Paris climate agreement

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Australians are in love with big polluting cars – here are some alternatives
Seven out of the top 10 car sold are large utes or SUVs – but there are EV replacements, either already in Australia or being developed overseas

Emily Wind

24, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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The 1.5C global heating target is more than just a number | Letters
Letters: Neil Blackshaw laments those who dismiss expert advice on the climate crisis, while Aaron Turpin urges individuals to take responsibility


16, Sep, 2022 @4:25 PM

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First climate lawsuit against Russian government launched over emissions
Group of activists file supreme court case demanding stronger action on meeting Paris accord goals

Waseem Mohamed

13, Sep, 2022 @9:49 AM

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Coalmine expansion approved for Hunter region would cause almost 1bn tonnes of emissions
Future of Mount Pleasant project to be decided by federal environment and water minister, Tanya Plibersek, but activists say it is ‘reckless’ and should be rejected

Lisa Cox

06, Sep, 2022 @8:51 AM

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Labor backing fossil fuel projects could scupper Greens support for 43% target
Adam Bandt vows to push Albanese government ‘further and faster’ on emissions reduction

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

13, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Australia’s emissions climbed in Coalition’s final year as transport and fossil fuels wiped out gains during Covid
New data shows carbon pollution rose 0.8% in 2021 as manufacturing, agriculture and gas bounced back from pandemic lockdowns

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

27, Jun, 2022 @4:05 AM

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Energy treaty update fails to address climate crisis, activists say
1994 agreement allows investors to sue governments for changes in energy policy that harm their profits

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

24, Jun, 2022 @4:01 PM

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Young people go to European court to stop treaty that aids fossil fuel investors
Five claimants aged 17-31 want their governments to exit the energy charter treaty, which compensates oil and gas firms

Jennifer Rankin and Arthur Neslen in Brussels

21, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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After winning the climate election, Labor must be the climate government the whole world needs | Bill Hare
For years Australia was a roadblock to global climate action. It’s time we returned to the right side of history

Bill Hare

05, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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The Guardian view on Australia’s election: Labor needs to go bigger on climate | Editorial
Editorial: Labor won by offering modest environmental policies. It will have to go further in office to deal with the climate emergency


27, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Scott Morrison softened his defiant language on climate change action amid UK trade deal
Documents indicate PM’s changes to foreign policy speech coincided with environment agreement in trade talks

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

21, May, 2022 @1:43 AM

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Revealed: the ‘carbon bombs’ set to trigger catastrophic climate breakdown
Exclusive: Oil and gas majors are planning scores of vast projects that threaten to shatter the 1.5C climate goal. If governments do not act, these firms will continue to cash in as the world burns

Damian Carrington Matthew Taylor

11, May, 2022 @11:57 AM

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