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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

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