The aviation industry does not feature in the Paris Agreement, and yet it emits millions of tonnes of CO2 a year. Would a new scheme on emissions reduction spearheaded by the International Civil Aviation Organisation finally fly?
Dylan McConnell –
The closure of Victoria's brown coal Hazelwood station won't have a huge impact on Australia's electricity supply, but replacing it with clean energy would cut emissions, says Melbourne Energy Institute research fellow Dylan McConnell.
Scott Ferraro –
The news that Australia is considering emissions standards for light vehicles has been met with scepticism and concern that buying a new car could become more costly. ClimateWorks' Scott Ferraro addresses five key worries.
Almost half of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set for 2030 are directly or indirectly related to transport, and it's time to relook Asia's transport system if the region is to meet the goals in time, says ADB's Nana Soetantri.
More institutions are putting their money where their mouth is, and pulling funds from fossil fuels. But it's the smaller players rather than the goliaths of industry that are really stealing the show.
If the world is to succeed in preventing climate change from reaching catastrophic levels, reducing HFCs is a sensible – perhaps the most sensible – first step, say new UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa and Nobel Laureate Mario Molina.
Large-scale, human-induced landscape fires in Indonesia have been making headlines since the early 1980s. The impact of these fires is noticeable at the domestic, regional and global spheres in the ...