Greenhouse gas emissions

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Pollutionwatch: what we can learn from London’s deadly smog of 1952
Seventy years on, piecemeal political policies are failing to adequately tackle toxic air

Gary Fuller

02, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Australia is on track … sort of: official expert advice urges a ‘big upward shift’ on emissions cuts
Climate change minister tells parliament official projection of 40% cut does not factor in all Labor’s policy commitments

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

01, Dec, 2022 @8:27 AM

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Plibersek’s ‘determination’ alone won’t save the Great Barrier Reef – here’s what needs to happen | Temperature Check
And scientist Dr Peter Ridd from the IPA accuses the BoM and CSIRO of ignoring what he claims are the benefits of global heating

Graham Readfearn

01, Dec, 2022 @4:08 AM

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Up to 3,000 ‘peak polluters’ given last chance to close by Dutch government
State attempts to push through plans to shut hundreds of farms to cut nitrogen oxide emissions

Senay Boztas

30, Nov, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Airbus boss warns of delay in decarbonising airline industry
Guillaume Faury expresses concern at pace of investment in facilities producing alternatives to fossil fuels

Jasper Jolly

30, Nov, 2022 @2:46 PM

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Giving up on 1.5C climate target would be gift to carbon boosters, says IEA head
Exclusive: Fatih Birol says claims that limit is dead are ‘factually incorrect and politically very wrong’

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

30, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Liberals can beat teals – Victoria proves it | Trent Zimmerman
There are clear lessons from the state election for the Liberal party in New South Wales and federally

Trent Zimmerman

30, Nov, 2022 @12:49 AM

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Big polluters given almost €100bn in free carbon permits by EU
Free allowances ‘in direct contradiction with the polluter pays principle’, WWF report says

Damian Carrington Environment editor

29, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Senator takes aim at ‘bullies’ as voice row escalates – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Mostafa Rachwani and Amy Remeikis (earlier)

29, Nov, 2022 @7:58 AM

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Ineos in talks with Rolls-Royce on mini-nuclear power plant technology
Chemicals giant wants to produce zero-carbon electricity to power planned hydrogen systems at Grangemouth refinery

Jasper Jolly

27, Nov, 2022 @5:43 PM

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Ulez to be expanded across whole of Greater London from August
Mayor says ultra-low emission zone has been ‘transformational’ and expansion will benefit 5m more people

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

25, Nov, 2022 @12:42 PM

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‘A gentle calm’: France’s streets once again echo to sound of working horses
Towns say they are not driven by nostalgia as they opt for horsepowered bin collections and school runs

Angelique Chrisafis in Hennebont

25, Nov, 2022 @10:34 AM

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