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Rapid shift to renewables could lead Australia to cheap power, 100,000...

A new analysis suggests a rapid expansion of renewable energy over the next five years could establish Australia as a home for new zero-emissions...

Australia’s carbon emissions fell a modest 0.9pc last year

Australia's carbon emissions fell 0.9 per cent last year, with decreases in electricity, agriculture and transport partially offset by increases in other sectors. Environmentalists fear...

Major move forward for plan to send solar power from Australia...

Survey work will soon begin on an ambitious plan to export power from a giant solar farm in Australia to Singapore via a 3800-kilometre...

EU’s Von der Leyen to unveil trillion-euro economic recovery plan

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will today propose a roughly one-trillion-euro post-coronavirus recovery fund for Europe, but will have to win over...

Medical professionals urge a green recovery from COVID-19

Doctors and medical professionals from around the globe have called on world leaders in the Group of 20 (G20) to “recover better” from the...

Australia baulks at emissions target increase as UN urges deeper cuts

Australia’s conservative Liberal-National government has told federal parliament it does not intend to increase its climate change commitment before the next major international meeting,...

‘Black Summer’ bushfires played out exactly as scientists predicted

The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has told Australia’s Royal Commission into last summer's bushfires the season "played out" the way its forecasts said it...

Global corporations urge net-zero emissions recovery from COVID-19

  With a combined market capitalization of over US$ 2.4 trillion and representing over five million employees, 155 companies have signed a statement urging governments...

Health professionals call for overhaul of ‘failing’ environment laws

More than 180 health professionals, including Australian Nobel laureate Professor Peter Doherty have warned the nation is potentially at risk of being exposed to...

Nordic investors turn up heat on coal in climate campaign

Five years after first ditching some coal companies, Nordic investors are turning their focus to bigger carbon emitters in a range of industries, paving...

IEEFA labels ‘unbelievably silly’ proposals for gas led COVID19 economic recovery

Public think tank the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) has said a gas-led recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, when there is...

EU ‘green’ recovery to target buildings, clean power, hydrogen

According to a draft document seen by Reuters Newsagency European Union plans for an environmentally-friendly economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic will target building...

As lockdown triggers ‘extreme’ emissions drop scientist urge further action

New research has found the coronavirus shutdown has triggered extraordinary reductions in global carbon emissions but the likely annual decrease is comparable only to...

Electric vehicle sales to fall in 2020 but long-term prospects undimmed

Sales of electric passenger vehicles (EVs) are forecast to fall 18 per cent in 2020, to 1.7 million worldwide, with the coronavirus crisis interrupting...

Australia’s Lib-Nat government to back carbon capture to help cut emissions

Australia’s conservative Liberal-National government has agreed to push forward legislation that would allow carbon capture and storage projects to be backed by its Climate...

Major financial institutions say coronavirus recovery must be green

Australia’s major banks, insurers and superannuation funds are urging a radical rethink in how to steer the economy out of the coronavirus pandemic-induced economic...

Coronavirus widens climate rift between European and US oil majors

According to a Reuters Newsagency review of company statements and interviews with executives Europe’s top oil and gas companies have diverted a larger share...

Southeast Asia’s shift to renewables a blow to Japan’s coal plant...

Philippine conglomerate Ayala?plans to exit coal-fired power generation by the end of the decade, becoming the first major power company in Southeast Asia to...