Since the Paris agreement was signed, Australia's big four banks have financed new fossil fuel projects that would cancel out the national emissions reduction target 21 times over, according to analysis by the activist investor group Market Forces.
Department of Fire and Emergency Services The federal government's recently released defence strategy update is the weakest statement of its kind on climate and security for over a decade. As somebody who held a senior position at Defence until…
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Roula Khalaf in London and Martin Arnold in Frankfurt
– Jul 7, 9:00 PM
Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank, has opened the door to using its €2.8tn asset purchase scheme to pursue green objectives, promising to examine changes to all of its operations in the fight against climate change.
A team from The Australian National University is to lead a trial of 50 Nissan Leaf electric vehicles to test how they can act as mobile batteries for the grid, and the potential creation of an EV fleet that could deliver five times the storage of…
– Jul 7, 2:35 PM
Electric vehicles can help keep the air clean in our cities – as we've seen recently with the reduction of traffic through COVID-19 lockdowns – but they face two obstacles. In the short term they're still expensive. In the long term…