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Stride or shuffle at the upcoming Lima climate talks Nov 20, 2014 - 1:00am

As nations head into the Lima climate change negotiations later this month, Australia should restate its commitment to participate in a new post-2020 framework that is consistent with the national interest of avoiding 2ºC of global warming, should lay out a transparent process for defining our initial post-2020 target, and boost short-term domestic actions, The Climate Institute concludes in a new report on key issues for the Lima summit.
Media Brief

How ambitious are China's climate targets? Nov 17, 2014 - 3:15pm

What is China doing to meet its climate goals? The factsheet that is downloadable below outlines China's climate target and its ambition, and fact checks statements made in recent days around whether China can meet this target, and how.
Media Release

G20 puts climate and economic link in spotlight Nov 16, 2014 - 5:00pm

The Climate Institute welcomes the emphasis the G20 communique and weekend events have placed on the urgency of climate change, its economic importance and the need for all nations to act. “It is refreshing and encouraging that world leaders are highly concerned and keen to emphasise the need to address climate change, especially in the context of economic growth and other key global issues,” said John Connor, CEO of The Climate Institute.
Media Release

ERF screams inadequacy in wake of historic US-China climate pact Nov 13, 2014 - 12:01pm

The historic US-China emissions reduction agreement further reveals the inadequacy of the government’s Emission Reduction Fund (ERF), which will need to be significantly altered to be able to address Australia’s post-2020 emissions reduction responsibilities, or will cost taxpayers tens of billions, said The Climate Institute today.
Media Release

US-China emission targets spotlight Australia's lack of ambition and action on climate change Nov 12, 2014 - 4:27pm

The United States and China have announced their post-2020 emissions reduction targets, eclipsing Australian efforts and adding further pressure to the government to come up with credible climate policy, said The Climate Institute.
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