Climate scientists says 1.5°C target now likely out of reach, and a dramatic ramp up emissions reduction efforts now needed to meet 2°C target. The post Decade of inaction means it’s too late to cap global warming at 1.5 °C appeared first on RenewEconomy.
NZ to introduce new mandatory climate risk disclosure requirements for financial services sector. The post New Zealand to force banks and insurers to disclose climate risks in world-first appeared first on RenewEconomy.
New analysis of climate projections finds carbon budgets are virtually meaningless, and the impacts of global warming have been underestimated. The post Net zero emissions must be reached before 2030 for 2°C target, new analysis says appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Taylor stacks Climate Change Authority with fossil fuel allies, including former Origin CEO Grant King, and the head of the so-called “greenhouse mafia”. The post Taylor slammed for “stacking gas lobbyists” on Climate Change Authority appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Chris Bowen tells forum in Canberra that Labor is the only one capable of taking Australia to zero net emissions, and sees important role for gas. The post Bowen pitches Labor’s new gas-friendly climate platform, and an end to “toxic politics” appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Climate Change Authority tells inquiry that it has not been asked to model a zero emissions pathway for Australia. The post Angus Taylor has never asked Climate Change Authority to model zero carbon pathway appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Health experts call on governments to recognise climate change as a health emergency that requires urgent action – and claims more lives than Covid. The post Experts urge governments to follow health advice on climate, as they did with Covid appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Scott Morrison says he knows the world has shifted on climate change, but still refuses to strengthen his own policies and targets. The post Morrison finally realises momentum has shifted on climate geopolitics, still promises nothing appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Equivalent of Covid-19 triggered emissions reductions needed every two years to meet Paris Agreement goals, researchers say. The post Fossil fuel led recoveries “contradictory” to action on climate change, researchers warn appeared first on RenewEconomy.
UN review of emissions targets finds countries “nowhere near” on track to keep global warming to safe levels, and countries like Australia must do much more. The post “Not even close:” UN slams Australia and other rich countries for weak climate efforts appeared first on RenewEconomy.