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Menadue: why did we go on smoko from Asia?

It seems counter-intuitive when one considers the Asian presence — students, visitors and trade. But we are probably less Asia-ready than we were 20 years ago, says John Menadue.

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Parkinson: Garnaut’s inconvenient truths

The first three instalments of Professor Ross Garnaut’s update to his Climate Change Review have been a welcome boost to the government’s ability to press its case for a carbon price, writes Giles Parkinson, of Climate Spectator.

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Greens and climate change … welcome back to the real world

So with a great (self-trumpeted) fanfare, the Greens have returned to the climate change debate — and about bloody time.

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National Times | THE WORLD|

Garnaut: Thumbs up for the Obama Accord

Copenhagen was a complete fiasco. However, the ‘Obama Accord’ that came out of it is a step in the right direction and probably the best we could have hoped for, writes Ross Garnaut.

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Copenhagen reality check #1: 25% by 2020 isn’t in the ball park

You can bet your house that Copenhagen will not conclude with a 25% mandatory target for all the developed economies. But is that even what we need to do, or is the whole of the Copenhagen process wrapped in an enormous delusion? asks David Spratt.

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The Sydney Morning Herald | ENVIRONMENT|

Costello: We can shape Copenhagen? Tell ‘em he’s dreaming

Don’t get sick of the ETS, because it will dominate the news for years. But, it would be stupid to agree to targets pre Copenhagen and any targets will be changed in the future anyway. Peter Costello will even bet you on it.

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Garnaut: The ETS cannot be further distorted

A year since he released his final Climate Change Review, Ross Garnaut reflects on developments and disasters in the ongoing climate change challenge.

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The results are in on the world’s first national youth climate vote

The results are in from the world’s first national youth climate vote, and they’re startling reports Anna Rose. Can this generation take the planet back from the brink?

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Eureka Street | ENVIRONMENT|

There’s no opting out of the Natural Contract

In the future, will we — those who failed to act on climate change — be viewed in the same light as slave owners? The Natural Contract will become as common as the Social Contract, writes Bronwyn Lay.

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Australia’s climate policy Achilles’ heel

If we are going to improve the content or ambition of the Copenhagen agreement, world leaders — including the Prime Minister — will need to step up, begin to break some political deadlocks and inject some momentum into the UN talks, writes Erwin Jackson.

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Rudd’s 25% carbon target is just a stunt

Why would the Government put forward a 25% target that hasn’t been modelled and is based on conditions that cannot be satisfied, asks Andrew Macintosh.

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Clive Hamilton essay: Politics trumps science in Garnaut report

When it comes to negotiating targets on the world stage, perception is everything. But Garnaut’s subtle negotiating strategy has already foundered on its awful optics, writes Clive Hamilton.

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Garnaut focuses on stuff that might work

For Garnaut, the case for addressing climate change remains a conservative, economically cautious one, writes Bernard Keane.

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Dismal logic: Garnaut at a glance

Ross Garnaut’s final report warns that Australia faces an even grimmer climate change future than previously estimated, writes Bernard Keane.

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Big business: emissions trading = catastrophe

There’s remarkable unanimity among Australia’s largest businesses about the impact of the Federal Government’s emissions trading scheme, writes Bernard Keane.

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Garnaut, treasury and the high cost of complacency

The Government needs to switch at least some of its attention to the problems of implementing and paying for an adaptation strategy, writes Bernard Keane.

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The Garnaut target: no time for a quitters strategy

Australia should not quit protecting future generations from dangerous global climate impacts, writes John Connor.

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Garnaut’s recommended 10% emission cut

The fast disappearance of Arctic Sea ice suggest the IPCC’s and Garnaut’s time tables are superseded by the pace of climate change, writes Dr Andrew Glikson.

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Garnaut’s scary glimpse into China

Last Friday Garnaut delivered the good news about China’s efforts to suppress its fossil fuel emissions. Problem is, it’s also bad news, writes Simon Grose.

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Mungo: Give it a go Garnaut

We are now the worst per capita polluter on the planet, and gold medal winners tend to be noticed, wrties Mungo MacCallum.

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Garnaut bows to the insanity of growth fetishism

The Garnaut report demonstrates the insane power of our obsession with economic growth, writes Clive Hamilton.

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Flannery: Garnaut has made a good first step

Speaking exclusively to Crikey, Tim Flannery has solid praise for the emissions targets set today by Ross Garnaut, but says the game could change drastically in as little as five years from now.

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Hamilton: Garnaut’s report barely conceals his despair

In the end, Garnaut invests his hopes in the public, writes Clive Hamilton.

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VIDEO: Ross Garnaut delivers Australia’s emmission target statement

Ross “Mr 10%” Garnaut has delivered Australia’s long awaited emmission target. See the video of his statement here.

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Milne: Garnaut stuffs up his own prisoner’s dilemma

Greens Senator Christine Milne says, the ball is now in the Government’s court. Will it take the easy way out that Garnaut has given it? Or will it step up to the plate and deliver the 40% emissions cuts on 1990 levels?

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