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Underwater, Seychelles President makes emotional plea to save the seas

Calling oceans the "beating blue heart of our planet," Danny Faure called for more protection for the ocean's ecosystem. »
15 April 2019, 07:30 - smh - Search similar - Email

Flying cars could help in the fight against climate change

Flying cars - known officially as vertical takeoff and landing aircraft, or VTOLs (pronounced "v-tolls") - may have a surprise benefit for the environment. »
10 April 2019, 22:40 - smh - Search similar - Email

Climate disasters imperil Bangladesh kids' lives and future: UN

More than 19 million Bangladeshi children at risk from the colossal impact of floods, cyclones and other natural disasters linked to climate change. »
5 April 2019, 07:00 - smh - Search similar - Email

Heavyweights now speaking with one voice on climate change risks

In an era defined by a cautious approach to climate in politics and business, influential independent voices have finally stepped up. »
23 March 2019, 15:50 - smh - Search similar - Email

Humans in the headlights: frozen in the path of a climate catastrophe

We humans are rabbits in the headlights of climate change, intuitively knowing we’re in trouble, but standing around watching as it thunders towards us. »
22 March 2019, 02:50 - smh - Search similar - Email

Going carbon neutral would barely touch Woodside's huge Pilbara profits: Thinktank

The oil and gas giant could completely offset carbon emissions from North West Shelf and Pluto for a tiny 1.1-1.5 per cent of gross profits, TAI says. »
21 March 2019, 14:30 - smh - Search similar - Email

Victoria can, and should, lead the country on climate change

Some of Scott Morrison’s recent climate change offerings have merit but overall they fail to limit pollution from coal and gas power stations. »
10 March 2019, 19:30 - smh - Search similar - Email

Scientist who published landmark climate change paper dies aged 87

Dr Wallace Broecker gave early warning of a planetary crisis if humans continued to emit carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. »
21 February 2019, 08:10 - smh - Search similar - Email

Trump's climate adviser sparked protests, but he found a receptive audience in Australia

"No country should have to sacrifice their economic prosperity or energy security in pursuit of environmental sustainability," President Trump's international energy and climate adviser, Wells Griffith, said. »
11 December 2018, 03:30 - smh - Search similar - Email

Protesters march as UN climate talks hit fossil fuel snag

Climate activists have taken to the streets as politicians start arriving for the COP24 talks, which are already mired over the perennial issue of fossil fuels. »
9 December 2018, 08:20 - smh - Search similar - Email

Denying climate change is evil

Climate denial is rooted in greed, opportunism and ego. Opposing action for those reasons is a sin. »
3 December 2018, 16:40 - smh - Search similar - Email

Coal question looms large as climate talks begin in Poland

Conference participants cast off hats, scarves and heavy coats as they entered cavernous halls for COP24 in Katowice heated by coal-fired power plants nearby. »
3 December 2018, 10:30 - smh - Search similar - Email

Brazil cancels hosting climate change summit

Brazil has pulled out of hosting next year's UN global summit on climate change, the latest setback for the Paris Agreement. »
29 November 2018, 07:50 - smh - Search similar - Email

Major US climate report says more epic disasters coming

The US federal government has released a long-awaited report with an unmistakable message: extreme weather disasters are worsening because of global warming. »
24 November 2018, 04:30 - smh - Search similar - Email

Woodside backs a carbon price - for the planet, our children, business and jobs

Why Woodside supports a carbon price - for the planet, our children, business and jobs. »
16 November 2018, 05:20 - smh - Search similar - Email

The forsaken children strike back: 21 young people sue to save planet

By their failure to act on climate change, the Trump administration and other governments are condemning future generations to catastrophe, but a brave group of children is fighting back, writes the winner of both the Nobel Prize and the Sydney Peace Prize. »
14 November 2018, 16:20 - smh - Search similar - Email

Coal is on the way out, the only question is how quickly

The question that governments should ask is: how can we make the transition socially acceptable and economically attractive? »
9 October 2018, 18:00 - smh - Search similar - Email

Climate action makes economic sense

The costs of doing nothing are far more onerous than those of tackling climate change. »
9 October 2018, 11:52 - smh - Search similar - Email

A pause in the climate wars is better than nothing

The NEG does not provide a comprehensive resolution to our energy and climate deadlock. But it could signal an end to the extreme adversarial, winner-take-all approach. »
10 August 2018, 21:10 - smh - Search similar - Email

Weak NEG target threat to farmers

The weak ambition of the current NEG target spells big trouble for Australia’s agriculture sector in particular. A fact which has not dawned on the Coalition. »
10 August 2018, 15:00 - smh - Search similar - Email