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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

The bigger questions about reef foundation's $444 million windfall

There is no guarantee that spending on making the Great Barrier Reef more "resilient" will succeed. »
8 August 2018, 19:50 - smh - Search similar - Email

Time for an Australian sustainable finance taskforce

The weight of science and money, the speed of the global green finance agenda, and the sharpening of director and fiduciary responsibilities cannot be ignored. »
22 July 2018, 20:50 - smh - Search similar - Email

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