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4 reasons our gas and electricity prices are suddenly sky-high

Image: Shutterstock Gas users and the incoming government are describing Australia’s sudden east coast energy crisis as “apocalyptic” and “a perfect storm”. There is no doubt...

Net zero by 2050 will hit a major timing problem technology can’t solve. We need to talk about cutting consumption

Image: Shutterstock Many climate activists, scientists, engineers and politicians are trying to reassure us the climate crisis can be solved rapidly without any changes to lifestyle,...

Time’s up: why Australia has to quit stalling and wean itself off fossil fuels

Image: Getty If the world acts now, we can avoid the worst outcomes of climate change without any significant effect on standards of living. That’s...

IPCC finds the world has its best chance yet to slash emissions – if it seizes the opportunity

Image: Shutterstock The world has its best chance yet to reduce greenhouse gas emissions quickly, but hard and fast cuts are needed across all sectors...

Global emissions almost back to pre-pandemic levels after unprecedented drop in 2020, new analysis shows

  Image: Shutterstock Global carbon dioxide emissions have bounced back after COVID-19 restrictions and are likely to reach close to pre-pandemic levels this year, our analysis released...

How Australia’s coal country past is scuppering its renewable energy future

  Image: Shutterstock The crucial climate change summit in Glasgow has just begun, and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is bringing his widely criticised plan for net-zero emissions...