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Fire, Drought and Climate Change: Political Rhetoric vs Scientific Reality
Mar 04, 2014 - 7:30am
Today’s State of the Climate 2014 from the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) and the CSIRO joins the dots between carbon pollution, climate change, fire and drought in contrast to the Government’s reluctance to do so, said The Climate Institute.
CCA shows 5 per cent reduction target is inadequate and economically reckless
Feb 27, 2014 - 11:28am
Today’s report from the independent Climate Change Authority (CCA) should shatter the wilful blindness amongst political and business leaders that the current minimum 5 per cent 2020 reduction target is adequate or economically responsible, The Climate Institute said.
RET review should keep a focus on pollution reduction and investment benefits
Feb 17, 2014 - 4:12pm
The Renewable Energy Target (RET) review should focus on a clear objective of the policy, which since Prime Minister Howard has been to reduce Australia’s emissions, The Climate Institute said today.
Defrosting the Games: The impact of climate change on the Winter Olympics
Feb 13, 2014 - 10:00am
Only six out of the 19 locations that have previously hosted the Winter Olympics could have a climate suitable for hosting them again in the late-21st century. Diminishing snowfall impacts Australia as well, putting at risk a snow tourism and services industry worth around $1.8 billion and employing some 18,000 people.
Winter Olympians urge world leaders to tackle climate change
Feb 12, 2014 - 12:49pm
With deteriorating conditions in Sochi and a new study showing a majority of prior Winter Olympic sites will be unsuitable to host the Games again by the late 21st century, three Australians have joined over 100 other Olympians to call on world leaders to take action on climate change.