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Fossil Award to Australia for not ruling out Kyoto carbon credits for Paris target use

It just wouldn’t be a United Nations Climate Change conference COP in recent years without Australia at the Fossil of the Day Awards. And this year does not disappoint. The failure to rule out use of Kyoto carbon credits to…

Climate policies on the rise globally, but ambition level still lacking

The latest assessment of country emissions and climate policies aggregated globally shows that there is still a substantial gap to meet, according to Climate Analytics, who have been analysing and tracking country climate policies and global emissions for the last…

Egypt wins Fossil Award for being dead set on no-ambition strategy in Talanoa

Well today’s Fossil Award came from the leftfield. But on some days the least expected step up to be the worst, who does the most to be the least, and who tries their hardest to make sure we don’t get…

Living With Bears in Churchill

By: Mike Fitz When I arrived in Churchill, Manitoba, it was immediately apparent that polar bears were to be taken seriously. Guidelines emphasized not walking alone and especially not after 10 p.m. Nearly every place of business posted signs with…

Tracking Australia’s Environment Minister Melissa Price at COP24

So what is Australia’s Environment Minister Melissa Price getting up to at COP24? Attending the Umbrella Group meetings, photo opps with Pacific Islander women whose nations will be innundated by sea level rise due to Australia’s intransigence on coal and…