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Politics

Scott Morrison's Popularity Nosedives In Wake Of Bushfires: Poll

4 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s popularity has taken a serious hit in the wake of the bushfire crisis, according to a new comprehensive poll.

World

World

Nightmare Study Says A Third Of Animals Could Go Extinct In The Next 50 Years

5 min read

Some of the world's most stunning plants and animals could simply disappear according to mind-boggling projections that up to half the natural world might become extinct by 2070.

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

We Need A Climate Action Plan Come Hell Or High Water (Which Are Already Here)

5 min read

In a matter of days, many Australians have been thrust from one extreme to another -- from bushfires that refuse to be put out, to flooding rain that seemingly won’t stop. It’s a cruel irony.

Politics

Politics

'Green New Deal' Explained: The Radical Overhaul Hoped To Transform Australia

7 min read

We need a political revolution to address the crises in inequality, climate and jobs which are "smashing" Australia, paving the way for a radical 'Green New Deal' to overhaul the country's entire economy.

World

World

Antarctica Might Have Just Had Its Hottest Ever Day -- A Balmy 18 Degrees

3 min read

Global warming is hitting the world's coldest places, with the Antarctic Peninsula currently hotter than Texas, measuring a record-breaking 18.3 degrees Celsius.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

TV News Anchor's Awkward On-Air Blunder Goes Viral

6 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday morning.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Chops Off Alleged Rapist's Penis With Kitchen Knife

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday morning.

Politics

Politics

Albanese Says It's 'Fiction' That The Bushfire Crisis Couldn't Be Predicted

5 min read

Claims that Australia's "black summer" bushfire crisis was unforeseeable is "fiction" and the country is at "a turning point", said Labor leader Anthony Albanese as federal parliament mourned the fire victims.

National

National

'I'm Not Relying On Evidence': Senator Heckled Over Climate Change Scepticism

3 min read

Liberal Senator Jim Molan was heckled and laughed at for expressing scepticism about human-induced climate change and admitting he was "not relying on evidence" on Monday night's Q&A.

World

World

Tracking 2,000 Years Of Earth's Climate Change In One Simple Chart

8 min read

The simple new chart peers backwards for 2,000-plus years to estimate, year by year, what average global temperatures were like.

Sport

Sport

'Fans Should Be Worried': How Aussie Sports Are Scrambling To Play With Climate Change

8 min read

Australia's biggest sporting codes are rushing to implement new rules around smoke, fires and extreme heat, as they respond to the challenges raised by climate change.

World

World

'Extremely Alarming' Locust Plague Swarms The Worst In Decades, Linked To Climate Change

3 min read

Five African countries are under extreme warnings for locust plagues, with the United Nations saying the "unprecedented" infestation could devastate food and lives for months to come.

National

National

Young Australian Of The Year Finalist Paints Climate Message On Body During Award Ceremony

3 min read

A Canberra environmentalist has attracted huge praise after painting 'Climate Justice' on her body during an Australian Of The Year award ceremony.

World

World

Why Penguin Populations Are Plummeting In Antarctica

7 min read

Even by Antarctic standards, Elephant Island is hard to reach, which is why few people have ever set foot there.

National

National

Climate Change Will 'Hurt' Australian Standard Of Living

2 min read

Living standards in Australia are set to lower they as more investment goes towards adapting to climate change, economists say.

World

World

'Closest We Have Ever Been': Doomsday Clock Now At 100 Seconds To Midnight

4 min read

The 'Doomsday Clock' has been moved closer to midnight as scientists and former officials warn time is running out to reverse the threats of climate change and nuclear escalation, amid growing 'disinformation'.

Good News

Good News

Desperate Rescue Mission To Save Platypuses From Dried-Up Ponds

3 min read

Seven platypuses living in a parched nature reserve have been saved by wildlife conservationists, as their home dried up amid drought and extreme heat.

World

World

Climate Change Refugees To Be Officially Recognised After UN Ruling

2 min read

A groundbreaking climate refugee case ruling has been handed down by a UN human rights body, setting a precedent for future climate refugee cases.

