carbon pollution

close to roads in the centre of london, atmospheric carbon dioxide can reach 1,000ppm

CO2 variations from plants overwhelmed by traffic emissions

Last Saturday the Guardian started publishing the carbon dioxide (CO2) measurement from Mauna Loa, Hawaii. Far from big sources, this is an indicator for the whole northern hemisphere. Each day you will see the numbers change a little. Over the last year they varied between 404 and 415 parts per million (ppm).

atlassian’s mike cannon-brookes says the australian tech company will become 100% renewable by 2025

Coalition ‘tying themselves in knots’ on electric vehicles, Mike Cannon-Brookes says

Mike Cannon-Brookes says the Coalition has tied itself in knots over Labor’s electric vehicles policy and that the 50% target for electric vehicle sales by 2030 is “very achievable” and not ambitious.

the guardian will publish the mauna loa carbon count every day

Why the Guardian is putting global CO2 levels in the weather forecast

As CO2 levels climb, the carbon count is a daily reminder we must tackle climate change now. The simplest measure of how the mass burning of fossil fuels is disrupting the stable climate in which human civilisation developed is the number of carbon dioxide molecules in the atmosphere.

bill shorten charges an electric car after launching labor’s climate change action plan

Coalition modelling not far off Labor’s electric vehicle target – despite criticising it

Modelling for the Morrison government’s climate policy assumes electric vehicles will make up between 25% and 50% of new car sales by 2030, a similar figure to the target set by the Labor party, which the Coalition criticised this week.

australian greens leader richard di natale (left) with climate spokesman adam bandt

Greens blast key part of Labor’s climate policy as ‘fake action’

The Greens are positioning to torpedo a key element of Labor’s new climate policy in the event Bill Shorten wins the federal election in May, telegraphing strong opposition to heavy polluters using international permits to meet their emissions reduction targets.

bill shorten says climate change is doing real damage to the environment and the economy

50% of new cars to be electric vehicles by 2030 under Labor climate change policy

Labor will set a national electric vehicles target of 50% new car sales by 2030, and 50% for the government fleet by 2025, as well as allowing business to deduct a 20% depreciation for private fleet EVs valued at more than $20,000, as part of its climate change policy to be unveiled on Monday.

the shipment of electric cars arrives in australia in 2010

‘Woefully dirty’: government accused over Australia’s failure to cut vehicle emissions

The office of the transport minister, Michael McCormack, said the government had not made a decision on “how or when” standards to cut carbon pollution from vehicles might be implemented.

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