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Seen to be green? Research reveals how environmental performance shapes public perceptions of our leaders

Alarmingly for the Morrison government, the public has well and truly registered its lack of action on climate change.
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US scheme used by Australian farmers reveals the dangers of trading soil carbon to tackle climate change

If problems in such schemes are not addressed, the credibility of soil carbon trading will be undermined. Ultimately the climate - and the planet - will be the loser.
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen presents the “Green New Deal” plan to fight climate change before the European Parliament in Brussels on December 11, 2019. Aris Oikonomou/AFP

For the EU’s ‘Green Deal’ to succeed, economic theory must take into account qualitative growth

To achieve sustainable growth under the constraint that consumption is independent from the use of natural resources, we must move along the path of qualitative growth.
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The 1.5℃ global warming limit is not impossible – but without political action it soon will be

Humanity can still limit global warming to 1.5°C this century. But political action will determine whether it actually does. Conflating the two questions amounts to dangerous, misplaced punditry.

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