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Trump cannot derail global climate deal

“Who would he renegotiate the Agreement with? He can’t renegotiate on his own, and the rest of the world is moving on…“Trump can do what George W Bush did when he was president: he can withdraw US from its obligations, … Continue reading

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Australia isolated as developed nations cancel carryover credits from Kyoto

Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden and Britain have announced they will cancel 634.6m tonnes of emission reduction credits they were technically able to count towards their targets for the second Kyoto period, in a bid to overcome what has been … Continue reading

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Matching US climate target means hard work needs to start now

What may not be appreciated by many people is that Australia’s policy settings aren’t really aiming to ensure emissions in the year 2020 are 5 per cent below those prevailing in 2000. Instead they’re focused on an international treaty target … Continue reading

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Final Draft Of U.N. Climate Report Sets Table For Upcoming Negotiations

Hopes are set on a new, post-Kyoto Protocol global climate agreement to be reached at the Paris summit at the end of 2015. There will a major climate meeting in Lima, Peru at the end of this year to help … Continue reading

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