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Victorian Climate Change Act review rules out state ETS

The Victorian Government has ruled out a state-based carbon emissions trading scheme or shadow pricing of carbon in the review of the state’s Climate Change Act, stating that these are a Commonwealth responsibility. The findings of an independent review of the act, tabled in Victorian
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Sustainable energy can ‘save millions of lives,’ Ban tells summit in Abu Dhabi

Millions of lives can be saved by ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed at the World Future Energy Summit taking place in the United Arab Emirates. “Sustainable energy is the thread that conn
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Meet the nine billion-dollar companies turning a profit from sustainability

Freya Williams So-called green giants like Tesla, Chipotle, Ikea, Nike and Whole Foods have succeeded in doing what few thought possible – making sustainability profitable. Over the nine years I’ve spent trying to persuade business leaders to embrace sustainability, the question I’ve
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Paris climate deal: Historic climate change agreement reached at COP21

The global climate change conference in Paris has adopted an international accord aimed at transforming the world’s fossil fuel-driven economy within decades and slowing the pace of global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius. French foreign minister Laurent Fabius ended near
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Talent Nation are proud to announce our recertification as a B Corporation!

In February 2014 Talent Nation became the first recruitment company in Australia to achieve Certified B Corporation status as one of the 42 Founding B Corps in Australia & New Zealand. This meant that we joined an emerging group of companies harnessing the power of business to sol
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Global Carbon Project: Study suggests greenhouse gas emissions may have dropped as world economy grew in 2015

Economic growth may not always be linked to worsening climate change, if the results of a new study are any indication. The Global Carbon Project has tracked emissions of climate-changing greenhouse gases for more than a decade. Results for 2014, released at an international climate c
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Climate Change: Paris Will Be Different

This week more than 190 countries will meet in Paris to nut out a global agreement on climate change. You’ve heard it all before, right? World leaders meet but it’s all talk and no action. But Paris will be different. In fact, it has achieved much before the conference has
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Greens unveil push for 90% target for renewable energy by 2030

Policy proposes new authority to oversee $5bn of construction in clean energy generation and a 15-year pipeline of projects through direct investment The Greens will seek to build momentum for more ambitious action on climate change by calling for the creation of a new government auth
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World in ‘uncharted territory’ after greenhouse gases hit new high in 2014: United Nations

Concentrations of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere hit a new high in 2014, the UN says, warning climate change could move the world into “uncharted territory”. In its annual report on Earth-warming greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the World Me
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