Bill Shorten’s pledge to reduce emissions 45% below 2005 levels by 2030 is an improvement, but it won’t go all the way.
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Is Labor's new target a fair contribution to climate action?
Australia’s foreign minister Julie Bishop at the last year’s Lima climate talks, where nations agreed new transparency rules over climate targets.
Countries that drag their feet on climate action have fewer places to hide these days. Rules brought in at the 2014 Lima talks require them not just to set targets, but to publicly justify them too.
Better fuel efficiency means more money, less emissions.
Vehicle efficiency isn't just about reducing emissions. It can also save us money, and reduce our heavy reliance on imported oil.
While the politicisation of climate change has transformed climate reporting into something of a circus, the Coalition’s announcement of a 26% emissions reduction target on 2005 levels for Australia by…
Is Australia’s 2030 climate target really going to protect the coal industry?
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said his government's 2030 climate target will be good for the environment and jobs – and good for protecting the nation's coal industry.
Environment Minister Greg Hunt, Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announce new climate targets.
Australia will take a target of reducing emissions by 26-28% on 2005 levels by 2030 to the Paris climate conference.
Environment Minister Greg Hunt, Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop at the announcement of Australia’s 2030 climate target.
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Australia will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28% below 2005 levels by 2030. Experts respond.