Voters endorse strong climate change and clean energy policies, as Jacinda Ardern returned in New Zealand and the Greens win big in the ACT. The post Climate and clean energy leaders win big in New Zealand, ACT elections appeared first on RenewEconomy.
A new CSIRO assessment suggests climate change could compromise the Morrison government’s plans to reduce emissions through storage in ‘soil carbon’. The post CSIRO report questions Morrison’s faith in soil carbon due to warming climate appeared first on RenewEconomy.
China’s new carbon neutral target will need an unprecedented renewables roll-out, but its biggest impact could be outside of China. The post China changes the game on climate action, for renewables and for coal appeared first on RenewEconomy.
In the wake of Covid-19, the fossil fuel lobby has ramped up its anti-climate campaigns, and their ties to Australia’s companies and the Morrison government are stronger than ever. The post Australia’s mining giants still tied to lobby groups blocking climate action appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Researchers estimate smoke related health costs from summer bushfires at almost $2 billion, warning climate change will make the future worse. The post Australians suffer $2 billion health bill from summer bushfire smoke, researchers say appeared first on RenewEconomy.
BHP reverses support for Australia’s use of Kyoto surplus credits, issues new set of standards on climate advocacy that puts lobby groups on notice. The post BHP backtracks on dodgy Kyoto accounting trick, puts fossil fuel lobby groups on notice appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Australia’s leading medical groups call on Scott Morrison to use stronger climate action to deliver a healthier recovery to Covid-19. The post Doctors prescribe Scott Morrison stronger climate action for a healthy Covid-19 recovery appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Marking ten years since agreeement on carbon price, former PM Julia Gillard says its short lived success could be a source of optimism. The post Gillard on climate action: “It was done. And … we can do it again in the future. “ appeared first on RenewEconomy.
A Biden presidency could herald a new era for climate action, while placing immense pressure on the Morrison to actually to something on climate change. The post Biden presidency could put Australia back in ‘naughty corner’ over lack of climate action appeared first on RenewEconomy.
ClimateWorks Australia launches a centralised platform for tracking corporate and government climate change pledges as it hopes to raise ambition. The post New platform to track momentum towards zero net emissions now online appeared first on RenewEconomy.