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Risk? What risk? The fossil fuel industry walks both sides of the street

The IPCC report says climate change impacts are occurring now, and the risks of greater impacts need to be managed. The fossil fuel industry relies on politicians and business to ignore those risks.

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Here’s a Liberals-friendly idea to get abatement revving

Adding an open-ended market element to Greg Hunt’s carbon abatement auction could tempt otherwise-frightened firms into the emissions reduction game.

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Why we’ve all been talking about the wrong budget

Does Australia need a carbon budget? The UK has one, and British climate adviser David Kennedy tells Crikey it would aid efforts to reduce emissions across industry.

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Parkinson: low-carbon economy not as hard as it looks

Our hung parliament presented, for the first time in living memory, an opportunity to deal with the substantive policy issues ignored in the campaign, writes Giles Parkinson of Climate Spectator.

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Parkinson: EU carbon … a zero-sum game?

Just as the federal government prepares to announce details of its carbon pricing regime in the next week or two, the European emissions trading scheme is lurching through another crisis, writes Giles Parkinson.

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Final frontier for Turnbull’s emissions reduction

Opposition leader Malcolm Turnbull unveils his complex emissions reduction scheme today. But negotiations between the government and Opposition will still be required, writes Lenore Taylor.

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USA vs Oz: Same warming planet, different targets

Do Obama and Rudd’s climate change targets relate to the same planet? asks Andrew Glikson.

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