New Zealand has put just over half of its NZ$50 billion pandemic stimulus towards clean energy, but several fossil fuel powered projects will slow down the country's shift to a low-emissions economy.
As recent political history shows, emissions reduction targets must be legally binding if we're to have any hope of reaching them.
Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg greets Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G7 leaders summit in La Malbaie, Que., in June 2018.
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Canada and Norway face epic challenges in weaning themselves from petroleum dependence.
Fitzgibbon's right-wing parliamentary colleagues seemed to accept his public undermining of Mark Butler. It will be interesting to see if they permit the same treatment of Bowen.
Managing climate change requires a systems approach, with strategic coordination across all sectors.
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Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter explains what Biden's "all hands on deck" approach could look like as the new administration takes on five big climate challenges.
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When he ended 2019 amid literal and political smoke, it would have seemed inconceivable Scott Morrison could finish 2020 on a high. Or that he’d have reached there on the back of Australia’s worst downturn…
Canada’s climate plan includes adding more electric vehicle charging stations, improving energy efficiency of homes and buildings, and raising the price on carbon to $170 per tonne by 2030.
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None of Canada's past climate targets or plans has been credible. But the math on the latest plan, which relies on a steadily increasing carbon price, could have Canada meet its 2030 goal.
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Our research found they deploy faster, improve quicker and are more equitable.
New Zealand is one of few countries to enshrine a zero-carbon goal in law, but current climate policies don't keep up with that ambition.
Mathias Cormann's placement on the OECD would be a win for Australia – but already it could come at a cost
The plan has plenty on reducing emissions, but less on removing already-emitted carbon from the atmosphere.
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How Joe Biden could unite the US behind plans to tackle climate change.
Australia faces a carbon tax being imposed on it by its trading partners. It's time to get ahead of the curve.
It's unsurprising that Anthony Albanese is looking over his shoulder, because last term he was sitting on Bill Shorten's shoulder, waiting for an opportunity to strike.
Joel Fitzgibbon on Labor climate policy and leadership.
Michelle Grattan discusses labor climate policy and internal politics with former front bencher Joel Fitzgibbon
The next administration will need to carefully weigh the economic, social and environmental impacts of both climate change and the policy responses.
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After four years of the US government undoing climate change policies and partnerships, a Biden administration has a chance to rebuild that leadership. But success will require more than quick wins.
Opposition resources spokesman Joel Fitzgibbon has quit the frontbench, accusing Labor of talking too much about issues like climate change and not enough about the needs of its traditional base.
Scott Morrison has lost no time pivoting to the incoming US presidency, declaring on Sunday he hopes Joe Biden and his wife Jill will visit Australia for next year's 70th anniversary of ANZUS.
Protesters at the global climate change strike in Vancouver in September 2019.
In dismissing the youth climate case, the court acknowledged that climate change is serious, but not serious enough to reconsider the reach of the constitution.
Queenslanders head to the polls tomorrow. The Palaszczuk Labor government has vocally backed the resources industry – but our research suggests the issue will not decide the election result.