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Emissions on the rise from Australia’s largest climate polluters

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The Australian Conservation Foundation has called on the federal government to ‘close Australia’s coal-fired power stations in phases’. Photograph: Meredith O’Shea for the Guardian
Australian Conservation Foundation report shows a 3.2% jump in emissions by the country’s biggest polluters despite Coalition’s climate target claims

March 4, 2016 — Australia’s biggest climate polluters increased their emissions in the year to July 2015, according to the latest data from Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator.

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