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.
Leading Australians – former politicians, public servants, artists and academics – issue an urgent plea for action on climate change, saying Covid-19 is a ‘dress-rehearsal’. The post More than 200 prominent Australians issue urgent call to act on climate appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Samuel’s assessment of the EPBC finds Australia’s environmental laws are largely ineffective, but his review fails to address the challenge of climate change. The post Review of Australia’s hopeless environmental laws completely ignores climate change appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Researchers says growth in gas production, including in Australia, and agriculture responsible for huge rise in methane emissions that put world on path to dangerous levels of global warming. The post Methane emissions surge to new record in blow to gas lobby appeared first on RenewEconomy.