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China announces national emissions trading scheme – experts react

Will China be able to wedge Mr Turnbull into introducing an ETS? Free market pundits keep telling us “this is the only way” because “markets” are so much more efficient, despite the fact  that economic growth is a lie for most … Continue reading

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Population of India to overtake China less than a decade

India is set to overtake China as the world’s most populous country in less than a decade – six years sooner than previously forecast…That’s just one of the findings from the United Nations latest population report…Another surprise, fast-growing Nigeria is … Continue reading

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Major setback for latest EPR nukes, especially for France

Over budget by 300% and late by 10 years or more, latest crush is material defect in  steel of massive containment vessels, too expensive to rectify. Having been a leader in nuclear, French now saving the planet by adopting renewables. … Continue reading

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Chinese capital to largely end coal use ‘by 2020’

Quick, tell banks and super funds, not worth bothering our unPrimeMinister! >readmore> ClimateSpectator

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China launches new measures to tackle air pollution

Targets including 30% reduction in emissions from heavily polluting industries are to be introduced. Does this take the shine off excessive Australian investment in fossil fuels? Another new measure – PM2.5 pollution,  fine particulates, less than 2.5 microns.  This pollution is … Continue reading

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