Influencer TheClimateInstitute - featured
7 mentions — 4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
China's central Hubei province will launch its carbon trading market on April 2, its emissions exchange said Tuesday, a move that could cap carbon dioxide emissions from nearly 140 of its biggest companies.
41 mentions — 6 days ago 6 days ago
Executive producers James Cameron, Jerry Weintraub, and Arnold Schwarzenegger have recruited an all-star cast for an important documentary event. Years of Li...
17 mentions — 3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Just before the economic collapse in 2008, the Canadian province passed a tax on carbon emissions. Five years later, it's a case study in smart climate policy.
7 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Erwin Jackson: Neither the government nor the ALP want us to discuss what contribution Australia is going to make to the Paris agreement on emission goals in 2015
22 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
On Monday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its latest report on the impacts of global warming. Here are 10 practical effects of climate change that you might feel in the home.
1 mentions — 4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
A leaked email has embarrassed Australian universities by suggesting they plan to avoid scrutiny of fossil fuel investments.
7 mentions — 1 week ago 1 week ago
Lord Nicholas Stern, author of a landmark 2006 study on climate change, says his conclusion global output could dive 5-20 per cent without action to curb greenhouse gases was an underestimate.
41 mentions — 1 week ago 1 week ago
The dazzling icescape at the top of our planet is mutating into a place that is barely recognizable to those who have studied it for years.The Arctic is home...
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Oh sure, let the deniers keep lying their arses off, Senator Brandis. Because, you know, Voltaire. But let's not pretend there is a debate over the central question.
5 mentions — 7 days ago 7 days ago
The world’s getting hotter, and pretty much every scientist on the planet is blaming heat-trapping gases like carbon dioxide, which are now at their highest levels…
9 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
World powers are running out of time to slash their use of high-polluting fossil fuels and stay below agreed limits on global warming, a draft U.N. study to be approved this week shows.
57 mentions — 6 days ago 6 days ago
Nobel peace prize winner calls for organisations to cut ties with industry and for investors to dump fossil fuel stocks
4 mentions — 4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
Heavy rains from the Amazon to Australia have curbed sea level rise so far this century by shifting water from the oceans to land, according to a study that rejects theories that the slowdown is tied to a pause in global warming.
4 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
A more credible emissions reduction target of 19 per cent would be a blip on Australia's economic radar, and would eventually deliver a net benefit.
5 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
At least half the world's energy supply will have to come from low-carbon sources by 2050, major UN climate change assessment will say.
2 mentions — 1 week ago 1 week ago
Technologies that suck greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere, surveyed this week in a major report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, could play a significant role in cutting Australia's emissions by 2050,according to local modelling.
12 mentions — 4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
Farmer Graeme Machonachie, his grandson, and why he decided to host a wind farm on his property.
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Just one generation ago Australian schoolkids were taught that Aboriginal people couldn’t count beyond five, wandered the desert scavenging for food, had no civilisation, couldn’t navigate and peacefully…
12 mentions — 3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
The new World Meteorological Organization statement on the status of the global climate of 2013 highlights a fact that some still wilfully prefer to ignore – climate change is already making many extreme…
Military Leaders Applaud Defense Secretary Hagel’s Attention to Climate Change at ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting
9 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
RELEASE: Military Leaders Applaud Defense Secretary Hagel’s Attention to Climate Change at ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting Washington, D.C. — The Center for Climate and Security (CCS), a policy ins...