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In desperate time, scientists explore desperate measures

In desperate time, scientists explore desperate measures

February 16, 2020

Marine scientist Charlie Veron discovered many of the world's corals. Now he's planning for their loss, setting up a 'coral ark'. Report from the National Climate Emergency Summit 2020.

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Youth and Political Engagement

January 18, 2020

Young Australians are one of our most under-represented demographics in elected Australian politics,...

How Indigenous burning could address the extreme bushfires of our changing climate

How Indigenous burning could address the extreme bushfires of our changing climate

January 9, 2020

As Australia’s east coast faces months of severe bushfires, Indigenous Australians are calling for revival of long-held traditions to reduce fire fuels.

A land of droughts, flooding rains and shame campaigns

A land of droughts, flooding rains and shame campaigns

December 23, 2019

In 2018, the people of Cape Town anxiously approached “Day Zero”, when the trickle of its water supply would dry out. Are there lessons for Australia in how it pulled through that crisis?

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...

Journalism is ‘The Antidote’: thought leaders call for change

November 15, 2019

Renowned journalists and international thought leaders were among the great minds who featured at this...

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".

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.

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.
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