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National

National

Extinction Of Tiny Aussie Rat 'Shames' Australia To The Rest Of The World

5 min read

Bramble Cay melomys, whose small population survived for years on a remote, isolated island, have become extinct.

James Norman

James Norman

The Surprising Term Searched In Australia More Than Anywhere Else On Earth

4 min read

Anyone who has grown up in Australia will remember the catchy old Holden advertisements with the jingle 'Football, Meat pies, Kangaroos and Holden cars'.

World

World

Greta Thunberg: The Swedish Schoolkid Who Went On Strike And Sparked A Global Movement

2 min read

Sweden had its hottest summer on record in 2018 and that struck a chord with Greta Thunberg.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Couple Brutally Shamed For Launching Fundraiser For Their Wedding

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Kelly O'Shanassy

Kelly O'Shanassy

When It Comes To The Environment, ScoMo Could Learn A Lesson From China

6 min read

The United States is known for audacious ideas. Some make little sense but are pursued relentlessly, like a border wall that will cost billions.

News

News

Chicago Is About To Get Colder Than Everest And Antarctica

2 min read

Americans have been told to 'avoid taking deep breaths and to minimise talking' as a once-in-a-generation deep freeze settles over the US.

World

World

Does America's Extreme Cold Mean That Climate Change Is A Myth?

5 min read

According to climate sceptics, record cold temperatures and snowfall are proof that global warming isn't real. The sceptics are wrong.

News

News

The Doomsday Clock Is Frozen At Two Minutes To Midnight

1 min read

The Doomsday Clock proves we’re not any closer to having world peace

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

Australia Just Marked Its Third Hottest Year Ever, And ScoMo Is Making It Worse

5 min read

It’s getting hot in here.

National

National

Australia Just Had A Record Hot Year. This Is Our 'New Normal'.

2 min read

Australia has just sweltered through the third-hottest year on record, with climate experts warning of "extreme" temperatures and a lengthening fire danger season is the country's "new normal".

World

World

World's Worst Climate Disasters Cost $63 Billion In 2018

6 min read

Hurricanes and fires, fuelled by climate change, caused billions in damage this year, according to a new report.

National

National

The Ocean Is Sacrificing Itself To Protect Us

5 min read

While we gear up for more extreme heat events on land, our oceans are working overtime to keep rising temperatures at bay -- and we don't know how long they'll be able to keep doing it.

World

World

Blind, Underground-Dwelling Creature Named After Donald Trump

1 min read

U.K. based company, EnviroBuild, bought the naming rights to a newly discovered caecilian to make a political stance against Donald Trump's views on climate change.

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

When It Comes To Coal, Australia Is Showing The World We're Going 'Back To Black'

6 min read

In the Polish city of Katowice, towers of coal run alongside the UN Climate Conference (COP24) centre.

National

National

'Mother Nature Needs Her Daughters,' So They Plan To Solve Climate Change

4 min read

In less than three weeks, an all-female global team of 80 scientists will be heading down to Antarctica to try and solve the biggest crisis facing our planet: climate change.

World

World

Climate Change Directly Responsible For Some Extreme Weather Events: Study

2 min read

Many of the world's most extreme weather events in 2017 were made more likely and, in some cases, even caused by human activity and greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report published Monday.

National

National

After Bleaching Great Barrier Reef Coral Is Becoming More Resilient

1 min read

New research shows unprecedented back-to-back bleaching events on the Great Barrier Reef has made tougher coral more resilient to stress.

World

World

David Attenborough's Warning To World Leaders

2 min read

David Attenborough has issued a heartfelt plea to world leaders, urging them to take immediate action on climate change.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Liberals Change Spill Rules And Attenborough On Global Warming

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Simon Bradshaw

Simon Bradshaw

Our Reliance On Coal Is Entrenching Poverty Around The World

4 min read

Make no mistake -- the decisions we make today will profoundly impact the lives of communities here and abroad far into the future.

