by major policy changes. The post New research shows ‘positive’ tipping points create cascading climate action appeared first on RenewEconomy.
A new report reveals reveals the dodgy assumptions used by the Coalition and Murdoch media to fan fears about renewable and climate action at 2019 federal election. The post The modelling that helped Morrison win in 2019 was based on ludicrous assumptions appeared first on RenewEconomy.
“We simply don’t need fossil fuels to access cheap energy anymore,” says UK climate body. “Any notion that we can’t afford to tackle climate change is clearly nonsense”. The post UK climate body lays out economy-boosting plan to reach net zero emissions appeared first on RenewEconomy.
While Australia scrambles to get a speaking slot at the UK’s climate summit, its government prepares to paint a falsely rosy picture of climate progress. The post At this weekend’s climate summit, no one will be perfect but Australia will be awful appeared first on RenewEconomy.