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World

World

'We Will Never Stop Fighting': Teen Activist Tells London Climate Protesters

2 min read

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg has addressed climate change protesters in London, making a strong stance against powerful figures standing idle in the face of climate change.

World

World

London Police Arrest 750 People As Climate Protests Continue

1 min read

More than 750 climate change activists blocking roads at some of London's most famous landmarks have been arrested over the past six days, police say.

Queensland

Queensland

XR Protester Chained Himself To Coal Train And Live Streamed It

2 min read

The Extinction Rebellion activists chained themselves to two different coal trains in Wynamm Queensland last night to obstruct the railways and live-streamed their protests.

World

World

'Save The Climate Like Notre Dame' Pleads Teen Activist Greta Thunberg

2 min read

The teenage activist, who inspired a movement of school children to fight against climate change, has urged European leaders to take action in the same way they pledged to rebuild Notre Dame. 

News

News

Who Are The Climate Protesters Being Arrested In London?

2 min read

Continued protests led by climate activists have resulted in hundreds of arrests across London -- but who are the group spearheading this movement and what do they believe?

National

National

It's Too Late For The Great Barrier Reef, It Can't Recover

2 min read

The future of the Great Barrier Reef is now unclear.

Politics

Politics

Why ScoMo Just Did A Bizarre Borat Impression In Parliament

3 min read

Scott Morrison just did a very bizarre impression of Sacha Baron Cohen's Kazakh journalist in parliament.

Politics

Politics

Greenpeace Put Toilet Paper With Politicians’ Faces In Parliament House Bathrooms

1 min read

Anti-environment rhetoric from the government has been turned into toilet paper and dropped into Parliament House bathrooms in a secret operation from Greenpeace activists.

The Project

The Project

The Empire-State-Sized Alarm Bell In Sir David Attenborough's New Documentary

1 min read

Sir David Attenborough is back with a new documentary called 'Our Planet', and he sat down with Rove McManus to tell The Project all about it.

Tech

Tech

The Reality Of Getting Half Of Australia Zipping Around In Electric Cars

4 min read

As a part of Labor's Climate change policy, they have announced 50 percent of cars will be electric by 2030.

National

National

How To Spend Earth Hour If You Don't Want To Sit Alone In A Dark House

3 min read

On Saturday night, lights will be shut off across the world as a commitment to do better for the planet.

News

News

Extreme Weather Affected 62-Million People Last Year

1 min read

A new report has found that 62-million people were hit by extreme weather, with 2-million displaced.

Antonio Matimbe

Antonio Matimbe

While Rich Countries Do Nothing, Those Who Lose Everything Barely Understand Why

4 min read

I am Mozambican and an aid agency communicator, and responding to Cyclone Idai is just the latest humanitarian crisis I have been involved in -- Mozambique has a history of being affected by huge storms.

National

National

This Aussie Summer Came With A $2.2 Billion Price Tag From Natural Disasters

4 min read

A number of 'catastrophic' weather events sparking tens of thousands of insurance claims in three Australian states, have racked up a damage bill of more than $2 billion in just three months.

National

National

The Devastating Bushfire Left Off Summer's Extensive Roll Call

4 min read

Despite an already extensive list of bushfires this season in Queensland, NSW and Tasmania, one event in the heart of the country largely went unnoticed.

Politics

Politics

'There Is No Planet B': Huge Climate Strike As Students Defy Calls To Stay In School

4 min read

The roars will be heard all the way to Canberra. They shut down the city, took over its public square, and left a special phone message for Bill Shorten.

Ant Sharwood

Ant Sharwood

My Daughter Is Missing School For The Climate Strike. Here's Why I Couldn't Be Prouder.

2 min read

My daughter is attending the School Strike 4 Climate today instead of classes. I couldn’t be prouder of her and here’s why.

