Global analysis has found carbon emissions are likely to rise to their highest level ever in 2023, with Australia’s emissions trending up.
More people are choosing not to have children in a climate crisis because of “eco-anxiety”, according to a review by PLOS Climate.
Last year, the Australian Government legislated to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2050.
Feral goats in Australia will be targeted under a new framework aimed at protecting the nation’s endangered species.
Queensland bushfires have caused the destruction of nearly 60 homes. Most of these have been in the town of Tara in the Western Downs region.
EV road charges in Australia were dealt a blow on Wednesday, after the High Court struck down a charge being used in Victoria since 2021.
The Federal Court has dismissed a case against Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek over the climate impact of coal mines.
Hundreds of firefighters are battling multiple bushfires in eastern Victoria.
What are the rules for pets on public transport? There’s been a new push to expand pet access on buses, ferries, and trains in Sydney.
Australia’s first-ever ‘bushfire preparedness’ summit is underway in Canberra.
Parking rangers will now be included in Melbourne e-scooter trial. It’s to reward good riders for considerate and safe parking.
The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has confirmed an El Niño weather event is officially underway.
California has commenced a lawsuit against some of the world’s biggest oil companies, alleging they hindered climate action in the state.
Thousands are believed dead, and thousands more feared missing, after a heavy storm collapsed dams in Libya.
Controlled burns are taking place across Sydney to minimise the risk of future bushfires. This is why it’s smoky in Sydney right now.
What’s lumpy skin disease? Indonesia has lifted restrictions on Australian livestock after they say the disease was discovered on cattle.
Uncontrolled fires are spreading through the Northern Territory, posing a potential threat to a nearby town.
The report, conducted by the Copernicus Climate Change Service, said the June-August period was the warmest “by a large margin”.
The NSW Government has announced it will work to keep Australia’s largest coal-fired power station open longer.
Japan has started pumping treated nuclear waste water into the Pacific Ocean. It’s the result of a nuclear accident in 2011.
Yasuní National Park is one of the most biodiverse regions in the world. It’s also home to a number of Indigenous communities.
A group of young people have won a court case against the U.S. state of Montana, arguing climate inaction violates their rights.
What fuelled the Maui fires? The fires have ravaged the Hawaiian Island, resulting in almost 100 deaths and thousands of evacuations.
Victoria will ban gas in new homes from next year. It’s part of a plan to limit emissions, and to save on household budgets.
Three earthquakes have struck Melbourne and regional Victoria in the last two months. Here’s why.
New Zealand will ban thin plastic bags used for fruit and vegetables, becoming the first country to do so. Here are the details.
New data has shown wind was the highest-used energy source in the first three months of 2023 in the UK. Here’s the breakdown
Two coal mines, including the China Stone coal mine, have been cancelled by Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek
Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek has cancelled two coal mines after they failed to address environmental concerns.
Why is Snowy 2.0 being delayed? There are many reasons for the delay, which could impact Australia’s renewable energy transition. Here’s why.
The BOM says Australia is under an ‘El Niño watch’. It means there is about a 50% chance an El Niño ‘event’ will occur this
Almost 90% of people in Paris voted to ban e-scooters in the city. Why was opinion so strong? And when will the ban begin? Here’s
Petrol and diesel cars will be banned in Europe by 2035. This will be to meet its climate targets, but there’s a clause for one
The Italian Government has approved a proposal to ban synthetic animal products such as lab-grown meat in a bid to support its farmers.
The Greens have compromised with Labor over the climate change bill, which will now see it be passed into law.
A major new IPCC climate change report warns the world is not on track to avoid dangerous and irreversible warming. How can we change course?
Australia’s third consecutive La Niña is officially over, according to The Bureau of Meteorology.
Australia faces a dangerous bushfire season due to years of rain creating a vegetation “powder keg.” Climate change worsens the risk.
Antarctica’s sea ice hits new low, predictions of decline. Climate change and why it matters.
Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek rejects Central QLD Coal’s mine near Great Barrier Reef, citing pollution risks. First major coal project refused by Fed Environment Minister
Australia’s latest quarterly report by the AEMO shows record-breaking levels of wind and solar generation and all-time lows for coal generation. Batteries played a key
This was largely due to reduced activity in industries such as mining, agriculture, and retail trading.
