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FLANNERY: People are shocked; they should be angry

Today 12:00pm - Author and scientist Tim Flannery, who has returned to his roots at the Australian Museum, says the world is about to see a major shift towards climate action.

IPCC treading softly on language, says study

Today 12:00pm - The International Panel on Climate Change is using conservative language that underplays the threat of climate change.

Good keen youths could form a Green Army

Today 12:00pm - A volunteer conservation army could mobilise young people who want to fight climate change by channelling them into work to restore ecosystems.

Look what happened when they cleaned up this rubbish beach

Today 12:00pm - Baby-turtles have officially returned to Mumbai - and it's all because one of the world’s largest beach clean-up efforts.

How Cyclone Idai was made worse by climate change

Today 12:00pm - The climate crisis that is driving sea level rises and more extreme rainfall is making deadly storms like the one that hit southern Africa in the past week more severe, according to experts.

America cares about climate change again

Wednesday - For the first time in years, a broad spectrum of US climate advocates is going on the offensive.

OPINION: To end climate change we must end capitalism

Wednesday - By PHIL McDUFF | Policy tweaks won’t fix climate change. We need to throw the kitchen sink at it with a total rethink of our relationship to ownership, work and capital.


Green New Deal aims for triple payback

Wednesday - Just suppose we could see a way to transform the global economy, society and even the environment so that they met real needs, and promised to go on doing so far into the future. Well, we can. And...

‘No doubt’ Arctic temperatures will rise 3.5deg

Wednesday - New research by the UN has found that a temperature rise of up to 3.5deg in the Arctic is now inevitable.

Weatherman wants climate change 'forecasts'

Wednesday - A veteran UK weatherman has called on the BBC and other major broadcasters to radically overhaul their forecasts to incorporate information about climate change.

Japanese investors back renewables

Tuesday - Major Japanese investors, including those most indebted to coal, are seeking to back large-scale renewables projects across Asia, marking a “monumental” shift that energy market analysts say is “the...

New ultra-thin material seen as breakthrough

Tuesday - A new ultra-thin film that absorbs solar energy could revolutionise the harvesting of solar thermal energy.

We'll just make Manhattan bigger, says New York

Tuesday - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to protect Manhattan from climate change by expanding the island’s southern shore to keep rising seas at bay.

Energy and oil majors turn to rural Africa

Tuesday - Armed with solar panels, lanterns and mini-grids, European energy giants hope to capture the data of hundreds of millions of new, increasingly wealthy customers in rural Africa.

HOT CHOCOLATE: Cocoa is helping to slow climate change

Tuesday - If you like chocolate you’ll love this: the same tree that provides your indulgent treat is helping to slow climate change, thanks to cocoa fuel.

EU votes for 55% emissions cuts by 2030

Monday - The European Parliament have voted in favour of increasing the EU’s 2030 emission cuts target to 55 per cent and a net-zero mid-century target, bringing an end to weeks of infighting.

Hydrogen could be fuel of the future

Monday - The fuel used to thrust enormous rockets away from Earth’s gravitational pull is hydrogen - and it also holds potential as a source of energy for daily activities like driving and heating houses.

US blocks UN action on geoengineering

Monday - The US has joined Saudi Arabia to derail a UN resolution that sought to improve the world’s understanding of potential efforts to lace the sky with sunlight-reflecting aerosols or use carbon-catching...

Why radical plan to cool climate could work

Monday - A new study contradicts fears that using solar geoengineering to fight climate change could dangerously alter rainfall and storm patterns in some parts of the world.


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