emissions

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The push for 30km/h speed limits is not about revenue-raising or anti-cars. Even a seemingly small decrease from 40km/h to 30km/h makes a huge difference to the safety and liveability of local streets.

A truck transports coal from an open cut mine in Queensland

The Paris Agreement desperately needs to be updated. Currently the big exporters take no responsibility for the emissions created when those fossil fuels are burned overseas.

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The climate action plans of three companies in different industries – Delta Air Lines, Amazon and Microsoft – illuminate the three key strategies needed to cut carbon emissions.

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Labor's policies have to get a lot more ambitious if they want to see real reductions in emissions.

The responsibility for reducing emissions flows from federal to state to local governments, as well as to individual cities.

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It is possible to both tax carbon emissions and enrich households. A report released by UNSW Sydney outlines how.

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Not only is Australia a major greenhouse gas emitter, it is also one of the biggest exporters of fossil fuels. And we need to start taking some moral responsibility for the harm these exports cause, writes Jeremy Moss.

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Why bother with emissions-intensive, expensive and dangerous nucelar energy when there is already a better alternative to fossil fuels: the efficient use of renewable energy, argues Mark Diesendorf. 

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UNSW has launched CERPA - the Centre for Energy Research and Policy Analysis - a groundbreaking initiative to meet the challenge of fuelling the world's future.

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UNSW researchers have turned ash waste from coal-fired power stations into an environmental solution which could slash emissions in the carbon-hungry construction sector by at least 20 per cent.

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