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Wind Power ‘Key to Curbing Emissions’
Energy
Tuesday December 13 2016

Wind Power ‘Key to Curbing Emissions’

Wind power plays a key role in curbing greenhouse emissions from other energy sources such as coal and gas, a new study has shown.

Urban Density not Perfect, but Needed
Urban Planning
Wednesday April 6 2016

Urban Density not Perfect, but Needed

“This is the age of cities,” said Richard Rogers at an Urban Land Institute conference in Paris.

Carbon Emissions ‘Highest Since Dinosaurs’
Environment
Wednesday March 23 2016

Carbon Emissions ‘Highest Since Dinosaurs’

The rate of carbon emissions is higher than at any time in fossil records stretching to the age of the dinosaurs, according to a study.

Greenhouse Emissions Continue to Rise
Environment
Monday February 29 2016

Greenhouse Emissions Continue to Rise

Ten companies accounted for 49.3 per cent of emissions. AGL Energy Ltd topped the list with 38.3 million tonnes.

O2 Pollution to Peak After 2030: Analysts
Environment
Wednesday February 3 2016

O2 Pollution to Peak After 2030: Analysts

Australia's carbon pollution may not yet have peaked, with carbon market analysts Reputex predicting an increase in emissions beyond 2030.

Australia’s Carbon Emission Target to Cost $4 Billion a Year
Environment
Thursday August 13 2015

Australia’s Carbon Emission Target to Cost $4 Billion a Year

Australia's new carbon emission target of 26 per cent by 2030 will cost the economy up to $4 billion a year.

Carbon Dioxide Levels Reach New Record
Environment
Tuesday May 12 2015

Carbon Dioxide Levels Reach New Record

In another ominous sign of human-caused climate change, US government scientists say that global carbon dioxide concentrations have reached a new monthly record of 400 parts...

$2.55b Carbon Auction Scheme Takes Off
Environment
Tuesday April 14 2015

$2.55b Carbon Auction Scheme Takes Off

Turning pig manure into electricity, catching methane from landfill and better managing savanna fires could earn Australian farmers some extra cash from the federal government.

ERF Update: Project Registration and Auction Qualification
Environment
Wednesday April 1 2015

ERF Update: Project Registration and Auction Qualification

Much has already been written on the $2.55 billion Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).