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The NSW government has scrapped planning laws aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions during and after the construction of new apartments. Ben Radford reports.

War and climate change are linked: one cannot be solved without solving the other, and neither can be resolved by capitalism. Because this is all too obvious, William Briggs argues a lot of time and effort is spent on obscuring the truth.

COP26 identified the worst polluter culprits, ranking Australia worst in the world for climate policy. Gideon Polya looks at why.

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Military carbon emissions have largely been exempted from international climate treaties, dating back to the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, reports Barry Sheppard.

We cannot trust capitalism to do what is necessary to avoid runaway climate change, argues Barry Sheppard.

Simon Butler answers the "left" argument that progressives should support nuclear power as a climate solution.

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To cut greenhouse gas emissions we need to rapidly shift to safe, renewable energy. Nuclear power is not the answer, writes Simon Butler.

In a historic verdict, the District Court of the Hague has ruled that fossil-fuel giant Shell must reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by 45% within 10 years, writes Kerry Smith.

Despite pandemic shutdowns, atmospheric carbon dioxide and methane levels surged last year, reports Climate and Capitalism.

United States President Joe Biden has no proposals for the fossil fuel industries to cut their carbon emissions or a firm timetable for a switch to renewables, writes Barry Sheppard.

Consumption by the world’s richest is generating the lion's share of global greenhouse gas emissions, a new report states. Peter Boyle argues that the future is literally toast if profit-driven corporations and the world’s rich remain in power.

There has been scrutiny about the coal, oil and gas industries using the COVID-19 crisis to push their agenda. So why isn’t aviation being framed in these terms, writes Annabel Smith.

Capitalism cannot solve the climate crisis, and Chinese capitalism is no exception, writes Chris Slee.

School Strike 4 Climate outline just 10 of many reasons why you should join students when they go on strike to save the climate on September 20.

Despite overwhelming evidence that the world has already passed certain tipping points, setting off large and unpredictable changes in the climate, why are governments still refusing to act on the scale and pace required, asks Pip Hinman?

On June 24, Lord Mayor Clover Moore called on the City of Sydney council to declare a climate emergency. The motion passed unanimously, and Sydney joined a snowballing list of councils globally that have made similar declarations. But as the dust of the federal election settles and a sleepy giant begins to stir in the Galilee Basin, what will be the significance of Sydney council’s words, asks Reece Gray?

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