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'Long, slow, horrible': Former Defence officers warn of climate impacts on national security

Former Defence Force officers, including a former chief of the Australian military, have warned that climate change will emerge as the defining security threat of the 21st century and urged governments to step up their responses accordingly.

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Carbon dysfunction drives surging electricity bills

Surging electricity prices are at least partly the fault of political bickering over climate change.

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	Pope Francis and Angela Merkel talk climate change

Pope Francis and Angela Merkel talk climate change

Merkel said the pope (left) encouraged her to work to preserve the Paris climate accord despite US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the agreement at the beginning of the month.

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ANU scientist first Australian to win Nobel-equivalent Kyoto Prize

ANU scientist first Australian to win Nobel-equivalent Kyoto Prize

Scientist Graham Farquhar's work improving water-efficient crops and analysing climate change sees him become the first Australian to receive the Kyoto Prize, the highest honour for scientists working in fields not covered by the Nobel Prize.

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The endangered elephant in the energy room

Where is the environment in debates about climate change and energy?

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Politics live: Malcolm Turnbull faces leadership pressure on energy

The Prime Minister finds himself under leadership pressure - again - over energy and climate change

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Politics live as Malcolm Turnbull faces leadership pressure on energy

The Prime Minister finds himself under leadership pressure - again - over energy and climate change

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Labor to question Finkel over 'curious' element of energy report

Labor to question Finkel over 'curious' element of energy report

Australia's chief scientist Alan Finkel will face a grilling from Labor over his recommendations for a clean energy target, but the party's climate change spokesperson says they aren't "casting doubt on the work" by questioning his report.

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Queen's honours list the most progressive since 1975

The Queen’s Birthday 2017 honours list is probably the most progressive in Australian history with the top award going to advocates of climate change, same sex marriage, philanthropists and the nation’s leading actress.

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Could the Finkel report end the war over climate policy?

Could the Finkel report end the war over climate policy?

Australia's chief scientist will today unveil a new blueprint for the nation's energy policy aimed at ending almost a decade of political conflict on climate change policy.

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Canberra Times Editorial Friday June 8, 2017: Need to get switched on to energy crisis

After years of political equivocation, a high voltage report on climate change and the energy market will today be made public.

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California, Chinese university set up climate change institute

California, Chinese university set up climate change institute

A newly created institute between the state of California and China's Tsinghua University is set to step up on climate change policies in the wake of US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris agreement last week.

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Businesses push for political parties to compromise on climate change

Businesses push for political parties to compromise on climate change

Big Australian businesses plead with both sides of parliament to stop arguing about climate change policies, ahead of the release of a report by chief science Alan Finkel expected to call for a low emissions target.

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Bill Shorten offers 'olive branch' to Malcolm Turnbull to end climate wars

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has written to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull offering bipartisan co-operation on climate change policy, after a "decade of toxic politics" in the area.

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Labor indicates it may support low emissions target to tackle climate change

Labor indicates it may support low emissions target to tackle climate change

A decade of political warring over energy and climate change policy can soon come to an end, with the Federal Opposition indicating it may consider a Low Emissions Target.

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Australians want focus on renewables not coal, Lowy poll finds

Australians overwhelmingly want governments to favour renewable energy over fossil fuels even if it costs more, and concerns about climate change are continuing to rebound, a new Lowy Institute poll finds.

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Tony Abbott delivers thinly veiled warning over climate change policy shift

Tony Abbott has delivered a thinly veiled warning on climate change policy to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, arguing a new low emissions target should deliver cheaper power and not "clobber" Australia's economy.

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At least Donald Trump is true to himself about climate change

We are trying – admittedly, without much success so far – to make our home a Tr*mp-free zone. It's just too depressing. Watching a great nation disgrace itself before the rest of the world.

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Josh Frydenberg hits the phones to keep government MPs in line over climate, Paris deal

Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has hit the phones to the Coalition backbench to calm growing concerns about the federal government's climate change review, and to stress the need for Australia to remain in the Paris agreement.

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Malcolm Turnbull's carbon capture plan has one big problem

The Coalition's new climate change strategy won't realistically work without including the thing they've spent years demonising.

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The free market will teach Trump the error of his ways on climate policy

The free market will teach Trump the error of his ways on climate policy

The argument about climate change has passed and most businesses now accept the inevitability of a carbon price, so US President Donald Trump's push to rejuvenate coal puts his America First policy at odds with the course of the rest of the world, wr

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'Cutting edge' German research ship visits Fremantle on expedition

'Cutting edge' German research ship visits Fremantle on expedition

The RV Sonne, a German deep-ocean research vessel, arrives in Fremantle in Western Australia as part of a trip to study the impact of climate change on the ocean and the sea floor.

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German research ship docks in Fremantle on expedition

German research ship docks in Fremantle on expedition

The RV Sonne, a German deep-ocean research vessel, arrives in Fremantle in Western Australia as part of a trip to study the impact of climate change on the ocean and the sea floor.

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How climate change is putting koalas at risk

How climate change is putting koalas at risk

Australia's koalas populations and their coastal gum tree habitats could be devastated by rising sea levels, which would trigger toxic die-back disease, a scientific conference is told.

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6 charts that show Trump is out of step with US thinking on climate change

6 charts that show Trump is out of step with US thinking on climate change

Donald Trump says he was elected to represent "Pittsburgh, not Paris", but Americans have repeatedly said they support action on climate change.

