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Australian super funds are quietly divesting from fossil fuels – but activists say they should convince companies to do better instead

Some of Australia’s largest super funds, including HESTA and Aware Super, are divesting from fossil fuels and committing to 2050 net-zero targets. However, corporate activists say the move tackles growing concerns with investment risk, rather than climate action itself. “Investors are quietly abandoning companies that are proving ‘too hard’ to […]
Australian super funds are quietly divesting from fossil fuels – but activists say they should convince companies to do better instead
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Ted Cruz claims Joe Biden is ‘more interested’ in Paris than Pittsburgh, weeks after attempting to overturn Pennsylvania’s election results

Sen. Ted Cruz criticised President Joe Biden with a comparison that seemed to miss the mark. He said Biden rejoining the Paris climate accord showed he cared more for Paris than Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is doing well on climate targets, and Cruz challenged its state’s election results. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Ted Cruz claims Joe Biden is ‘more interested’ in Paris than Pittsburgh, weeks after attempting to overturn Pennsylvania’s election results
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A new study has identified Trump’s most embarrassing moments through Twitter, and they might not be what you think

A new study has identified President Donald Trump’s most embarrassing moments, based on tweets analysed between June 2015 and December 2017 related to words like “embarrassment” and “embarrassed.” Some particularly embarrassing moments include when Trump denied German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s handshake during a meeting in March 2017, the June 2017 […]
A new study has identified Trump’s most embarrassing moments through Twitter, and they might not be what you think
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Malcolm Turnbull has announced another change in energy policy, ditching plans to introduce legislation designed to ensure Australia meets its commitments to emission reductions under the Paris Agreement. It comes amid a mounting air of crisis surrounding Turnbull’s leadership. Malcolm Turnbull has capitulated to rebel conservative MPs on energy policy, […]
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Here’s what the US actually agreed to in the Paris climate deal

In December 2015, nearly every country, including all of the world’s biggest polluters, came together in Paris and agreed to limit carbon emissions. The Paris Agreement was designed to keep the planet from warming by more than 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels. It was a cornerstone of President Barack […]
Here’s what the US actually agreed to in the Paris climate deal