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The Climate Institute is an active contributor in the media. Here you can find our Media Releases (news statements) and Media Briefs (more detailed information on key issues). 

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The RET Review’s $22 billion conveniently misses key context Aug 29, 2014 - 12:32pm

The Warburton Renewable Energy Target (RET) Review’s finding of a $22 billion resource cost has been inflated in significance and conveniently ignores key facts about fossil fuel subsidies, power prices and the climate reality of needing to decarbonise, not re-carbonise, our energy system, said The Climate Institute today.
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Kneecapping the RET is a bad call: it hurts our future prosperity and makes climate goals even harder to attain Aug 28, 2014 - 4:38pm

Cutting renewable energy investment off at the knees would entrench fossil fuel subsidies, endanger our growing clean energy industry, and blow another hole in the government’s climate policy, The Climate Institute said today in response to the Warburton Renewable Energy Target Review.
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Big power company profits - the real outcome of any changes to the Renewable Energy Target Aug 18, 2014 - 1:00am

Weakening or abolishing the Renewable Energy Target (RET) would benefit owners of polluting coal plants at the expense of households and small business, finds independent analysis released today by The Climate Institute, Australian Conservation Foundation and WWF-Australia.
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Imagery on exhibit at Customs House brings urgency to climate change Aug 06, 2014 - 11:30am

The Climate Institute is pleased to announce The Story of Our Planet Unfolds, a photographic exhibition by Creative Fellow Michael Hall, at Customs House in Sydney, 31 July – 6 September, featuring a body of work that illustrates human impacts and responses from around the world to the challenge of climate change.
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Australia lurches backwards as pollution is free again Jul 17, 2014 - 11:30am

By repealing laws that price and limit carbon pollution, Australia today became the world’s first country to dismantle a functioning and effective carbon market, taking a monumentally reckless backward leap even as other major countries are stepping up climate action, said The Climate Institute.
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