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Asthma on the rise in Lake Macquarie

UTS Jacinta Franks

December 6, 2019

Filed under Project: Climate Crisis

The NSW Lake Macquarie region, 150 kilometres north of Sydney, has seen an inexplicable rise in the number of asthma hospitalisations over the last couple of years, and findings may worsen under current heavy smoke conditions. Healthstats NSW has released data that shows that hospitalisations for the area have increase...

Climate change rallies the young

November 29, 2019

The issue of climate change has consumed the minds of young people around the globe. The Global Climate...

Feeling the heat: producers and consumers facing up to climate change

Feeling the heat: producers and consumers facing up to climate change

November 29, 2019

A warmer, drier climate means we will have to think carefully about where and when we can buy fresh farm produce.

Madrid: The climate fight’s new arena

Madrid: The climate fight’s new arena

November 27, 2019

With Madrid hosting the next round of intergovernmental climate discussions, IPCC contributor Prof. Peter Newman breaks down who and what is on the agenda.

How the west got hot

How the west got hot

November 26, 2019

In January last year, Penrith hit 47.3 degrees Celsius and was – for a matter of hours – the hottest...

‘Excruciating’ noises set to heat up over the summer for Sydney residents

‘Excruciating’ noises set to heat up over the summer for Sydney residents

November 26, 2019

*Caroline fell asleep on her bathroom floor, even though she had a perfectly good bedroom just down the...

Next gen journos in search of ideas, action and change

November 15, 2019

Who gets to speak? How do we cover Climate Change? They're just two of the global issues in need of an "Antidote".

Australia’s First Solar Garden offers renewables for renters

Australia’s First Solar Garden offers renewables for renters

November 14, 2019

Enova Energy, Australia's first community-owned electricity provider, is on track to complete Australia’s first "solar garden" offering renewables to renters.

Sydney’s Warringah flying the green flag

Sydney’s Warringah flying the green flag

November 7, 2019

It’s Sunday morning, a time when most Sydneysiders are enjoying a lie-in. But in the eco-friendly Northern...

Kangaroos in crisis

Kangaroos in crisis

October 30, 2019

Kangaroos are Australia's national emblem, but questions have arisen over whether Federal and State governments gives their welfare enough consideration. Kim Grant has been around kangaroos all her life and said more needed to be done by Australian governments and insurance companies to protect these native animals from becoming road kill or pet meat.

Humpback whales make surprise shift to calve in Gold Coast

October 29, 2019

Whale experts are warning that changes in migrating humpback whale calving behaviour is putting their...

Choosing to be child-free for the planet

Choosing to be child-free for the planet

October 14, 2019

Selfish. A word attributed to, amongst others, women throughout history who have made the conscious decision to remain childless. However, for Perth-based student Steph Murphy, choosing to be child-free may be the answer to the world’s climate woes.

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.
Project: Climate Crisis