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The Paris climate agreement and implications for Australia

Improve initial post-2020 pollution reduction target and commit to net zero emissions before 2050; Expand domestic policies and, in particular, have a plan to replace existing coal-fired power plants; Increase “climate finance” investment to assist vulnerable countries; and Cancel our … 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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