World

World

Teen Girl Behind Climate Change Protests Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

3 min read

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of her efforts to combat climate change.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Police Switch $4.8 Mill Painting For A Fake To Nab Thieves

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

James Norman

James Norman

We Have Failed Aussie School Kids And Today They Will Teach Us A Lesson

6 min read

I've worked in the environment movement for more than two decades.

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

'No More Winter': How Hot Your Home Town Will Be In 30 Years

4 min read

Do you hate winter? Well, you may soon not have one. And a new tool developed by the Australian National University shows exactly how warm things are going to get.

Views

Views

Here's How We Get Serious About Transitioning Away From Coal

5 min read

The scientific consensus is clear: climate change is happening, making extreme climate events like heatwaves, bushfires, droughts, floods and severe storms regular occurrences.

National

National

Incredible Breakthrough That Could Turn Back Climate Change

2 min read

Australian scientists have turned carbon dioxide back into coal, in what is being touted as a possible rewind of the emissions clock.

News

News

Huge 11-Metre Whale Found In The Amazon Jungle

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

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.

James Norman

James Norman

The Surprising Term Searched In Australia More Than Anywhere Else On Earth

4 min read

Anyone who has grown up in Australia will remember the catchy old Holden advertisements with the jingle 'Football, Meat pies, Kangaroos and Holden cars'.

World

World

Greta Thunberg: The Swedish Schoolkid Who Went On Strike And Sparked A Global Movement

2 min read

Sweden had its hottest summer on record in 2018 and that struck a chord with Greta Thunberg.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Couple Brutally Shamed For Launching Fundraiser For Their Wedding

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Kelly O'Shanassy

Kelly O'Shanassy

When It Comes To The Environment, ScoMo Could Learn A Lesson From China

6 min read

The United States is known for audacious ideas. Some make little sense but are pursued relentlessly, like a border wall that will cost billions.

News

News

Chicago Is About To Get Colder Than Everest And Antarctica

2 min read

Americans have been told to 'avoid taking deep breaths and to minimise talking' as a once-in-a-generation deep freeze settles over the US.

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.

News

News

The Doomsday Clock Is Frozen At Two Minutes To Midnight

1 min read

The Doomsday Clock proves we’re not any closer to having world peace

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

Australia Just Marked Its Third Hottest Year Ever, And ScoMo Is Making It Worse

5 min read

It’s getting hot in here.

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

World's Worst Climate Disasters Cost $63 Billion In 2018

6 min read

Hurricanes and fires, fuelled by climate change, caused billions in damage this year, according to a new report.

National

National

The Ocean Is Sacrificing Itself To Protect Us

5 min read

While we gear up for more extreme heat events on land, our oceans are working overtime to keep rising temperatures at bay -- and we don't know how long they'll be able to keep doing it.

World

World

Blind, Underground-Dwelling Creature Named After Donald Trump

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U.K. based company, EnviroBuild, bought the naming rights to a newly discovered caecilian to make a political stance against Donald Trump's views on climate change.

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

When It Comes To Coal, Australia Is Showing The World We're Going 'Back To Black'

6 min read

In the Polish city of Katowice, towers of coal run alongside the UN Climate Conference (COP24) centre.

National

National

'Mother Nature Needs Her Daughters,' So They Plan To Solve Climate Change

4 min read

In less than three weeks, an all-female global team of 80 scientists will be heading down to Antarctica to try and solve the biggest crisis facing our planet: climate change.

World

World

Climate Change Directly Responsible For Some Extreme Weather Events: Study

2 min read

Many of the world's most extreme weather events in 2017 were made more likely and, in some cases, even caused by human activity and greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report published Monday.

National

National

After Bleaching Great Barrier Reef Coral Is Becoming More Resilient

1 min read

New research shows unprecedented back-to-back bleaching events on the Great Barrier Reef has made tougher coral more resilient to stress.

