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Net zero: what if Australia misses the moment on climate action?

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Three of Australia’s biggest trading partners have recently committed to go ‘carbon-neutral’. Experts say it’s the greatest shift in climate politics since the Paris agreement

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Net zero: what if Australia misses the moment on climate action?

Net zero: what if Australia misses the moment on climate action?

Three of Australia’s biggest trading partners have recently committed to go ‘carbon-neutral’. Experts say it’s the greatest shift in climate politics since the Paris agreement

Japan's net zero by 2050 pledge another warning to Australia on fossil fuels, analysts say

Japan's net zero by 2050 pledge another warning to Australia on fossil fuels, analysts say

The Morrison government is urged to prepare for a shift in the global economy as major trading partners move to cut emissions

Japan aims for zero emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050: PM

Japan aims for zero emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050: PM

Japan is, reports Reuters, now “aiming to cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2050 and become a carbon-neutral society”.

The Lost Decade: How We Awoke To Climate Change Only To Squander Every Chance To Act

The Lost Decade: How We Awoke To Climate Change Only To Squander Every Chance To Act

This decade was likely the hottest on record. As it comes to a close and another begins, one glaring question is: Can the world make up for this lost time?

As Australia burns, its leaders are clinging to coal

As Australia burns, its leaders are clinging to coal

Australia is the world’s largest coal exporter, but its government is downplaying its contributions to climate change.

What is the UN climate action summit?

What is the UN climate action summit?

It's been billed as the defining political event for climate in 2019. But what is it?

Hitting 1.5°C: The Stark Climate Choices for Governments

Hitting 1.5°C: The Stark Climate Choices for Governments

Gitika Bhardwaj speaks to climate scientist Myles Allen and climate diplomat Ovais Sarmad about the crucial differences between a 1.5°C and 2°C warmer world and the resilience of the Paris ...

A Very Grim Forecast

A Very Grim Forecast

Over and over we’ve gotten scientific wake-up calls, and over and over we’ve hit the snooze button. If we keep doing that, climate change will no longer be a problem, because calling ...

When Will Australia’s Prime Minister Accept the Reality of the Climate Crisis?

When Will Australia’s Prime Minister Accept the Reality of the Climate Crisis?

Scott Morrison called this bushfire season, and the changing climate, “the new normal” but has given no indication that he will change his policy stance and transition away from fossil ...

US election: How will the outcome affect the global climate crisis?

US election: How will the outcome affect the global climate crisis?

Analysis: Activists hope Biden victory would herald a fundamental shift in US policy

The good, the bad and the ugly: the nations leading and failing on climate action

The good, the bad and the ugly: the nations leading and failing on climate action

Ahead of the UN climate summit, we take stock of the world's best and worst performers on climate action - including some surprise success stories.

IPCC climate change report calls for urgent action to phase out fossil fuels – as it happened

IPCC climate change report calls for urgent action to phase out fossil fuels – as it happened

UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says coal-fired electricity must end by 2050 if we are to limit global warming rises to 1.5C