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Energy Minister seeks state support for Emissions Reduction Fund overhaul

The Energy and Emissions Reduction ?Minister in Australia’s conservative Liberal-National government, Angus Taylor, has scheduled a discussion with state and territory energy ministers about...

PM Morrison: no evidence links Australia’s carbon emissions to bushfires

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison has again dismissed claims his conservative Liberal-National government's lack of action on climate change has heightened Australia's bushfire risk,...

Urgent call for replacement of Australia’s coal-fired power stations

A call for a radical overhaul of Australia’s electricity network has come from seven environmental groups with a membership of more than one million...

UN warns fossil fuel polluters from US to China far off...

In the latest warning over the climate crisis the United Nations and research groups have said the world’s major fossil fuel producers are set...

Study warns China coal-fired power capacity still rising, bucks global trend

According to a study just published China raised its coal-fired power capacity by 42.9 gigawatts (GW), or about 4.5 per cent, in the 18...

South Australia’s giant Tesla battery set to increase output and storage

South Australia's big Tesla battery is about to get substantially bigger with an increase in its output and storage by 50 per cent, with...

Alinta Energy: Victoria’s Loy Yang B coal-fired power station may close...

Hong Kong owned power giant Alinta Energy is threatening an early closure of one of Australia's biggest coal-fired power stations, a move that is...

Investors step up pressure on global energy watchdog over climate change

The head of the International Energy Agency (IEA), Dr Fatih Birol, has faced renewed pressure today to overhaul the organisation’s influential projections for fossil...

Germany’s new climate-protection law, train it don’t plane it

A new law in Germany, led by Chancellor Angela Merkel, will include tax breaks for train tickets and tax increases to be levied on...

In ‘landmark decision’ EU bank to stop funding fossil fuels

In a decision environmental campaigners hailed as a "significant victory" the European Union's investment arm has confirmed it will stop funding fossil fuel projects...

IEA predicts global oil demand growth to slow from 2025

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has predicted global oil demand growth is expected to slow from 2025 as fuel efficiency improves and the use...

Global report: inaction on climate change and health risking lives

A major global study has found a child born today, whether in Melbourne or Mumbai, faces multiple and life-long health harms from climate change,...

Critics warn world’s energy watchdog undermining climate change battle

A short walk from the Eiffel Tower, Dr Fatih Birol oversees the world’s energy watchdog, whose analyses of fuel demand have long been viewed...

‘Missed opportunity’: Australia falls short of Sustainable Development Goals

New UNSW research?has?found Australia is not on track to meet targets under the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) but rapid progress is possible?and...

Report labels Australia’s climate response among the worst in G20

According to a new international report Australia’s response to climate change is one of the worst in the Group of 20 (G20) nations with...

Australian carrier Qantas Airways targets net zero carbon by 2050

Australia’s national carrier airline Qantas Group has announced it is targeting net zero carbon emissions by 2050, promising a "massive expansion" of its green...

New Australian battery technology could slash cost of storage

A new battery technology that could significantly reduce the price of electric cars and home battery systems has taken a major step towards commercialisation. South...

A leader in both renewable energy and coal is China’s green...

A new report by the Renewable Energy Policy Network (REN21) says that while China is the undisputable global leader in renewable energy, it also...