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As the Coalition and Labor inch closer on emissions, are Australia’s climate wars ending?
With big business backing Labor’s climate policy and net zero gaining bipartisan support, the climate battle is transitioning into a new phase

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

20, Dec, 2021 @1:37 AM

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Mining giant concedes emissions ‘blowout’ at Queensland coalmine
Documents show Anglo American breached carbon limits at Capcoal mine by at least 841,000 tonnes over four years

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

15, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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As the Coalition and Labor pretend Australia’s ageing coal plants have a future, the figures don’t add up | Temperature check
When will MPs level with voters in coal communities that the economics of clean energy will mean plants shutting earlier than planned?

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

09, Dec, 2021 @1:04 AM

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‘Captured’ by coal: NSW government overturns decision to block mine expansion
Decision to reject Dendrobium plans has been reversed despite potential damage to drinking water

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

06, Dec, 2021 @2:13 AM

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Labor’s climate plan can’t fix 12 years of broken politics – but it could be the catalyst Australia needs
With parts of the business community ready to move on emissions, the opposition’s modest goal could be easily met – or surpassed

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

03, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Woodside’s new Western Australian gas project ‘a bet against’ global 1.5C goal, report finds
Climate Analytics says Scarborough project’s emissions expected to be 1.37bn tonnes of CO2, which would slow push to reach net zero

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

02, Dec, 2021 @8:41 PM

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Cop26 coal deal sends ‘clear message’ to Coalition – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Cait Kelly (now) and Christopher Knaus (earlier)

14, Nov, 2021 @6:44 AM

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Five questions the Morrison government must answer now it has agreed to the Cop26 pact
If Australia wants to stop being seen as a climate ‘wrecker’ it needs to increase its 2030 emissions target, phase down coal power and cut fossil fuel subsidies. Will it?

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

14, Nov, 2021 @5:26 AM

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Anti-pandemic law protesters seen carrying prop gallows; Cop26 in extra time – as it happened
Thousands march in Melbourne CBD as Victoria reports 1,221 new Covid-19 cases, NSW 250 and the ACT 11. This blog is now closed

Mostafa Rachwani and Matilda Boseley (earlier)

13, Nov, 2021 @6:41 AM

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Cop26: Australia accused of ‘hiding’ while opposing deal needed to limit catastrophic climate breakdown
Australia does not support deal needed to keep alive chance of limiting global heating to 1.5C

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

13, Nov, 2021 @4:47 AM

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Cop26: deadline for agreeing crucial climate deal passes but negotiations set to continue – as it happened
Deadline passes for global deal to tackle climate change but negotiations to continue

Bibi van der Zee, Tom Levitt ,Matthew Taylor and Alan Evans

12, Nov, 2021 @7:18 PM

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Second Cop26 draft text: Coal phaseout remains in but some language softened
Negotiators in Glasgow are working to come to an agreement as the conference enters its final day

Fiona Harvey, Damian Carrington, Adam Morton and agencies

12, Nov, 2021 @7:57 AM

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