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Australian local councils lead the way in tackling climate change as federal policy stalls

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The Climate Council has pointed to findings showing that 70% of the emissions reductions required to keep global warming at 2C can be achieved by making changes at the local level. Photograph: Lukas Coch/AAP

Thirty-five councils pledge to switch renewable energy, maximise public transport use and develop more climate-resilient communities

July 19, 2017 — Local councils across Australia are taking climate action into their own hands as climate policy paralysis plagues the federal government. Continue reading Australian local councils lead the way in tackling climate change as federal policy stalls

Climate finance in 2016: 4 reports you need to read

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The Shams 1 solar power plant in Abu Dhabi – one of the largest parabolic trough power stations in the world (Pic: Masdar/Flickr)

Funds for clean energy and climate resilience are flowing, but fuzzy reporting on what counts as green finance makes tracking support tricky

November 3, 2016 — On Monday I wrote about 12 reports you should read before the UN climate talks kick-off in Marrakech, Morocco next week.  Continue reading Climate finance in 2016: 4 reports you need to read