The Morrison government is set to adopt a technology investment target instead of signing up to a global agreement to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.
Airlines are making slow progress in reducing their carbon emissions, but industry emissions overall are increasing. More efficient fuels might help, but rethinking that next flight will as well, argues Susanne Becken.
Lower house crossbenchers are throwing their support behind an independent MP’s bill to curb emissions and re-establish a climate commission.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has argued hazard reduction burns could be more important than cutting carbon emissions in Australia’s future fight against bushfires.