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.
The state-based race is on, but Western Australia is setting itself up to be a major laggard without stronger action. The post Western Australia could wreck state-based climate action if it doesn’t step up appeared first on RenewEconomy.
It is a relief to see state-based climate plans beginning to solidify into real policy action – plans that actually lower emissions, while putting ‘guard rails’ around the growth of energy technologies. The post Victoria’s human-focused climate action fills a gap in post-COVID policymaking appeared first on RenewEconomy.
The NSW government has hit on a magic formula for climate policy, but a dive into the details of its plans show there is more to be done. The post NSW renewables plan marks a major new moment for climate action in Australia appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Australia is barely mentioned in IEA’s 2020 World Energy Outlook, and only to note the exposure of its coal and gas industry to the state of climate action around the world. The post The world is deciding on a post-covid energy pathway, and Angus Taylor isn’t ready for it appeared first on RenewEconomy.