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Technology is crucial to cutting emisions, but only half the story

Technology is crucial to cutting emisions, but only half the story

“The analogy would be if John F Kennedy had announced in 1961 that we were going to go to the moon and we are going to let NASA take its own sweet time figuring out how to get there.”

  • by Nick O'Malley
Changing ocean mesoscale currents
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Changing ocean mesoscale currents

Global changes in oceanic mesoscale currents over the satellite altimetry record. Credit: ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes

Red alert for the planet: UN chief’s call to phase out coal by 2030

Red alert for the planet: UN chief’s call to phase out coal by 2030

The Secretary-General of the United Nations marks Earth Day - Thursday - by penning this warning: time is running out to prevent the climate crisis from becoming a permanent global catastrophe.

  • by Antonio Guterres
Tim Flannery follows in footsteps of Greta Thunberg, David Attenborough
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Tim Flannery follows in footsteps of Greta Thunberg, David Attenborough

The Australian conservationist has received one of the world’s top environmental awards, recognising his efforts to spread the words some do not want to hear.

  • by Nick O'Malley
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Government buys out Shenhua coal, curbs Dartbrook and opens up Wollar

Government buys out Shenhua coal, curbs Dartbrook and opens up Wollar

The Berejiklian government shifts gears on coal, paying $100 million to extinguish one mining lease as it put curbs on a mothballed mine and opens up more land near Mudgee.

  • by Peter Hannam
As Australia tiptoes to 2050 climate targets, the world moves on 2030

As Australia tiptoes to 2050 climate targets, the world moves on 2030

Recent comments by the Prime Minister suggest he is moving towards a hard 2050 emissions reductions target, but the rest of the world has already moved.

  • by Nick O'Malley
Farmers demand future coal and gas mine ban after Shenhua buyout

Farmers demand future coal and gas mine ban after Shenhua buyout

The Berejiklian government has announced that it’s paying $100 million for a Chinese company to exit its coal mine lease on the Liverpool Plains.

  • by Peter Hannam
Military leaders, security chiefs demand action on climate threat

Military leaders, security chiefs demand action on climate threat

Two things keep former chief of defence Admiral Chris Barrie awake at night. The one that can be addressed by the Australian government is climate change.

  • by Nick O'Malley
Climate pressure mounts on Morrison government before US Earth Day summit

Climate pressure mounts on Morrison government before US Earth Day summit

Foreign governments and Australian industry are calling for bold policies from the Morrison government to drive down emissions and tackle climate change.

  • by Nick O'Malley and Mike Foley