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Are Commonwealth climate targets legally negligent? An Australian Urgenda

 MON, AUG 22 AT 1:00 PM, CARLTON, VIC By: Australian-German Climate and Energy College In June 2015, The Hague District Court found the Dutch government’s climate targets negligent in the case of Urgenda v The Netherlands. The court ordered government to increase … Continue reading

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Mangroves die-off in Queensland’s Gulf Country and Limmen Bight ‘may be due to warmer oceans’

PHOTO: Mangroves along the coast of Karumba have turned a ghostly white. (Supplied: James Cook University) RELATED STORY: Next term of government will seal Great Barrier Reef’s fate, report warns RELATED STORY: Rising above: Darwin’s iconic mangroves fight sea level threat MAP: Karumba 4891 Warmer … Continue reading

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Australia ranks 110 in world for renewables development, energy efficiency

So much potential, always, but sliding further down slippery slope, to ever bigger cost of recovery, while credit rating shrinks. >more> RenewEconomy

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OECD says green tape is not damaging the economy

…green tape has encouraged innovation and investment that has allowed firms to do things better. The improvements triggered by stricter environmental rules have more than offset the costs…OECD international league table compares strictness of environmental policies across 24 advanced economies between … Continue reading

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Double or nothing: Australia’s G20 energy challenge

The US Alliance to Save Energy report estimated that doubling energy productivity in the US could save a staggering US$327 billion per year by 2030. Meanwhile Coal-ition government deregulates, so we can burn more, which halves energy productivity!! >readmore> TheConversation

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Slip sliding Combet’s schedule on new renewables

Another beauty from Tristan at Climate Spectator >read more>

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