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National

National

1200 Businesses Give Workers Time Off To Attend Climate Strike

3 min read

Cities nationwide will be flooded with protesters on Friday as tens of thousands of people rally for a global climate change strike -- and more than 1200 businesses are giving workers time off to attend.

National

National

Climate Change Making Parents Feel Guilty For Having Kids

6 min read

Parents are developing distress, anxiety and depression as they worry about their kids being affected by climate change, with some people simply choosing not to bring children into an uncertain world.

National

National

Mapped Out: 'Fish Armageddon' And 'Horror Summer' Are Coming

5 min read

Another "horror summer" is on the cards, with authorities warning of "armageddon" of fire, fish deaths and more thanks to a potent combination of heat, drought, no rain, and river flow issues.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Baseball Star's Wife, Son, Mother-In-Law Murdered In Naked Rampage

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Politics

Politics

Nuclear Bombs Won't Stop Hurricanes, We Are Sorry To Report

5 min read

"Lunacy" is how eminent scientists have described Donald Trump's idea to use nuclear bombs to battle hurricanes, laughing off his Hollywood-esque suggestion to combat extreme weather.

Tess Newton Cain

Tess Newton Cain

If ScoMo Is To 'Answer To The Pacific', This Has To Be His Turning Point

5 min read

This week’s Pacific Islands Forum comes at an important time in the overall trajectory of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s very personal commitment to an Australian “stepping up” in the Pacific.

World

World

This University Just Banned Beef To Fight Climate Change

2 min read

In a bid to battle climate change, a leading university in England is going beef-less.

World

World

All The Amusing Ways Europeans Are Keeping Cool In The Heatwave

3 min read

This European heatwave is serious, and people are having to take drastic action to look after themselves in the hot weather.

Views

Views

If You Ask People To Do Climate Change Maths Their Answers Depend On Their Politics

6 min read

In an ideal world, people would look at issues with a clear focus only on the facts. But in the real world, we know that doesn’t happen often.

Quentin Beresford

Quentin Beresford

If The Adani Mine Gets Built It Will Be Thanks To Politicians

4 min read

With the final approval of the Adani Carmichael coal mine now apparently imminent, it is important to ask how it has seemingly defied the assessment of experts that it is not financially viable.

National

National

The World's First Zero-Waste Flight To Take Off In Australia

1 min read

The world's first zero-waste flight will set off from Sydney and land in Adelaide on Wednesday.

News

News

83-Year-Old Climate Activist Arrested For Climbing Train During Peak Hour

2 min read

Phil Kingston clambered atop a carriage, popped a protest sign around his neck and held a prayer vigil before munching on his packed lunch.

News

News

An Ice Shelf Twice The Size Of NYC Is About To Break Off Antarctica

1 min read

Two cracks on Antarctica's Brunt Ice Shelf will meet any day now, breaking away a chunk of ice more twice the size of New York City.

National

National

Climate Strike: Some Of The Best Moments In Pictures

1 min read

Thousands of Australian students have defied calls to stay at school and are demanding action on climate change. 

Politics

Politics

This Is Why Everyone Is Mad About The Climate Strike School Kids

5 min read

Thousands of children will walk out of school in protest for action on climate change -- and lots of people are unhappy about it.

National

National

Extinction Of Tiny Aussie Rat 'Shames' Australia To The Rest Of The World

5 min read

Bramble Cay melomys, whose small population survived for years on a remote, isolated island, have become extinct.

World

World

Does America's Extreme Cold Mean That Climate Change Is A Myth?

5 min read

According to climate sceptics, record cold temperatures and snowfall are proof that global warming isn't real. The sceptics are wrong.

National

National

Australia Just Had A Record Hot Year. This Is Our 'New Normal'.

2 min read

Australia has just sweltered through the third-hottest year on record, with climate experts warning of "extreme" temperatures and a lengthening fire danger season is the country's "new normal".

World

World

Pacific Super Typhoon Wreaks Havoc In U.S. Territories

4 min read

Residents of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands were bracing for months without electricity or running water in the aftermath of the strongest storm to hit any part of the U.S. this year.

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

Why Wentworth Was A Message To The Government On Climate Change

5 min read

If there’s one specific message that’s been sent, loud and clear, to the Morrison Government through the disastrous Wentworth by-election, it is 'do more on climate change'.

National

National

Rain Is Coming But Will It Help Drought-Stricken Farmers?

2 min read

Rain is desperately needed, but only more consistent falls will break the big dry.

Politics

Politics

Is It On? Maybe! Here's Why

4 min read

Energy prices and climate change. It's a familiar story.

Drought Crisis

Drought Crisis

The Drought Isn't Over Just Because The Media Coverage Is

3 min read

Coverage of the drought across the media over the last couple of weeks has been extensive.

Drought Crisis

Drought Crisis

Why Are We So Scared To Say The C-Word During Drought?

5 min read

Climate change is our problem, like bad roads and bad politicians are our problem.

World

World

Earth At Risk Of Tipping Into Uninhabitable 'Hothouse' State

2 min read

Leading Scientists are warning we may only be decades away from a climatic tipping point from which we cannot return.

World

World

It's Not Just Rising Temperatures That Are Killing Antarctica

3 min read

The contribution of the Antarctic Ice Sheet is the 'greatest source of uncertainty' in global sea rise projections.

News

News

Queensland Alone Has Cleared Half The Country's Native Forests

1 min read

In just four years, an area seven-times the size of Brisbane has been cleared.