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Morrison says you’re either for gas or against it. Of course it’s not as simple as that | Katharine Murphy

We are not going to linger excessively with politics, for reasons I’ll make clear in a minute, but we do need to step through Scott Morrison’s political calculations now he is gradually unspooling the government’s much telegraphed “gas-led” recovery. I…

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The megafires and pandemic expose the lies that frustrate action on climate change | Tim Flannery

I was in Melbourne in late January, watching as more and more people donned face masks to protect themselves against the bushfire smoke that had thickened the air for weeks and that was causing hundreds of deaths. Turning on the…

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UN secretary general urges India to swiftly turn away from coal

India must swiftly and permanently turn away from coal despite its need for cheap energy, the UN secretary general has urged, aiming to revive global action on the climate crisis as the world begins to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic….

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The Guardian view on coronavirus and the climate crisis: seize this chance | Editorial

In the early days of the pandemic, many people urged that societies could not and should not return to business as usual afterwards. Coronavirus not only confronted us with danger, but showed what was possible. By forcing massive overnight change,…

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Air conditioning curbs could save years’ worth of emissions – study

Up to eight years’ worth of global greenhouse gas emissions could be prevented over the next four decades by setting tougher standards for air conditioning, according to a study. It found that improving the energy efficiency of cooling systems by…