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Martin Rice

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Climate Council

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19 Jul 2017

In Australia, local councils and communities have long been at the forefront of climate action, continuing their efforts, despite periods of instability and inaction at the state and federal climate policy level. In recent times, shires, towns and cities have stepped up their efforts and profile...

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18 May 2017

The Carmichael mine will be Australia’s largest coalmine with a potential lifetime of up to 60 years. Australia has very large coal deposits, but for Australia to play its role in tackling climate change, over 90% of Australia’s existing thermal coal reserves must be left in the ground unburned...

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19 Jan 2017

KEY FINDINGS

1. 2016 was the hottest year on record globally for the third year in a row. Climate change was the dominant factor in driving the record-breaking heat worldwide.

  • The global average temperature for 2016 was 0.94°C above the 20th century average,
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09 Aug 2016

Key findings:

1. Rural and regional communities are disproportionately affected by the impacts of climate change.

  • Climate change is worsening extreme weather events such as bushfires and drought and rural and regional communities will continue to be disproportionately affected
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Intensifying climate change remains the biggest threat to coral reefs around the world, with rising sea surface temperatures driving widespread bleaching events, according to the Climate Council’s latest report.

This report shows worsening bleaching events are also placing tourism and...