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The UK cut its emissions from electricity production by 25 percent in 2016, using a strategy many countries could adopt to quickly lower carbon emissions.

03.04.2018
Category: World view

After three flat years that had hinted at a possible environmental breakthrough, carbon dioxide emissions from the use of energy rose again by 1.4 percent in 2017, according to new data released by the International Energy Agency.

23.03.2018
Category: World view

The Minerals Council of Australia has released a new energy and climate change policy that refers to coal just once, and calls for “reliable and affordable energy at least cost” while Australia follows a pathway to meet its...

22.03.2018
Category: World view

Rod Oram writes in this week's column about the Productivity Commission's looming draft report on how to move to a low emissions economy, particularly now it has more ambitious terms of reference under the new Government.

22.03.2018
Category: World view

Weeds poke listlessly from the flat, rocky earth as the temperature climbs to the mid-90s. On a cloudless March afternoon, the blue horizon stretches out uninterrupted, as if even birds are too weary to fly. On this...

22.03.2018
Category: World view

U.S. President Donald Trump has bashed international efforts to combat climate change and questioned the scientific consensus that global warming is dangerous and driven by human consumption of fossil fuels. But there is a...

21.03.2018
Category: World view

To make it a practical choice there needs to be more than goodwill and targets.

21.03.2018
Category: World view

Environment ministry will release a three-year action plan to meet air pollution reduction targets by 2020.

20.03.2018
Category: World view

The falling cost of solar power and batteries is having a “significant impact” on the coal sector, says national mining company in Coal Vision 2030 consultation.

22.02.2018
Category: World view

In a move that has polarised Green politicians and activists, Genesis Energy has announced it will keep burning coal until as late as 2030. With James Shaw and Greenpeace lining up on opposite sides of the issue, Thomas...

22.02.2018
Category: World view

Can China transform its energy economy? For the last 30 years rapid economic growth – based on heavy industry, manufacturing and construction – has been sustained by hydrocarbons.

22.02.2018
Category: World view

Genesis Energy has pushed back plans to stop burning coal for power generation to 2030, a move that has sparked the ire of environmentalists.

12.02.2018
Category: World view
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