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the morrison government is attempting to spark divisions between labor and the union movement

Morrison government seeks to divide Labor and unions over emissions

The Morrison government, which is battling a persistent internal fracture on energy policy, is attempting to foment divisions between Labor and the union movement over the opposition’s 45% emissions reduction target in the run up to the election.

greens climate spokesman adam bandt calls the morrison government’s decision to use carry-over credits to meet its paris target

Greens demand documents on ‘dodgy’ carry-over credits for Paris target

The move by the Greens to extract documents relevant to the decision is an effort to keep the spotlight both on the Coalition’s decision to count a 367-megatonne contribution from carry-over credits, and also on Labor, with the opposition yet to take a decision on whether it will follow suit.

australia is still on track to miss its paris target of a 26%-28% cut to carbon emissions on 2005 levels by 2030

Australia’s carbon emissions highest on record, data shows

If emissions continue at current rate, Australia will miss Paris target by 1.1bn tonnes, Ndevr Environmental predicts — Australia’s carbon emissions are again the highest on record, according to new data from the emissions-tracking organisation Ndevr Environmental. Ndevr replicates the federal government’s national greenhouse gas inventory (NGGI) quarterly reports but releases them months ahead of …

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Labor won’t rule out using ‘accounting tricks’ to meet emissions reduction targets

Mark Butler says party will make decision on using carryover credits from the Kyoto protocol after Paris ‘rule book’ established — The shadow climate minister Mark Butler has not ruled out using carryover carbon credits from the Kyoto protocol to help Labor meet its more ambitious emissions reduction targets in the event it wins the …

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Hundreds of students striking over climate change descend on parliament

Students miss school to call on MPs to take emergency action ‘because this is our future’ — School students protesting climate change have arrived in Canberra after the prime minister told them to be less activist and go back to school. Hundreds of students lined up outside Parliament House on Wednesday wanting to speak to …

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Richard Di Natale: I will work with Labor to get action on climate change

Greens leader also targets new prime minister and Coalition who he says ‘don’t deserve to govern’ — The Greens leader Richard Di Natale will promise to work with a new Labor government to get action on climate change back on track. Di Natale makes the pledge in a landmark speech to be delivered on Monday …

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