Simon Bradshaw

Simon Bradshaw

Australia Is Learning Firsthand What Our Neighbours Have Suffered For Years

6 min read

This summer, my family -- like many others across Australia -- has been going through an ominous morning routine.

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

Why The Government's 'Resilience And Adaptation' Argument On Climate Change Is Madness

8 min read

Scotty from Marketing has a new climate slogan. Experts say it's "disturbing" and another way to avoid the real conversation.

Celebrity

Celebrity

OITNB's Yael Stone Gives Up US Green Card To Fight Climate Change

2 min read

'Orange Is The New Black' star Yael Stone has vowed to return to her home country of Australia in order to cut carbon emissions from flying often between the two countries.

National

National

Panicked Survivor Reenacts Moment He Became Trapped By Bushfire

2 min read

A man who survived a bushfire as it tore through the small town of Cobargo on the NSW South Coast has shared a graphic re-enactment of how he managed to escape the blaze.

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

Australia's Chance To Lead The Way On Climate Change Is Going Up In Smoke

8 min read

On the day 4000 people in Mallacoota had to run into the sea to escape fire, an article from Angus Taylor was published in The Australian newspaper saying Aussies should be proud of our climate change efforts.

Sport

Sport

Climate Change Could End The Boxing Day Cricket Test For Good

7 min read

The annual Boxing Day Test might have to be moved to a cooler time of year, with climate change potentially putting the fixture -- and players -- in danger.

Politics

Politics

Malcolm Turnbull's Tweets Are Quietly Roasting Scott Morrison On Climate Change

6 min read

Former PM Malcolm Turnbull has shared tweets blasting "a regrettable lack of leadership" from the man who replaced him, in a Christmas spree of sub-tweeting and shady likes.

Shirantha Perera

Shirantha Perera

I Was In Sri Lanka For The Boxing Day Tsunami. To Me, Disaster Is Always Around The Corner

5 min read

A stench that I had never experienced before was everywhere.

News

News

Hawaii Tourist Claims Scott Morrison Dismissed Bushfires As A 'State Issue'

3 min read

A tourist who says he took a picture of Scott Morrison during his overseas holiday has slammed the Prime Minister for sipping cocktails during the bushfire crisis and calling it 'a state issue'.

Polly Dunning

Polly Dunning

I Tried To Explain The Bushfires To My Three Year Old

4 min read

“But, why are the fires so bad, Mummy?”

News

News

Christmas-Themed Climate Protests Cause Chaos In Sydney's CBD

2 min read

'Elves' and 'reindeer' have descended on Sydney's CBD, gluing themselves to busy streets causing peak-hour chaos.

World

World

Sally Field Arrested At Jane Fonda's Climate Protest

2 min read

Jane Fonda continued her weekly tradition of protesting on the steps of the U.S. Capitol on Friday.

National

National

'Severe Heatwave' On The Way As Australia Preps For 'Hottest Ever Day'

3 min read

Australia could experience its hottest day on record next week as hot air from Western Australia is pushed east across the country.

National

National

'We’ve Messed It Up': Boomers And Millennials Unite In Climate Fight

3 min read

As fires continue to burn across NSW, thousands have stepped out in Sydney's CBD for an emergency climate rally urging politicians to take action on climate policy.

Travis Johnson

Travis Johnson

Life In The Big Smoke: Is This Sydney's New Normal?

4 min read

I woke up this morning with a raw and scratchy throat.

News

News

Why Hungry Polar Bears Are Causing Major Problems For This Russian Village

1 min read

Dozens of polar bears have moved into the outskirts of a village in Russia's far north, forcing residents to take extra precautions as the hungry animals scrounge for food.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Bushfire Victim Delivers Devastating 'Gift' To Prime Minister

4 min read

A woman whose home was destroyed in bushfires will deliver its ashes to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, telling him "your climate crisis burned my home".

National

National

Teen Bushfire Victim's Emotional Plea To Scott Morrison

2 min read

Eighteen-year-old Shiann Broderick, who lost her home to the devastating bush fires in NSW, has hit out at Prime Minister Scott Morrison for "failing to act" on climate change.

