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View over the trees in Healesville Victoria

A new report shows the urgent need for action to mitigate climate change and biodiversity loss, and the significant consequences facing all life on Earth in failing to do so.

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There's a lot individuals can do to trigger action on climate change, UNSW researchers say.

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From higher mortgages to hoarding outdated technologies, how will the government’s current stance on climate change affect the economy for Australians?

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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.

Coal train

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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