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

Greenlighting Adani While QLD Burns Is Like Pouring Kerosine On A Bonfire

3 min read

On Thursday afternoon, Queensland firefighters were battling an extraordinary 130 blazes across the state.

Ant Sharwood

Ant Sharwood

Were The #strike4climate Kids Right To Swear At The PM?

4 min read

Climate change is the issue of our times. But should kids swear at politicians?

National

National

All The Best Signs From The School Climate Strikes Around Australia

2 min read

The controversial Strike 4 Climate Change has been criticised this week by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, but that didn't stop countless students from gathering in public squares nationwide.

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly

To ScoMo's Party, Even School Kids Are The Enemy When It Comes To Climate Change

5 min read

Of the squillion words to have been published about the disintegration of the Liberal Party since the catastrophe in Victoria, these are the ones I’ve found most telling.

Views

Views

I'm Taking Two Hours Off School To Teach Scott Morrison A Climate Lesson

3 min read

On Friday afternoon, I’ll be joining several students from my school and thousands nationwide in the School Strike for Climate Action.

National

National

Climate Change Is Destroying Our Planet And Our Mental Health

3 min read

By now most Aussies accept that climate change is impacting our country. What's less known is that it is also affecting our mental health -- and our government isn't doing enough to stop it.

National

National

Solomon, Matilda And Rose Don't Want A 'Destroyed Future'

3 min read

It's a Wednesday, just before lunchtime, and Solomon, Rose and Matilda would normally be in the classroom right now.

News

News

The Suburb Set To Roast As "Extreme" Temperatures Near

3 min read

One of the country's most densely populated regions is also its warmest, with temperatures set to get even hotter in coming years.

Michael Kalk

Michael Kalk

There Are Now 52,000 Climate Refugees In Northern California

7 min read

At 10.45am last Thursday I received a text from my friend Ben. “Kinda crazy around here today. A fire started up the hill in Paradise.”

World

World

California Fires Could Be The 'New Abnormal' If Climate Change Continues

2 min read

A leading climate scientist says a worrying pattern helped light the match for the devastating California fires.

Simon Bradshaw

Simon Bradshaw

Dear Mr Morrison, Can We Remind You About The Problems With Coal?

5 min read

Over the past month, the Australian Government has been given a thunderous message about the need to do more to tackle climate change and leave our coal in the ground:

Richie Merzian

Richie Merzian

Why Wentworth Was A Message To The Government On Climate Change

5 min read

If there’s one specific message that’s been sent, loud and clear, to the Morrison Government through the disastrous Wentworth by-election, it is 'do more on climate change'.

Politics

Politics

Government Slammed By U.S. Professor For Not Representing The People

1 min read

Renowned American Professor Jeffrey Sachs has slammed the Australian government.

Politics

Politics

'Held At Gunpoint': Alex Turnbull Dishes On 'Weird' Liberal Party Politics

4 min read

Malcolm Turnbull's son Alex has called out the Liberal Party's 'frustrating' policy priorities, further backing in the Labor candidate in the by-election for his dad's former seat of Wentworth.

World

World

Australia, A Coffee Crisis Is On The Horizon

3 min read

The future of your morning flat white may not be guaranteed, as climate change threatens to push more than half of the world's suitable coffee land into unsuitability.

National

National

Why Is Our Environment Minister Ignoring Media While The Planet Is Cooking?

3 min read

This week, the entire world got the deeply unsettling news that we have little more than a decade to enact "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented" changes to prevent the planet from cooking.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Charged With Kristie Powell Murder And Earth Needs Saving By 2030

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Politics

Politics

Tom Ballard Rants For Eight F*ck-Filled Minutes On Tonightly

2 min read

“F*ck the hypocrisy, the weakness and inertia on this issue".

Politics

Politics

Malcolm Turnbull's Son Unleashes On Twitter: 'Wake Up'

2 min read

Alex Turnbull isn't holding back on Twitter.