World

World

'A Big Problem': Climate Change Is Threatening Prosecco Production

2 min read

Climate change is threatening centuries of Italian tradition in the region famed for Prosecco.

National

National

Greenhouse Gases Surge To Record Highs, Dire Warnings Of 'Destructive' Climate Effects

3 min read

Greenhouse gas emissions surged to a record level last year and world temperatures could rise by more than twice the globally agreed warming limit if nothing is done, a UN report shows.

News

News

Mental Health, Climate, Bullying: What Aussie Youths Worry About

4 min read

The most pressing concerns for young Aussies aren't new or surprising, but they need to be noticed and acted upon, according to the teens themselves.

National

National

Growing Alarm Over Climate Change As Aussies Want Business To Do More

4 min read

Australians are becoming increasingly concerned about climate change, and overwhelmingly want businesses to do more to support renewables.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Toddler Crushed By Ice Sculpture At Christmas Market

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

I've Separated Climate Change Fact From Fiction. Here's Why The Skeptics Are Wrong.

9 min read

It is only November and already New South Wales and Queensland are suffering from catastrophic bushfires, which fire and emergency services personnel themselves are describing as unprecedented.

The Project

The Project

Photo From 1898 Convinces People Greta Thunberg Is A Time Traveller

1 min read

Has the teen climate change activist been sent through time to save us from eradicating ourselves?

Chloe Adams

Chloe Adams

If Denial Is A Response To Fear, Scott Morrison Is Just As Scared As The Rest Of Us

6 min read

There’s nothing like waking up to a city choked with bushfire smoke to unsettle your peace of mind.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

We Are A Burning Nation Led By Cowards

2 min read

Among those determined to do nothing about climate change, the arguments have shifted over time. 

Alex Greenwich

Alex Greenwich

2 Years On From 'YES', Progressive Wins Can Happen No Matter Who's In Charge

6 min read

Two years ago today Australians voted overwhelmingly for marriage equality.

Jordon Steele-John

Jordon Steele-John

Why I Said The Major Parties Are No Better Than A Bunch Of Arsonists

4 min read

We are on track for at least four degrees of global warming by the end of the century.

Irfan Yusuf

Irfan Yusuf

I'm A Conservative – But Barnaby, The Greens Are Right On Climate Change

5 min read

Winston Churchill has been famously misquoted as declaring that "if you aren’t a socialist by the age of 25, you don’t have a heart. If you’re still a socialist by the age of 40, you don’t have a brain."

James Norman

James Norman

ScoMo And Co Must Think Their Own Weather Bureau Is A 'Raving Woke Greenie'

6 min read

Since last weekend, more than 70 fires have surged across Australia's drought-ravaged East Coast, destroying hundreds of homes and tragically claiming lives in their wake.

National

National

Honey Prices To Skyrocket As Bees, Flowers Die In Drought

4 min read

This could be "the worst season on record" for Australian honey, with beekeepers saying climate change has killed off their hives and the flowers they rely on.

World

World

New Technology Turning Plastic Bottles Into Roads

3 min read

Ninety percent of the plastic we use ends up in landfills, or in the world's oceans. Now, a Scottish firm has invented a way to recycle that hard-to-use plastic for a role that requires durability: paving roads and highways.

World

World

Leonardo DiCaprio Praises Greta Thunberg In Powerful Instagram Post

2 min read

Academy Award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio praised teen activist Greta Thunberg in an Instagram post on Friday, calling her "a leader of our time".

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

Some Scary Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

6 min read

Happy Halloween!

News

News

Greta Thunberg Turns Down Environmental Award And $74,000 In Prize Money

2 min read

Greta Thunberg has decided to decline the Nordic Council's environmental award and more than $74,000 in prize money.

Lana Hirschowitz

Lana Hirschowitz

Stop Decorating Your House For Halloween Unless You Want The REAL Scary Monster To Appear

6 min read

The 20th of September this year was a good day for the spirit.

Celebrity

Celebrity

'Sorry I'm Not There!': Jane Fonda Accepted An Award While Getting Arrested

2 min read

Jane Fonda has made a rather unconventional award acceptance speech -- while in handcuffs.

