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Opinion and fact diverge as Abbott weighs in on climate change...again

Tony Abbott's call for Australia to withdraw from the Paris Agreement contained similar Trumpian hyperbole and mismatches between his statements and reality. »
6 July 2018, 16:20 - smh - Search similar - Email

When hospitals are making people sick: Health sector's role in saving the planet

If you knew how many people were admitted to hospital as a result of your car’s emissions, would you act? »
16 May 2018, 07:00 - smh - Search similar - Email

Why George Pell dined with under-fire EPA's Scott Pruitt in secret

Revelations about the extraordinary dinner pit Pell squarely against the Pope and add to the cloud hanging over Pruitt. »
12 May 2018, 04:20 - smh - Search similar - Email

Pay up fossil fuel industry - your free ride to pollute is over 

One of the largest environmental campaigns in history is unfolding in Australia. »
24 April 2018, 17:00 - smh - Search similar - Email

Turnbull knows better than to deny fire weather link to climate change

Disputing climate change's roll in extreme weather is ignoring what Australian scientists know with increasing certainty. »
20 March 2018, 11:10 - smh - Search similar - Email

Ancient carbon discovered coming from Arctic soil

Scientists have published new evidence that old or even ancient carbon, pulled out of the atmosphere and stored in the bodies of plants hundreds or thousands of years ago, is being set loose again from soils in the Arctic region. »
3 March 2018, 18:20 - smh - Search similar - Email

Australia cops UN investor slap on climate policy as 'green paradox' looms

Australia's climate policies are "a decade behind" other rich nations, says UN official. »
31 January 2018, 16:10 - smh - Search similar - Email

Residents fear anarchy as Cape Town water shut-off looms

If water levels keep falling, Cape Town will declare Day Zero in less than three months. Taps in homes and businesses will be turned off until the rains come. »
31 January 2018, 10:00 - smh - Search similar - Email

Study narrows range of Earth's warming response as greenhouse gases rise

New research has sharply narrowed the likely estimate of how much the Earth will warm with a doubling of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, potentially honing estimates that have stood for a quarter century. »
18 January 2018, 01:20 - smh - Search similar - Email

Nuclear war, extreme weather top list of 2018 global threats

Mother Nature topped the most significant risks facing the world for a second year in a row. »
18 January 2018, 01:20 - smh - Search similar - Email

'Quite surprising': Near-record hot 2017, heat burst point to warming world

Another year of near-record global temperatures and the recent heat spike in major Australian cities should serve as warning of the vulnerability of populations to global warming, a leading climate researcher said. »
8 January 2018, 19:20 - smh - Search similar - Email

Donald Trump tweets US 'could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming'

Speaking from his vacation, Trump wrote on Twitter that the East Coast will be so cold on New Year's Eve that global warming may be a good thing. »
29 December 2017, 12:40 - smh - Search similar - Email

From a 12-year-old in Fiji to a Kenyan 'evangelist': Five climate heroes of 2017

Despite Donald Trump's dismissal of the Paris accord, action to address worsening climate threats has gathered pace globally. »
28 December 2017, 12:01 - smh - Search similar - Email

Ipsos poll: Only 18 per cent think Turnbull government is doing a good job on climate change

Only 3 per cent of Australians rate the Turnbull government's response to climate change as "very good.". »
25 December 2017, 16:10 - smh - Search similar - Email

'Make the planet great again': France awards climate grants to US scientists

Emmanuel Macron plans to award multi-year grants for several US-based scientists to relocate to France. »
12 December 2017, 07:30 - smh - Search similar - Email

'Existential threat': climate change risks finally grab Australia's attention

This year is closing with a flurry of activity on the climate front - including the release of the Turnbull government's review of climate policies. »
9 December 2017, 17:50 - smh - Search similar - Email

At Bonn, the stakes got higher in our gamble on the planet's future

Perhaps the most revealing moment at this year's United Nations climate talks came on Wednesday, when Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany addressed the nearly 200 nations gathered here. »
19 November 2017, 04:30 - smh - Search similar - Email

World Meteorological Organization data shows record global carbon dioxide surge

The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rose by a record rate last year. »
31 October 2017, 04:20 - smh - Search similar - Email

Coal use must 'pretty much' be gone by 2050 to curb sea-level rise, researchers say

The Antarctic ice sheets are melting faster than earlier understood, prompting updated modelling to re-assess for the risks of rapid sea level rise. »
26 October 2017, 14:20 - smh - Search similar - Email

California's new normal may be more intense heat, fires, droughts and floods

As portrayed in novels, the California of the future is barely habitable. Fiction? Perhaps less so after last week. »
16 October 2017, 01:30 - smh - Search similar - Email