Angus Taylor

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‘A long way to play out’: Nationals fail to reach agreement on 2050 emissions reductions
Angus Taylor briefs junior Coalition partner on policy proposal but any deal remains a long way off

Amy Remeikis

17, Oct, 2021 @10:01 AM

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Eight years, 20 policies: how Australia’s leaders have fumbled and dithered on climate
How did we get here? And how much has actually changed? Before we look forward to 2050, let’s take a look back …

Amy Remeikis

16, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Angus Taylor advised by department that IPCC climate report was ‘balanced’, documents show
Emissions reduction minister told to expect more vigorous calls for ambitious targets before Barnaby Joyce declined to endorse findings

Daniel Hurst

08, Oct, 2021 @12:30 AM

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Can Australia’s path to net-zero really be fuelled by carbon capture and LNG?
More millions for carbon capture, more new coalmines and rising gas consumption for bigger LNG exports are incompatible with Morrison’s claimed net zero urgency

Graham Readfearn

06, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Andrew Forrest criticises use of carbon capture and storage saying it fails ‘19 out of 20 times’
As the Morrison government invests $250m in the technology, the Fortescue metals chief says ‘it’s a good soundbite but it doesn’t work’

Lisa Cox

04, Oct, 2021 @5:17 AM

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Coalition approves plan to award carbon credits to CCS fossil fuel projects
Decision follows lobbying by oil and gas company Santos, who have said they would not start a CCS project without access to carbon credit revenue

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

01, Oct, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Scott Morrison allies rewarded in cabinet reshuffle as Christian Porter portfolio split in two
WA MP Ben Morton named special minister of state, and Alex Hawke promoted to cabinet as reward for role in Kabul evacuation

Amy Remeikis

01, Oct, 2021 @5:20 AM

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Does Scott Morrison’s climate spin match his government’s record on emissions?
This is the first of a weekly column examining claims about climate change made by governments, politicians, business and in the media

Graham Readfearn

29, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Thinktank calls for carbon trading desk for small farmers and climate-focused livestock research
The Grattan Institute’s report on agriculture says farmers should directly benefit from efforts to curb emissions, currently 15% of Australia’s total

Natasha May

26, Sep, 2021 @5:31 PM

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Coalition inertia on climate undermines Australia’s credibility in region, ex-diplomats warn
The group, including former ambassadors and high commissioners, says urgent action is an ‘ethical and moral responsibility towards future generations’

Katharine Murphy

26, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Scott Morrison will return home to a fight on two fronts – and one could prove ruinous | Katharine Murphy
Replacing Christian Porter is just the start of the PM’s problems, as climate jostling in the National party over net zero threatens to spill into all-out warfare

Katharine Murphy

26, Sep, 2021 @6:29 AM

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Morning mail: Indigenous vaccination rates lag, Texas abortion ban, hospital pressure
Thursday: Western Australian regions have lowest Covid vaccination rates. Plus: camera discovery reveals climber’s last images before fatal avalanche

Richard Parkin

01, Sep, 2021 @9:06 PM

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