World

World

Ted Danson Joins Jane Fonda At Climate Change Protest, Gets Arrested

2 min read

What do Jane Fonda, Sam Waterston and Ted Danson have in common? They're all iconic actors -- and they've all been arrested on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in recent weeks.

Simon Sheikh

Simon Sheikh

What Aussie Businesses Can Do Right Now To Save Our Planet

6 min read

The saying “business as usual” doesn’t apply to today’s climate emergency.

News

News

Jane Fonda Arrested For The Second Time In Seven Days For Climate Change Protest

1 min read

The 81-year-old Hollywood icon was arrested again on Friday for protesting climate change in front of the U.S. Capitol.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Sickening Images Released Of Monkeys Screaming In Testing Lab

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

National

National

The Federal Government Voted Against Declaring A 'Climate Emergency'

3 min read

The Greens and Labor have failed to persuade parliament to declare a climate emergency, with the government voting down the measure.

World

World

Jane Fonda Arrested At Climate Change Protest As Supporters Cheered For Her

1 min read

Jane Fonda was lead away in handcuffs as she protested climate change on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building.

National

National

No You're Not Imagining It, Bushfire Season Is Starting Earlier And Here's Why

2 min read

Bushfires raging on the eastern seaboard have been making headlines since September this year, prompting many Aussies to wonder if the bushfire season is getting earlier and earlier.

National

National

Most Influential Women And Girls Revealed

3 min read

Greta Thunberg, Jacinda Ardern, Malala Yousafzai and Michelle Obama have all been named among the most influential women and girls.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Sometimes Protesters Should Be Locked Up – Sorry For The Inconvenience

5 min read

Climate protesters are headlining the news for causing disruptions in major cities across Australia and something about this has an odd familiarity – haven’t we already done that this year?

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Nine-Year-Old Charged With Five Counts Of Murder

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

Effigy Of 16-Year-Old Girl Found Hanging From Bridge

2 min read

An effigy of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has been suspended from a bridge in Rome.

National

National

Kerri-Anne Says Climate Protesters Should Be Used As 'Speed Bumps'

3 min read

Studio 10 host Kerri-Anne Kennerley has slammed Extinction Rebellion activists for blocking cities nationwide, saying ‘moron’ protesters should be jailed and ‘forget to feed them’.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Stripper Found Guilty Of Glassing Aussie Actor

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Shane Cubis

Shane Cubis

Are Extinction Rebellion Protesters Ruining Your Commute For Nothing?

4 min read

It’s very easy to criticise the actions of activists from behind your laptop.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Flung From One Ride Onto Another

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

National

National

Dozens Of Climate Activists Arrested, Dragged Away As Protests Kick Off Nationwide

3 min read

Climate activists staged a sit-in on a busy Sydney intersection and dozens were arrested as protests kicked off across the country.

National

National

Major Week Of Climate Change Protests To Hit Australian Cities

2 min read

Climate change activists are planning a week of protests in Australian cities and they expect to be arrested.

World

World

Grizzly Bear Family Photographed Starved, Searching For Food That's Not There

2 min read

Photos of an emaciated mother bear and her two cubs desperately searching for food has sparked dire concern for the effect of climate change on Canada's wildlife.

National

National

An Iceberg The Size Of Sydney Just Broke Off Antarctica's Edge

2 min read

Antarctica's 'loose tooth' is now bobbing around the ocean after an ice sheet the size of Sydney snapped off and floated out to sea.

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

ScoMo Gambled On Climate Change — And Lost

4 min read

Last Wednesday Prime Minister Scott Morrison took to the world stage, using Australia’s annual address to the United Nations (UN) to talk about the environment.

Jim Mitchell

Jim Mitchell

I'm Sick Of Being Told I'm Ruining The Planet

5 min read

If you’re expecting a frothy dig at Greta Thunberg, I’m sorry to disappoint you.

