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Australia tried to water down climate change resolution at Pacific Islands Forum

PM of Tuvalu said a country ‘starting with capital A’ wanted qualifications made to a communique on climate change and emissions — Australia attempted to water down a resolution on climate change agreed by country representatives at the Pacific Islands Forum, a leader attending the event has claimed. Pacific leaders issued the Boe declaration on …

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Greenpeace and GetUp launch campaign to kill national energy guarantee

Exclusive: Television ads in Victoria and Queensland aim to get state governments to veto Turnbull’s set piece policy — The Queensland and Victorian governments will be hit with a new television advertising campaign in an effort to persuade them to torpedo the national energy guarantee at a critical meeting in early August. The activist group …

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No end to climate wars if energy pact offers concession to coal, Labor warns

A new subsidy would ‘destroy any chance of the government attracting broad support’ — Labor has warned the government that new subsidies for coal as part of any internal settlement on the national energy guarantee will scuttle the chances of securing peace after 10 years of warring over climate and energy policy. The shadow climate …

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Record emissions keep Australia on path to missing Paris target

Annual carbon emissions, excluding unreliable data, higher than ever, report says — Australia’s emissions over the past year were again the highest on record when unreliable data from land use and forestry sectors are excluded, according to new data from NDEVR Environmental. If the country’s greenhouse gas emissions continue on their current trajectory, Australia will …

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