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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.

Tim Costello

Tim Costello

Striking For Our Climate Is The Christian Thing To Do

5 min read

Most people are familiar with the story of Galileo, the astronomer who held to a fledgling view that the Earth was not the centre of our universe.

National

National

'Green Light' To Climate Strike: Victorian Public Servants Allowed To Walk Out

3 min read

Public servants across Melbourne will be able to attend this week's climate strike, upping the already massive number of protesters expected at rallies across the country.

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

Why Aussies Care More About Property Prices Than Saving The Planet

4 min read

People oppose climate change action if it would have an effect on the price of their homes, a startling study has found, with a phenomenon of "socially organised denial" putting financial interests above safety.

National

National

Yes, Climate Change Is Driving These 'Unprecedented' Fires

5 min read

There's no beating around the bush: climate change is helping drive the catastrophe we are currently seeing in QLD and NSW.

News

News

Mick Jagger Attacks Trump On His Environmental Policies

2 min read

Mick Jagger speaks out on the current US administration's stance on climate change

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

How The Climate Change 'Health Emergency' Will Kill Us Faster

4 min read

Climate change has been declared a "health emergency" by the Australian Medical Association.

World

World

Greta Thunberg's Message To 'Insane' Climate Deniers

3 min read

Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg has crossed the ocean on a yacht, and has a message for Donald Trump and other climate change deniers.

National

National

Great Barrier Reef Outlook Downgraded To 'Very Poor'

3 min read

The long-term outlook for the Great Barrier Reef has been downgraded from "poor" to "very poor" for the first time.

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.

National

National

A 'Right To Protest' March Is Happening After A Last-Minute Court Bid Failed

3 min read

Protesters planning to march through Brisbane streets this week have been given the green light, after the city's council failed to win a last-minute court battle to shut the demonstration down.

World

World

Emmanuel Macron Hits Back After 'Extraordinarily Rude' Comments About His Wife

3 min read

Fires, feuds and failed meetings have defined a summit between the world's most powerful leaders.

Tech

Tech

Coal Will Cause Blackouts Because It's The 'Weakest Link' In Australian Power Grid: Expert

6 min read

Fingers should be pointed at "coal-fired clunkers" during any blackouts this summer, an energy expert has said, with calls for the federal government to do more to ensure a reliable power supply.

Crime

Crime

'Common Household Items' Banned In 'Sinister' Protest Crackdown

2 min read

Police will seize a wide range of everyday products under new laws to clamp down on traffic disruptions from protesters in Queensland, in a move described as "sinister" by opponents.

Christopher Pyne

Christopher Pyne

We're Already Doing More Than Enough In The South Pacific

5 min read

I don’t know why it still surprises me.

World

World

'We Need Action': Funeral As People Mourn Loss Of 700-Year-Old Glacier

1 min read

It was a funeral for ice.

News

News

Councillor Furious After Council Introduces Meat-Free Monday

2 min read

From next week there won't be a morsel of meat served at Moreland City Council events on Mondays and one councillor isn't happy.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Pilots Hailed Heroes For Crash-Landing Plane After Hitting Flock Of Gulls

2 min read

All the news you need to know on Friday.

National

National

Alan Jones Slammed For 'Shove A Sock Down Her Throat' Comments About Jacinda Ardern

2 min read

Scott Morrison should "shove a sock down" Jacinda Ardern's throat, under-fire broadcaster Alan Jones claims. He was then swiftly accused of inappropriate language toward women.

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.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Human-Sized 'Monster' Penguin Discovered Across The Ditch

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

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.

James Norman

James Norman

Hey, We’re Fighting For Democracy. You Might Be Inconvenienced.

4 min read

It's a tried and tested reality – politely asking for serious political change that disrupts the status quo has never worked and never will.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Heart-Stopping Moment Toddler Leaps From Top Bunk As Parents Film Themselves

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Says Meeting Trump Would Be A 'Waste'

1 min read

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg will soon set sail on a solar-powered boat to attend a UN summit in New York.

