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Red alert for the planet: UN chief’s call to phase out coal by 2030

Red alert for the planet: UN chief’s call to phase out coal by 2030

The Secretary-General of the United Nations marks Earth Day - Thursday - by penning this warning: time is running out to prevent the climate crisis from becoming a permanent global catastrophe.

  • by Antonio Guterres

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Australia to fund low-emissions research as world sets ambitious climate targets

Australia to fund low-emissions research as world sets ambitious climate targets

Australia is banking on international action to tackle climate change, announcing on Thursday a $566 million fund for collaborations on new technologies.

  • by Mike Foley
Climate pressure mounts on Morrison government before US Earth Day summit

Climate pressure mounts on Morrison government before US Earth Day summit

Foreign governments and Australian industry are calling for bold policies from the Morrison government to drive down emissions and tackle climate change.

  • by Nick O'Malley and Mike Foley
The world running out of patience with our excuses on climate change

The world running out of patience with our excuses on climate change

Australia will come under unprecedented pressure to join global efforts to stop global warming at US President Joe Biden’s Climate Leaders Summit.

  • by Michele O'Neil
What keeps climate scientists like me awake at night - and why the next 10 years are so critical

What keeps climate scientists like me awake at night - and why the next 10 years are so critical

The Climate Council says Australia needs to triple its ambition to cut carbon emissions by 2030. Here’s why.

  • by Lesley Hughes
We can’t wait for this government. Let’s beat emissions together

We can’t wait for this government. Let’s beat emissions together

Citizens, industry and communities in Australia need to pick up the slack from our politicians, who dropped the reins long ago. Here’s how.

  • by Ketan Joshi
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Alan Finkel: ‘Never let the pursuit of perfection get in the way of the very good’

Alan Finkel: ‘Never let the pursuit of perfection get in the way of the very good’

The 68-year-old neuroscientist, electrical engineer and entrepreneur discusses why he is striving for an “electric planet”, being comfortable with no afterlife, and how he feels about his ageing body.

  • by Benjamin Law
Australian emissions fall again due to renewables and COVID-19

Australian emissions fall again due to renewables and COVID-19

Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions continued to decline at the end of 2020 as an acceleration of the decarbonisation of the electricity sector outweighed a revival of pollution from transport and industry, according to analysis by consultants Ndevr Environment.

  • by Peter Hannam
Turnbull named head of NSW government’s climate advisory board

Turnbull named head of NSW government’s climate advisory board

The former prime minister will head a new board to advise the NSW government’s long-term climate policy in his first major political post since being toppled three years ago.

  • by Peter Hannam
NSW Environment Minister opposes electric car tax backed by Treasurer
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NSW Environment Minister opposes electric car tax backed by Treasurer

Matt Kean wants to encourage electric car users while Dominic Perrottet wants to tax them. It’s a disagreement playing out across the country.

  • by Nick O'Malley
Prime Minister must take his foot off the electric vehicle brake

Prime Minister must take his foot off the electric vehicle brake

Australia has been left at the starting line in the race to adopt EV technology.

  • by The Herald's View