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20 02 2020 | 07:08

Australia on FIRE!

Australia is on the front line of the climate crisis.  I'm in Australia on tour. I'm coming to MELBOURNE, ADELAIDE, PERTH, BRISBANE & SYDNEY. Get your tickets at JonathanPie.com       14…

14 02 2020 | 08:42

Amazon Rainforest - Carbon sink or carbon source?

For decades, scientists have warned of an ‘Amazon tipping-point’: the point at which the forest loses its ability to renew itself and begins to emit more carbon than it absorbs.

01 02 2020 | 10:29

Australia fires: State of emergency declared for Canberra region.

Authorities in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) have declared a state of emergency as massive bushfires rage south of Canberra. It is the worst fire threat to the territory in nearly two…

24 01 2020 | 09:49

Australia fires: Malcolm Turnbull accuses Scott Morrison of 'misleading' nation.

Australian PM Scott Morrison has been accused of lacking leadership during the bushfire crisis - by the man he replaced after a party room coup. Malcolm Turnbull, who was deposed in 2018, told the…

21 01 2020 | 07:59

Australia wildfires: Blazes merge into massive inferno as experts warn species will go extinct.

Top scientists call for PM to do more on climate crisis as UK expert predicts animal victims will be in the trillions Two wildfires have merged to form a massive inferno in south-eastern Australia,…

21 01 2020 | 07:29

Terror, hope, anger, kindness: the complexity of life as we face the new normal.

In the faces of the bushfire victims we saw ourselves and our shared future. We can no longer shy away from reality.

17 01 2020 | 08:04

What is Australia doing to tackle climate change?

The Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended his government's stand on climate change as the country deals with devastating fires and a historic heatwave. Mr Morrison said his policies…

17 01 2020 | 07:54

Australia fires: Smoke to make 'full circuit' around globe, Nasa says.

Smoke from the massive bushfires in Australia will soon circle the Earth back to the nation, says Nasa. Massive infernos have raged along the nation's east coast for months, pushing smoke across the…

17 01 2020 | 07:50

Australia’s fires have pumped out more emissions than 100 nations combined.

Climate change is driving climate change. The wildfires raging along Australia’s eastern coast have already pumped around 400 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, further…

17 01 2020 | 07:24

Today's big question: what's behind the iconic images of Australia's massive fires?

Matthew Abbott took one of the most widely shared images of Australia’s devastating bushfires, but he went to bed first before sending the picture via WhatsApp to a photo editor the next morning, New…

14 01 2020 | 08:43

Climate change: Australia fires will be 'normal' in 3C world.

UK scientists say the recent fires in Australia are a taste of what the world will experience as temperatures rise. Prof Richard Betts from the Met Office Hadley Centre said we are "seeing a sign of…

13 01 2020 | 15:24

Australia on fire.

More than a decade ago, scientists warned that global warming risked making Australia’s fire season start earlier, finish later and become more intense.   

11 01 2020 | 14:26

Op-Ed: Australia is now the 'Poster Child' for the climate crisis.

The massive scale of this year's bushfires has shocked Australians and the global community by their size and ferociousness. However, scientists say we're witnessing first-hand, how global warming…

11 01 2020 | 14:18

When it comes to emissions, the 'too small to matter' argument is absurd, reckless and morally bankrupt.

Shortsighted, illogical and dishonest arguments are holding Australia back – and condemning us to more brutal summers. Australia’s unforgiving, unrelenting and unprecedented fires have demonstrated…

10 01 2020 | 15:06

Australia to cull thousands of camels.

Thousands of camels in South Australia will be shot dead from helicopters as a result of extreme heat and drought. A five-day cull started on Wednesday, as Aboriginal communities in the region have…

10 01 2020 | 11:02

Australia: like a furnace.

Ferocious bushfires have been sweeping across Australia since September, fuelled by record-breaking temperatures, drought and wind. The country has always experienced fires, but this season has been…

21 11 2019 | 08:58

Climate change: Warming signal links global floods and fires.

With homes under water in South Yorkshire, near record flooding in Venice, and burgeoning wildfires in Australia, many people are asking if and how climate change is connected to these extreme…

20 11 2019 | 05:05

Amazon deforestation 'at highest level in a decade'.

Almost 10,000 sq kms lost in year to August, according to Brazilian government data. Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon has hit the highest annual level in a decade, according to new government…

03 10 2019 | 13:52

New gel-like material can stop wildfires for months at a time.

A novel preventive technique developed at Stanford could help slash the incidence and severity of wildfires. The technique involves an environmentally-benign gel that helps common fire-retardants…

02 09 2019 | 11:04

U-turn: Bolsonaro open to foreign aid to fight Amazon fires.

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro is willing to accept foreign aid for fighting fires devastating the Amazon rainforest, but only if the country controls the funds, his spokesman said Tuesday (27…