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Paris climate deal: White House won't say if Trump believes in climate change

President Donald Trump's aide have refused to confirm whether he believes in climate change.

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World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' despite Trump's climate accord snub

World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' despite Trump's climate accord snub

China and Europe pledge to join forces to save "Mother Earth" in the face of US President Donald Trump's decision to take the world's second largest carbon polluter out of the Paris climate change deal.

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	World unites against Trump pulling out of Paris deal

World unites against Trump pulling out of Paris deal

Donald Trump has been heavily crticised by a host of world leaders after pulling the United States out of the Paris accord on climate change.

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While the US exits the Paris accord, China takes real action on climate change

Chinese premier Li Keqiang was expected to issue a joint statement with the European Union in Brussels on Friday reaffirming the world's biggest greenhouse gas polluter would fully meet its Paris Agreement goals.

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	The world unites to condemn Donald Trump Paris agreement

The world unites to condemn Donald Trump Paris agreement

Donald Trump has been heavily crticised by a host of world leaders after pulling the United States out of the Paris accord on climate change.

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Buildings go green as cities protest Trump's Paris exit

Buildings go green as cities protest Trump's Paris exit

Buildings and bridges in the US, Europe, France, Canada and Mexico turn to show support for action on climate change and stand for the Paris agreement, after Donald Trump withdraws the US from the deal.

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Scientists warn greater glider faces extinction and want it protected from logging

A combination of land-clearing, logging and the rising threat of bushfires linked to climate change has triggered an 80 per cent population crash in the greater glider.

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Climate Change Authority says Turnbull government should adopt new low emissions target

The Turnbull government should adopt a Low Emissions Target as a fall back option to help Australia reduce its carbon emissions and meet its Paris climate targets, according to the Climate Change Authority.

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Paris climate deal can withstand Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out

US President Donald Trump has announced he is pulling the United States out of the 2015 Paris climate change deal.The choice, his biggest international policy decision to date, is an ill thought through move that will retard international efforts to

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Paris climate change accord: Facts versus Donald Trump's fictions

In announcing his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement, Trump frequently relied on dubious facts and unbalanced claims.

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Paris climate change accord: Facts versus Donald Trump's fiction

In announcing his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement, Trump frequently relied on dubious facts and unbalanced claims.

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	Pittsburgh mayor trolls Trump after US quits Paris accord

Pittsburgh mayor trolls Trump after US quits Paris accord

Pittsburgh's mayor criticized President Donald Trump's mention of his city to justify the decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement on climate change on Thursday.

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'Climate change is real': CEOs voice their disappointment over Trump's decision

One chief executive after another tweeted their dismay at Trump's decision to exit the Paris climate agreement despite their last-ditch efforts to dissuade him.

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'Climate change is real': Elon Musk to leave Trump advisory council

'Climate change is real': Elon Musk to leave Trump advisory council

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk says he will leave White House advisory councils after Donald Trump confirmed the US would pull out of the Paris climate deal, a day after the Tesla founder said he had done all he could to convince the President to

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Paris Climate change: Elon Musk says he is departing presidential council

SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk has signalled he plans to quit a presidential council after the President Donald Trump announced the United State would pull out of the Paris Climate Accord.

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Donald Trump says withdrawing from Paris deal will save US jobs

Donald Trump says withdrawing from Paris deal will save US jobs

The US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement, a landmark global pact to fight climate change, President Donald Trump announces.

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Donald Trump says US withdrawing from Paris climate deal as of today

Donald Trump says US withdrawing from Paris climate deal as of today

The US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement, a landmark global pact to fight climate change, President Donald Trump announces.

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Live: Trump confirms US to withdraw from Paris climate deal

Live: Trump confirms US to withdraw from Paris climate deal

President Donald Trump reveals the US will pull out of the international agreement on climate change. Follow live.

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Donald Trump announces US withdrawing from Paris climate deal

Donald Trump announces US withdrawing from Paris climate deal

The US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement, a landmark global pact to fight climate change, President Donald Trump announces.

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Live: Trump to reveal US stance on Paris climate deal

Live: Trump to reveal US stance on Paris climate deal

US President Donald Trump will soon reveal his decision on whether the US will pull out of the international agreement on climate change. Follow live.

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BHP boss tells Trump to stick with Paris deal

BHP boss tells Trump to stick with Paris deal

BHP's chief executive reveals he previously asked US President Donald Trump not to abandon the Paris agreement, saying it's possible to support coal while also backing efforts to reduce climate change.

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BHP boss tells Donald Trump to stick with Paris agreement

BHP boss tells Donald Trump to stick with Paris agreement

BHP's chief executive reveals he previously asked United States President Donald Trump not to abandon the Paris agreement, saying it was possible to support coal while also supporting efforts to reduce climate change.

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Withdrawing from Paris agreement hurts the US more than anyone

The Paris agreement is more than just a commitment on climate change, Kate Mackenzie writes.

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	Trump will make decision on Paris Accord Thursday

Trump will make decision on Paris Accord Thursday

Donald Trump announced Wednesday evening that his decision as to whether the US will stay in the Paris climate change accord will be announced Thursday at 3pm in the Rose Garden.

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'Penises cause climate change': Senators' bizarre debate

The question of whether male anatomy causes climate change sparked a debate among Australian senators. It doesn't, according to scientists, but the claim was published in a leading journal.

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