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Australia one of only four nations forecast to miss 2020 emissions target

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A UN report says Australia and just three other nations will not meet their pledge to reduce emissions by 2020

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On climate change, Australia will be left behind by China, the US and the EU

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Australia should be showing leadership on climate at the G20. Instead, as 39 countries put a price on carbon, we’ve just repealed ours

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Carbon tax demise leading to large rise in emissions, says academic

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Removal of carbon price has led to a surge in the use of brown coal generators in Australian electricity sector, analysis shows

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Emissions trading will be back in the game if Direct Action proves ineffective

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Australia’s global promise to cut emissions seems certain to test Greg Hunt’s determination to resist carbon pricing

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Europe needs to fix or ditch its emissions trading scheme

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Without a complete overhaul, this flawed policy needs to be scrapped to make way for more effective means of meeting proposed 40% cuts in carbon emissions by 2030

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Australia’s carbon tax abolition draws international criticism

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Al Gore calls it a ‘disappointing step’ and European Union says world is moving towards carbon pricing initiatives

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Australia’s carbon tax is gone: a selection of the cheers, jeers and fears

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On Thursday morning the Australian Senate voted to repeal the country’s carbon pricing scheme. Below are some of the initial reactions to the move

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Australia kills off carbon tax

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Senate makes good on prime minister’s ‘pledge in blood’ to ‘axe the tax’, with nation unlikely to meet 5% emissions reduction target

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Tony Abbott is no action man on climate change

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Veteran US lawmaker Henry Waxman said this week of policies like Direct Action: ‘That never worked anywhere’

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Barack Obama’s carbon plan shows Australia is ‘out of step’, say experts

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Bold US policy aiming for 30% cut shows Coalition’s 5% target is too low, says climate adviser Ross Garnaut

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