Good morning, early birds. Turkey has launched its attack into north-eastern Syria following the withdrawal of US forces, and a new report shines a spotlight on the 20 worst emissions offenders. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
As Scott Morrison showed in Tuvalu this week, language has always been central to the politics of climate change.
Shareholders are demanding real action on climate change, but how can they make businesses deliver?
By itself, Queensland’s proposed Adani coal mine would result in 5 billion tonnes of carbon-dioxide greenhouse gas emissions. Clearly, Adani is a "carbon-bomb".
And what will we see once we embrace cheap renewables? An end to the internal combustion engine, for a start, writes freelance journalist Doug Hendrie.
As the biggest financier of fossil fuels in Australia, ANZ can't afford to conceal its role in GHG emissions from shareholders.
Climate talks are making progress in Peru (with one noted dissenting voice -- no points for guessing). But the fossil fuel industry has a trillion reasons to try to stop climate action.
What's the biggest story in the business world? It's the ANU's decision to divest from fossil fuel funds, which is bigger news than the Glencore/Rio merger ... apparently. Tom Swann, research assistant at The Australia Institute, crunches the numbers.
Jonathan Moylan deserved the sentence he got -- do the crime, do the time. But the bigger lie is the one spread by the coal industry -- that we can continue to rely on fossil fuels.