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News: Scope 3 emissions ignored once again

From the Director: Australia's exported emissions excluded once again Last week the NSW Legislative Council held a hearing into The Berejiklian Government’s Environmental Planning and Assessment (Territorial Limits) Bill. The bill proposes to stop planning authorities considering the end point GH...

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News: COP25, solar desalination plants and UNEP set-backs

From the Director: COP25 - cutting emissions is not enough The latest round of UN climate negotiations - COP 25 – began in Madrid this week. The Conference will attempt to make progress on ramping up measures to meet domestic reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. But one thing that COP 25 is un...

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News: Fire warnings, protests and individual action

The crisis a long time coming Scientists at the CSIRO predicted in 1987 that devastating fires would be more likely to occur due to climate change. Dr. Tom Beer, who was responsible for the study connecting fire danger with climate change, blames fossil fuel lobbyists for action not being taken to...

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News: Trump’s failure, boycotting, and a new law set to disregard scope 3 emissions

A set back in global leadership: is it time to start focusing on sub-national actors? In the US, President Trump has begun what will be a year long process of formally leaving the Paris Agreement. The world’s second largest emitting country leaving the global agreement on emissions reduction has...