German scientists say cost of meat should be doubled to account for climate change impacts – perhaps we’ll see Barnaby Joyce’s “$100 roast” after all. The post $100 roasts? Why doubling the price of meat could protect the climate appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Independent MP Zali Steggall welcomes positive response to proposed Climate Change Act, designed to break the climate policy deadlock. The post Independent MP Zali Steggall welcomes positive response to Climate Change Bill appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Australia again ranks as one of the worst countries for climate action, with only the Trump Administration having worse climate policies, a new assessment finds. The post Australia still back of the global pack on climate, despite best efforts of states appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Angus Taylor says there is nothing that ‘terrifies’ him about climate change, as he resists calls for Australia to set a 2050 zero emissions target. The post ‘I’m not terrified of climate change’, Angus Taylor resists calls for zero carbon targets appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum calls on Australia to set zero carbon target, saying climate change ‘single greatest threat’ to Pacific region. The post “We have to act now:” Pacific Islands plea to Morrison on climate appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Morrison might abandon Kyoto carryover, but Australia will remain friendless without stronger policies
Morrison may be considering abandoning plans to use a controversial Kyoto surplus to meet his 2030 target, but it won’t be enough to win friends on climate. The post Morrison might abandon Kyoto carryover, but Australia will remain friendless without stronger policies appeared first on RenewEconomy.
New research suggests unabated global warming could make solar power more unpredictable, as warmer temperature leads to more cloudy days. The post Climate change impacts could dent global solar power output, researchers say appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Mike Cannon-Brookes leads group of more than 100 organisations issuing endorsement of Zali Steggall’s Climate Change Bill. The post Mike Cannon-Brookes, investors issue call for Climate Change Bill appeared first on RenewEconomy.
A republican controlled senate will not be a barrier to a likely Biden presidency undertaking a massive shake-up of American and international climate action. The post Biden inches towards presidency and overhaul of global climate action appeared first on RenewEconomy.
New analysis details the massive economic hit for Australia if global warming left unchecked, but a shift to zero emissions could create 250,000 new jobs. The post Australia faces $3.4 trillion economic bill for failure to act on climate change appeared first on RenewEconomy.