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First thoughts on Australia’s carbon budget

The Climate Change Authority (CCA) has begun a 10-month study into Australia’s greenhouse emissions targets, a review that is likely to recommend a national “carbon budget” for the very first…

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New report focuses on growing ‘carbon bubble’

The Carbon Tracker Initiative, out of the UK, has a new report out warning that too much investment in fossil fuel reserves risks bringing on a new global economic crisis….

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How much can we get out of the CFI?

An opinion article in Climate Spectator today says the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI )will offset between 5 and 39 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year by 2020, with a…

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32 per cent change that Abbott can kill the carbon price

Analysis published yesterday by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) says that there is a 32 per cent chance that Australia’s carbon price will be repealed after the 14 September federal election….

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Obama says he will put a price on carbon

President Barack Obama in the State of the Union address laid out his plan for pursuing a price on carbon in the United States. Obama said: “I urge this Congress…

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Renewable energy now cheaper than fossil fuels in Australia

Renewable energy is now cheaper than electricity from new-build coal- and gas-fired power stations in Australia, according to new analysis from research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance.  The study shows…

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29 OECD countries price carbon; many higher than Australia

New research released by the OECD today says that 29 countries have higher ‘effective’ carbon prices than Australia. Taxing Energy Use: A Graphical Analysis provides systematic statistics on energy and…

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GCS UPDATE: Field research begins on Beetaloo

As part of the filling research gap proposal, GCS is collecting soil data on Beetaloo Station in the Northern Territory. This field work kicked off in late September and is continuing…

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