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Scott Morrison under pressure to attend COP26 with net zero commitment

The Nationals are dragging out internal government negotiations that will let Australia sign up to a net zero by 2050 commitment, with Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce refusing to reveal what terms will win their support.

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Resource sector lobbies hardest on climate change, while net zero backers 'disengaged'

Corporate support for government action on climate change is muted in Australia, with the most intense lobbying coming from resources and energy companies calling for more limited change.

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Morrison out the in cold over global warming?

The lack of an Australian commitment to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 will be the question that follows Prime Minister Scott Morrison both internationally and at home, for as long as the pledge remains unmade.

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Climate change, bushfire threat a major gap in environmental protection laws: ACT government

The Australian Capital Territory government is pushing for changes to environmental offset laws, after bushfire destroyed millions of hectares across eastern Australia last summer.

Trudeau highlights climate-change plan in Arctic, which is vulnerable to warming
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Trudeau highlights climate-change plan in Arctic, which is vulnerable to warming

Trudeau said that policy is meant to tackle priorities identified by northerners, and that it includes development alongside environmental protection.
Why does the climate-change crisis resonate so much in Quebec?
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Why does the climate-change crisis resonate so much in Quebec?

Politicians, activists and pollsters alike seem to recognize that, while climate change is a concern across the country ahead of the federal election, people in Quebec seem particularly engaged.
‘Friends of Science’ thanks Elections Canada for warning on climate-change talk
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‘Friends of Science’ thanks Elections Canada for warning on climate-change talk

The group, which says climate change is not caused by carbon-dioxide emissions but rather by the sun, says Elections Canada is right to keep a close eye on campaign-period communications.
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