The world’s oceans recorded their warmest year ever in 2022, surpassing the previous record set in 2021. More than half of the main ocean regions
Climate Change Minister Chris Bowen has announced a Federal Government plan to lower carbon emissions for Australia’s largest emitters.
The review said the ACCU scheme is “essentially sound” and was “fundamentally well-designed when introduced”.
A report commissioned with support from the United Nations has found that weakened areas of the ozone layer could be fully recovered by 2066.
The UK Government has confirmed they will ban some single-use plastics in England, following an inquiry launched in November 2021.
The Australian, Western Australian, and Northern Territory governments have announced disaster relief will be made available for those affected by the recent “unprecedented” floods.
About two-thirds of Antarctic species are expected to significantly shrink in size by 2100 due to insufficient conservation efforts addressing climate change.
Solar power sources have increased by nearly 50% in capacity in Europe this year, according to a new report. Energy from new solar power sources
A United Nations conference has concluded with a global agreement to protect 30% of earth’s land area and 30% of its marine area by 2030.
Like many state and territory governments, Victoria has its own targets for emissions reduction and for the use of renewable energy.
Revenue from Australian coal exports rose by $73 billion in the 2021/22 financial year, according to the Australia Institute, a policy research and advocacy organisation.
The Bureau of Meteorology has warned yesterday was “the last warm day across Victoria for a while” due to “a series of winter-type cold fronts”.
The Government will establish an Environment Protection Agency (EPA) to enforce Australia’s environment protection laws.
A climate change protester who blocked the Harbour Bridge in April has been sentenced to at least 8 months in prison
A climate change protester who blocked part of the Harbour Bridge in April has been sentenced to a minimum of eight months and a maximum
It says Australia is not on track to meet its new emissions reduction targets
The decision follows a visit to the reef by international conservation experts in March.
That’s according to a new report from the CSIRO and the BOM.
A tax discount on electric vehicles is set to pass into law after the Federal Government reached an agreement with the Senate crossbench.
There are no specifics yet on who will pay or how the fund will work.
“Islands like this one won’t survive… so we’ll recreate them virtually.”: Tuvalu has announced it plans to fully recreate itself online in case it’s submerged by rising sea levels
Tuvalu, a small nation in the Pacific Ocean, has announced it plans to become the “first digital nation”. This comes as it prepares to be
Australia has ranked in the bottom 10 of high-emitting jurisdictions in the latest Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI).
REDcycle, an organisation that recycles soft plastics for Coles and Woolworths, has announced it will pause its collection program.
That’s up for debate at this month’s climate conference.
For a brief period on Friday, more than two-thirds of Australia’s main energy grid was generated by renewable sources.
World leaders will gather in Egypt from Sunday for an annual climate change conference, known this year as COP27.
“A Fraud”: an academic who worked on the Federal Government’s Emissions Reduction Fund says it lacks integrity
An expert who worked on the Federal Government’s Emissions Reduction Fund, which pays people and businesses to pollute less, has said it lacks integrity and
A new report has found one in three large Australian companies with targets to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 are on track to fail. Commissioned
Australian tech billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes has announced he and his partners will walk away from their plan to acquire AGL, Australia’s largest energy company, and
Origin Energy says it plans to close the Eraring power station in NSW in 2025, seven years earlier than originally planned. Eraring is Australia’s largest
Iceland is set to end whaling by 2024 amid a drop in demand for whale meat and ongoing controversy. Iceland is one of the few
The Tongan Government has asked for “immediate assistance” after a massive underwater volcano erupted over the weekend, followed by a tsunami. Most communications to the
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced Petroleum Exploration Permit 11, known as PEP 11, will not go ahead. During a press conference in Terrigal on
Cosmetic brand Lush has announced it will stop using Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and Snapchat until the platforms “provide a safer environment for users.” In a
The Global Fishing Index, published by the Minderoo Foundation, has found a tenth of the global fish population is on the brink of collapse, after
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