National

National

'Greta Thunberg Helpline' Sketch Seen By Millions Around The World

3 min read

Do you find yourself incredibly angry at a 16-year-old Swedish girl trying to save the planet? Good news! There's a helpline for that.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Jason Momoa Highlights Effects Of Climate Change On 'Small Islands' In UN Speech

1 min read

Jason Momoa wrapped up 'Climate Week' at the UN's New York City headquarters on Friday local time, highlighting the dire fate of "small island nations" if the world fails to solve climate change.

Updated

Updated

Labor 'Will Declare A Climate Emergency' After Thousands Sign Petition

5 min read

Labor will today move a motion to declare a climate emergency, in step with the UK and Canadian parliaments, and hundreds of thousands of Australians.

Katie Horneshaw

Katie Horneshaw

We Can't Wait For Our Leaders To Grow A Conscience. The Time For Climate Rage Is Now.

8 min read

Yesterday, teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg stood in front of a room of powerful adults at the UN climate Summit and unleashed upon them a stream of righteous fury.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum Warns Others Not To Kiss Babies After Son Contracts Virus

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

National

National

Australia To Cop 'Once-In-A-Century' Flooding Every Year, Dire New Climate Report Warns

6 min read

Some climate change effects are already "locked in", a terrifying new climate report has warned, forecasting devastating floods every year for Australia's coastal residents from 2050.

Alana James

Alana James

Why You Should Stop Buying New Clothes

6 min read

The fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world.

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

No, Prime Minister, Greta Thunberg's Climate Anxiety Is NOT 'Needless'

6 min read

The same day global experts branded Australia a "denialist" on climate change, Scott Morrison claimed anxiety over pending environmental catastrophe was "needless".

World

World

Donald Trump's Odd Reaction To Greta Thunberg's Scathing UN Speech

2 min read

The US President has met Greta Thunberg's condemnation of climate inaction with sarcasm, calling her scathing speech "nice to see".

World

World

Morrison Says China Should 'Do More' On Climate While Holding Fast On Emissions Targets

4 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has insisted China should do more to address environmental issues, including climate, and face tougher trade obligations that reflect its power.

Jarryd Bartle

Jarryd Bartle

'Climate Doomers' Think It's Too Late Even If The World Listens To Greta

4 min read

“You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words.”

News

News

Woman Slammed For Making Son's Friends Sign 'Insane' Contract

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

News

News

'You Stole My Childhood': Emotional Greta Thunberg Puts World Leaders On Blast

4 min read

Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg opened the United Nations Climate Action Summit on Monday with an angry condemnation of world leaders for failing to take strong measures to combat climate change.

News

News

Japan's Plan To Make Climate Change Fight 'Sexy'

4 min read

'Boring' stories of death, destruction and devastation are out, as Japan seeks to make the fight against climate change fun, cool and even sexy.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Finds Strategically Placed Syringe At Popular Swimming Spot

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

News

News

Hundreds Gather To Mourn Imminent Loss Of Swiss Glacier

1 min read

Hundreds of climate activists paid their respects to a Swiss glacier on Sunday that is due to disappear over the next decade, the victim of a warming environment.

World

World

Five Incredibly Boss Moments From Climate Warrior Greta Thunberg

5 min read

By now, you will know her name, after inspiring millions to hit the streets for climate action.

News

News

Across The Globe, Millions Join Biggest Climate Protest Ever

4 min read

Global climate strikes have taken place in more than 150 countries around the world.

News

News

The Best Truth Bomb Signs From Australia's Climate Strike

1 min read

Hundreds of thousands of Australian school students have left their classrooms protesting inaction on climate change, and the generation who grew up on memes haven't disappointed with how they got their message across.

National

National

Year 12 Students Skip Graduation To Attend Climate Strike

3 min read

"Our future is under attack. What do we do? Stand up, fight back!"

Views

Views

There's No Climate Science Conspiracy, Strike Me Down If I'm Wrong

4 min read

The climate scientists are right. We're causing the world to get warmer. Let me explain why we can be sure.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mother Charged, Accused Of Rubbing Heroin On Baby's Gums

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Simon Sheikh

Simon Sheikh

Why I'm Paying My Staff To Strike For The Climate

3 min read

The saying “business as usual” does not apply to today’s climate emergency.