Environment groups are pushing the Greens to accept Labor’s emissions target. What do these tensions mean for climate action?
There’s been very little media or political discussion of what Australia should be aiming for in 2035. This is baffling.
Labor has promised a 43% cut in Australia’s emissions by 2030 and a high-integrity carbon credit market is vital to reaching this goal.
Only 13% of US solar industry jobs are currently in manufacturing. The Biden administration hopes the sector will grow fast, but that might not be so simple.
Domestic political tensions is undermining the country’s ambitions to act as a global role model.
The Albanese government’s insistence on maintaining a booming coal export industry will hamper Australia’s comeback.
A study found $1.4 trillion in oil and gas industry assets would be at risk if governments follow through on their pledges to deal with climate change.
Anthony Albanese had expected the election might be a week earlier than it was, because last Saturday would bump up against Tuesday’s Quad meeting in Tokyo.
The Quad summit in Tokyo has praised Australia raising its ambition on climate change, after Anthony Albanese told fellow leaders his government would do more to assist Pacific countries address it.
Labor’s climate and energy policies provide an important foundation for progress. But the crossbenchers, whether they hold the balance of power or not, will demand far more.
The issues before us are too difficult, too important and too pressing to abandon them to political point-scoring or ideological zealotry.
If a minority government needs backing from the ‘teal’ independents and the Greens, it better be prepared to shift the needle on climate policy.
War, famine and an energy crunch are affecting the world’s response to climate change, but there are reasons for optimism.
There is a big opportunity for Australia to help Southeast Asia meet its energy needs. But time is running out.
Climate change is the most pressing issue of our time – so what have the Coalition and the Labor party actually promised? Five experts grade different aspects of their climate policies.
Managing the transition to a net-zero emissions economy must be a priority task for the next government. Our strategic and economic success depends on it.
A new study adds up the potential legal and financial risk countries could face from hundreds of agreements, like those under the Energy Charter Treaty.
Notwithstanding COVID, this political term has been framed by extreme events such as the Black Summer bushfires and floods – and it will show at the ballot box.
Solutions already exist. What’s holding humanity back is the will to get past the status quo and embrace innovation.
The recently released Emissions Reductions Plan aims to put Canada on track to reduce emissions by up to 45 per cent from 2005 and reach net-zero emissions by 2050. It will do neither.