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Why won’t Australia ratify an international deal to cut mercury pollution?

While the Australian government congratulates itself on ratifying the Paris Agreement on climate change, it is dragging its feet on a less well known, but very important, international treaty on air pollution.

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Election 2016: do we need to re-establish a department of climate change?

With a federal election looming, Australia’s top mandarins will once again be turning their minds to the incoming government briefs, the so-called blue book if the Coalition is returned and the red book if Labor is elected.

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Australia can learn a lesson from the US's approach to coal

RegNet visitor Christian Downie has written an op-ed appearing in the Sydney Morning Herald on February 23, 2016.

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The Paris Agreement: suddenly it all seems possible

The world is different following adoption of the Paris Agreement on 12 December. We now have a new orientation for the global economy set by the ambition of governments to put a limit to climate change.

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Where to now?

What role will India play in the climate negotiations?

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