Graham Readfearn

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30 11 2022 | 13:14

Great Barrier Reef flagged as ‘in danger’ world heritage site. What does this mean?

Scientists have delivered clear advice for the reef. So what did their report say, how might the government respond and what happens next? The status of the Great Barrier Reef as a globally…

29 11 2022 | 07:30

Fair Cop27? Where did Peter Dutton’s figure of $2tn for climate damage fund come from?

Meanwhile, BP’s CEO was in town spruiking the energy giant’s climate credentials, as its oil output increases from last year In the wake of the UN climate talks in Egypt, the opposition leader,…

23 10 2022 | 08:26

The Coalition is seeing red (meat) over the methane pledge – but it’s not just about burping cattle

About half of the CO2-equivalent caused by releasing methane in Australia comes from agriculture. The rest comes mainly from coalmines, oil, gas and waste

17 10 2022 | 07:17

New study reveals ‘staggering’ scale of lost fishing gear drifting in Earth’s oceans

Lost nets, lines and hooks trap wildlife for years as they float in the ocean, sink to the bottom or are washed ashore Enough commercial fishing line is left in the ocean each year to stretch to…

24 09 2022 | 15:11

Sky and the Australian find ‘no evidence’ of a climate emergency – they weren’t looking hard enough

The media outlets gave sizeable coverage to journal article that climate scientists said misrepresented their research The climate science denial echo-chamber has been loud and proud this week with…

19 07 2022 | 12:19

What is ‘renewable gas’ and is it really just around the corner?

An orange flame on your stove would be the signal that you were now burning “renewable gas”, the advertorial said, promising this would happen “sooner than you expect”.

12 07 2022 | 07:05

Conservatives blame the energy crisis on net zero climate goals – but what is really going on?

A range of factors is behind the rise in electricity prices, but net zero isn’t one of them. Energy markets and electricity systems are complicated beasts at the best of times, but throw in war,…

26 05 2022 | 07:29

Gas industry and Coalition reach for a get-out-of-catastrophe-free card in climate crisis Monopoly

Scott Morrison’s loving embrace and financial backing of the gas industry has been a defining feature of his prime ministership. Hit with a historical pandemic, Morrison chose gas – not renewables –…

26 05 2022 | 07:07

Australia’s greenhouse pollution from coal higher per person than any other developed country, data shows

Australia had the highest levels of greenhouse gas pollution from coal per person than any other developed country in 2021, according to new data. But the data shows per capita greenhouse gas…

18 03 2022 | 11:33

Great Barrier Reef hit by sixth mass bleaching event, leading coral scientist says

Prof Terry Hughes says he believes bleaching is under way as the Australian government conducts monitoring flights over 2,300km reef. One of the world’s leading coral scientists claims a sixth mass…

02 03 2022 | 06:48

Thinktank linked to tech giant Canon under pressure to remove ‘dangerous’ climate articles

Exclusive: Some Canon Institute for Global Studies posts call the climate crisis ‘fake news’ and compare Greta Thunberg to a communist A thinktank linked to Japanese technology giant Canon is…

21 02 2022 | 07:54

News Corp claims coal and gas moratorium would be a revenue ‘black hole’. How much would it really cost?

Grattan Institute energy experts say News Corp’s eye-watering figures on the projected costs and job losses of an improbable moratorium are ‘inflated’ Would a moratorium on new coal and gas…

14 02 2022 | 07:28

Can you really carbon offset a power station? Sure – but it’s unimpressive

EnergyAustralia is building a regular fossil fuel power station and buying carbon offsets based on its emissions “At EnergyAustralia, we’re already building Australia’s first carbon offset power…

02 02 2022 | 09:20

All coral will suffer severe bleaching when global heating hits 1.5C, study finds

But one coral reef expert says even reefs that bleach every five years could have corals that survive Almost no corals on the planet will escape severe bleaching once global heating reaches 1.5C,…

30 01 2022 | 07:40

Coal-based liquid hydrogen pivotal for green energy? The experts doubt it

The ANU’s Dr Fiona Beck says turning fossil fuels into hydrogen is always going to be dirtier than using renewables A world-first shipment of liquid hydrogen from Australia was declared momentous…

10 01 2022 | 07:12

‘Extreme marine heatwave’: waters off Sydney set to break January temperature records

Satellite data shows ocean surface 3C above normal as swimmers say water feels more like February and March Waters off Sydney are undergoing an extreme marine heatwave with temperatures likely at…

20 12 2021 | 08:02

Great Barrier Reef could face another mass bleaching by end of January, forecast says

Scientists are hoping La Niña conditions might yet stave off threat from predicted heat accumulation in northern and central reef Corals across large parts of the Great Barrier Reef could be hit by…

29 11 2021 | 07:48

Australia’s spy agency predicted the climate crisis 40 years ago – and fretted about coal exports

In a taste of things to come, a secret Office of National Assessment report worried the ‘carbon dioxide problem’ would hurt the nation’s coal industry The report was stamped CONFIDENTIAL twice on…

26 08 2021 | 07:52

Melbourne student and climate activist runs for board seat at energy giant AGL

Ashjayeen Sharif wants Australia’s biggest greenhouse gas emitter to be 100% renewable by 2030. An 18-year-old student and climate change campaigner is bidding for a seat on the board of energy…