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China prepares to expand carbon market with sixth scheme

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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.

Years of Living Dangerously Official Trailer (2014)

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Executive producers James Cameron, Jerry Weintraub, and Arnold Schwarzenegger have recruited an all-star cast for an important documentary event. Years of Li...

Australia's record hot year much more likely because of global warming: report

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Global warming caused by humans "vastly increased the odds" of Australia's record hot year in 2013, according to Australian research cited in the World Meteorological Organisation's annual Status of the Global Climate report.

Here’s why B.C.’s carbon tax is super popular — and effective

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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.

Climate targets: Australia can't be caught napping while others take action

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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

Ten ways you personally will notice the effects of climate change

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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.

Universities face claim they avoid scrutiny of fossil fuel investments

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A leaked email has embarrassed Australian universities by suggesting they plan to avoid scrutiny of fossil fuel investments.

Our Year of Extremes: Did Climate Change Just Hit Home?

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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...

Welcome to the Idea of Carbon Removal on Vimeo

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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…

Time running out to slash fossil fuel use, new IPCC report to say

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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.

Climate change worsening all aspects of life in China, says leaked IPCC report

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The leaked report of the world’s leading body of climate experts says threats to water, food, health, homes, industries and ecosystems in China are all rising due to global warming

Desmond Tutu calls for anti-apartheid style boycott of fossil fuel industry

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Nobel peace prize winner calls for organisations to cut ties with industry and for investors to dump fossil fuel stocks

Sea-level rise to accelerate as La Nina effect ebbs, study finds

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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.

The real 'cost' of making an effort

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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.

Time running out to beat climate change, UN warns

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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.

Bio-energy to reduce emissions

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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.

A decision for his grandson’s future

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Farmer Graeme Machonachie, his grandson, and why he decided to host a wind farm on his property.

Green tech revolution needed to avoid climate change dangers, says Nicholas Stern

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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.

Global meteorology report puts yet more heat on climate politics

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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

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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...

Votes, not vetoes: a new way to cut a United Nations climate deal

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Anyone who has watched in frustration as the United Nations repeatedly failed to secure a meaningful climate treaty could be forgiven for taking a rather glum view on this weekend’s report by the Intergovernmental…