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More than $1bn of Coalition’s climate funding could go to fossil fuel projects, analysis finds
‘Clean’ hydrogen and carbon capture and storage head list of funding pledges since net zero promise

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

20, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Australia’s climate data to UN questioned as study finds land clearing in Queensland underreported
If national emissions data is incorrect then Australia less likely to be on track to meet Coalition’s target of a 26-28% cut by 2030

Peter Hannam and Adam Morton

18, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Industry call for Australia to ‘unlock wealth’ of new oil and gas fields at odds with IEA warning
Increasing supply is ‘absolutely part of the solution’ to decarbonising the economy, Appea chair tells conference

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

17, May, 2022 @10:16 AM

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Living costs in outer suburbs would be slashed under plan to ‘electrify everything’, analysis finds
Fitting every home with solar panels and batteries and replacing gas devices and petrol cars could save households more than $5,000 a year

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

12, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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An election guide: factchecking Morrison and Albanese on climate claims | Temperature Check
Climate science may not be front and centre in the election campaign to date, but its impact on consumers – and voters – still rears its head

Adam Morton

12, May, 2022 @6:03 AM

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‘Our ancestors are in the rocks’: Australian gas project threatens ancient carvings – and emissions blowout
Custodians of petroglyphs in remote north-west say Woodside’s $12bn ‘carbon bomb’ spells disaster for culture and climate

Eleanor de Jong in Karratha and Adam Morton

11, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘Devastating’: 91% of reefs surveyed on Great Barrier Reef affected by coral bleaching in 2022
Report reveals extent of sixth mass bleaching event with worst-affected reefs between Cape Tribulation and Whitsundays

Adam Morton and Lisa Cox

10, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Missing in action: five issues the major parties are avoiding in the 2022 federal election
Key areas such as conservation, the arts, science and education have been neglected in a narrowly focused campaign

Adam Morton, Donna Lu, Kelly Burke and Paul Karp

07, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Coalition climate target consistent with more than 3C global heating, research says
Despite risks of irreversible climate impacts neither major party have emissions reduction goals that will best limit the catastrophic damage

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

05, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Government’s legacy ‘a toxic miasma of division’, Ryan says – as it happened
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Stephanie Convery, Tory Shepherd and Amy Remeikis (earlier)

05, May, 2022 @8:49 AM

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Australia’s biggest industrial players are focusing on climate solutions – why isn’t the political debate? | Temperature Check
Tomago Aluminium previously said shifting away from coal could lead to blackouts – now it’s publicly embracing renewables in the middle of an election campaign

Adam Morton

05, May, 2022 @5:21 AM

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ABC misses out on final leaders’ debate; key independents back call for robodebt inquiry – as it happened
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Caitlin Cassidy (now) and Amy Remeikis (earlier)

02, May, 2022 @9:04 AM

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