World

World

Inspiring Story Behind Viral 'Salmon Canon' Video

4 min read

It seems almost too bizarre to be true: a video of salmon being loaded into a tube and zipped along, Augustus Gloop-style, before being spat out into water at the other end.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Lures Seagulls To Death By Throwing Chips On Busy Road

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

This Country Just Planted 220 Million Trees In A Single Day

2 min read

Students, lawmakers, officials and others planted dozens of species of saplings on Friday to combat climate change.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

The Children Are Coming, Andrew Bolt. They Are Coming.

5 min read

“I have never seen a girl so young and with so many mental disorders treated by so many adults as a guru.”

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Breastfeeding Warning After Baby Dies With High Level Of Alcohol In Blood

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Nicola Heath

Nicola Heath

Prince Harry Is Right: No One Should Have More Than Two Kids

4 min read

If there’s one thing people hate, it’s to be told how many children they should have -– even if it’s by someone as affably popular as Prince Harry.

World

World

11 Billion Tonnes Of Ice Just Melted Here In 24 Hours Thanks To Europe's Heatwave

3 min read

Europe's heatwave has moved to Greenland, melting eleven billion tonnes of ice on Wednesday alone.

News

News

Greta Thunberg Hits Back At 'Low Blow' From Andrew Bolt

2 min read

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has hit back at columnist Andrew Bolt after he labelled her "deeply disturbed", "freakishly influential" and "strange".

National

National

Aussies At Greater Risk Of Food-Borne Diseases In A Warmer World, Experts Warn

5 min read

Food-borne diseases, malnutrition and depression will rise as climate change worsens, a peak health body has warned, as it urged governments to act on "serious" health-related impacts of a warming world.

News

News

200 Reindeer Dead In 'Fastest Warming Town On Earth'

2 min read

Hundreds of reindeer carcasses have been discovered on the Norwegian island of Svalbard and scientists have pointed the finger at climate change.

News

News

Justice Warriors Or A Culture Of Complaint? Protesting Is On The Rise

4 min read

People gluing themselves to city streets in peak hour, school children skipping class, athletes refusing to take the podium, in ways it feels like 2019 is the year of the protest.

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.

Science

Science

This Ominous Memorial Mourns The First Glacier Lost To Climate Change

2 min read

An ominous warning to the future has been erected in Iceland, after the world's first glacier was lost to climate change.

News

News

'Eco-Anxiety' Is Very Real And It's On The Rise

4 min read

A racing heart, chest tightness, breathlessness, butterflies in the pit of the stomach -- this is how environmental challenges are affecting some Australians.

National

National

Adani Climate Protesters Arrested Again After Another CBD Shutdown

1 min read

Peak hour traffic was again disrupted by climate activist group Extinction Rebellion on Monday, with seven protesters taken into custody by police.

National

National

Anti-Adani Protesters Stop CBD Traffic And Hand Out Vegan Biscuits

2 min read

A group of around 40 climate activists moved through the Brisbane CBD on Thursday blocking six intersections during the busy peak commute. 

World

World

David Attenborough Slams Australia On Climate Change

2 min read

During a damning speech on climate change inaction, Sir David Attenborough has singled out Australia as a country where science sceptics hold positions of power.

World

World

Russian Scientist Wants To 'De-Extinct' Mammoths To Fight Climate Change

4 min read

Could bringing back mammoths be the key to reversing the effects of climate change?

News

News

Planting Trees Could Be The Key To Saving The Planet, At Least For A While

2 min read

Forget fancy technology, hard-to-gauge targets and climate change denying politicians because new research suggests the simple act of planting trees could be the key to saving the planet. 

News

News

Scientists Are About To Deliberately Trap Themselves In Arctic Ice

3 min read

As the Arctic begins to freeze over in the coming months, scientists from 17 nations will be right in the middle of it all, studying the impact of climate change.

News

News

French Climate Activists Pepper Sprayed By Police During Record-Breaking Heatwave

2 min read

Police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the city sweltered under a record-breaking heatwave that many blame on global warming.