World

World

David Attenborough's Warning To World Leaders

2 min read

David Attenborough has issued a heartfelt plea to world leaders, urging them to take immediate action on climate change.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Liberals Change Spill Rules And Attenborough On Global Warming

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Simon Bradshaw

Simon Bradshaw

Our Reliance On Coal Is Entrenching Poverty Around The World

4 min read

Make no mistake -- the decisions we make today will profoundly impact the lives of communities here and abroad far into the future.

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

Greenlighting Adani While QLD Burns Is Like Pouring Kerosine On A Bonfire

3 min read

On Thursday afternoon, Queensland firefighters were battling an extraordinary 130 blazes across the state.

Ant Sharwood

Ant Sharwood

Were The #strike4climate Kids Right To Swear At The PM?

4 min read

Climate change is the issue of our times. But should kids swear at politicians?

National

National

All The Best Signs From The School Climate Strikes Around Australia

2 min read

The controversial Strike 4 Climate Change has been criticised this week by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, but that didn't stop countless students from gathering in public squares nationwide.

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly

To ScoMo's Party, Even School Kids Are The Enemy When It Comes To Climate Change

5 min read

Of the squillion words to have been published about the disintegration of the Liberal Party since the catastrophe in Victoria, these are the ones I’ve found most telling.

Views

Views

I'm Taking Two Hours Off School To Teach Scott Morrison A Climate Lesson

3 min read

On Friday afternoon, I’ll be joining several students from my school and thousands nationwide in the School Strike for Climate Action.

National

National

Climate Change Is Destroying Our Planet And Our Mental Health

3 min read

By now most Aussies accept that climate change is impacting our country. What's less known is that it is also affecting our mental health -- and our government isn't doing enough to stop it.

National

National

Solomon, Matilda And Rose Don't Want A 'Destroyed Future'

3 min read

It's a Wednesday, just before lunchtime, and Solomon, Rose and Matilda would normally be in the classroom right now.

News

News

The Suburb Set To Roast As "Extreme" Temperatures Near

3 min read

One of the country's most densely populated regions is also its warmest, with temperatures set to get even hotter in coming years.

Michael Kalk

Michael Kalk

There Are Now 52,000 Climate Refugees In Northern California

7 min read

At 10.45am last Thursday I received a text from my friend Ben. “Kinda crazy around here today. A fire started up the hill in Paradise.”

World

World

California Fires Could Be The 'New Abnormal' If Climate Change Continues

2 min read

A leading climate scientist says a worrying pattern helped light the match for the devastating California fires.

Simon Bradshaw

Simon Bradshaw

Dear Mr Morrison, Can We Remind You About The Problems With Coal?

5 min read

Over the past month, the Australian Government has been given a thunderous message about the need to do more to tackle climate change and leave our coal in the ground:

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'.

Politics

Politics

Government Slammed By U.S. Professor For Not Representing The People

1 min read

Renowned American Professor Jeffrey Sachs has slammed the Australian government.

Politics

Politics

'Held At Gunpoint': Alex Turnbull Dishes On 'Weird' Liberal Party Politics

4 min read

Malcolm Turnbull's son Alex has called out the Liberal Party's 'frustrating' policy priorities, further backing in the Labor candidate in the by-election for his dad's former seat of Wentworth.

World

World

Australia, A Coffee Crisis Is On The Horizon

3 min read

The future of your morning flat white may not be guaranteed, as climate change threatens to push more than half of the world's suitable coffee land into unsuitability.

National

National

Why Is Our Environment Minister Ignoring Media While The Planet Is Cooking?

3 min read

This week, the entire world got the deeply unsettling news that we have little more than a decade to enact "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented" changes to prevent the planet from cooking.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Charged With Kristie Powell Murder And Earth Needs Saving By 2030

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Politics

Politics

Tom Ballard Rants For Eight F*ck-Filled Minutes On Tonightly

2 min read

“F*ck the hypocrisy, the weakness and inertia on this issue".

Politics

Politics

Malcolm Turnbull's Son Unleashes On Twitter: 'Wake Up'

2 min read

Alex Turnbull isn't holding back on Twitter.