Fossil fuels

Fish engraving on the Burrup Peninsula in Pilbara Western Australia

Cultural heritage laws were designed to help communities find their commonalities and build peace, not blindly protect disputed artefacts of our past, says UNSW's Dr Lucas Lixinski.

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Contrary to the Morrison government's claims, it does prop up the fossil fuel industry. But the money doesn't create many jobs or much profit.

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UNSW Professor Jeremy Moss examines the economic impact of the Government’s fossil fuel subsidies in the climate of COVID-19.

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The University will divest of fossil fuel assets by 2025 as part of its net zero emissions goal.

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Countries need to acknowledge that they are responsible for the emissions caused by their exports of fossil fuels.

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The National Energy Guarantee could be improved with more ambitious emission goals, but it offers the nation's energy ministers the chance to put some reliability in the system.

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Ignoring global political action on climate change places Australia at risk of being unprepared, economically and financially, for changes already taking place, writes Stephen Bygrave.

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Global energy policy, to be shaped at the G20 summit in November, might not sound like a barbeque stopper, but it could determine what our future looks like, writes Christian Downie.