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Switzerland government must protect citizens in older women’s climate lawsuit win

A group of older Swiss women have won a climate lawsuit in the European Court of Human Rights, in what experts have called a landmark ruling.

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Are you not having kids for the climate?

In a recent TDA poll, 91% of respondents said they were experiencing climate anxiety and close to 90% said this made them worried about having kids. In this episode, we hear from someone who has chosen not to start a family for this reason, and a mental health expert about how to handle fears for the future.

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Guest: Nicola Palfrey, National Clinical Advisor, Headspace

Journalist: Chloe Christie

Hosts: Zara Seidler and Sam Koslowski

Producer: Ninah Kopel

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Environment

Would you have children in a climate crisis?

More people are choosing not to have children in a climate crisis because of “eco-anxiety”, according to a review by PLOS Climate.

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Environment

Thousands are believed dead in Libya after a heavy storm burst dams

Thousands are believed dead, and thousands more feared missing, after a heavy storm collapsed dams in Libya.

why is it smoky in sydney
Environment News

Sydney has been covered in a blanket of smoke. Why?

Controlled burns are taking place across Sydney to minimise the risk of future bushfires. This is why it’s smoky in Sydney right now.

IPCC climate change report says the world is not on track to limit climate change
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We’re not on track to limit climate change: IPCC report

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?

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From 2035, the sale of petrol and diesel cars could be banned in Europe

EU approves ban on petrol and diesel car sales by 2035 to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.

Australia's Top Polluters to Cut Emissions 5% Annually Until 2030
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Australia’s biggest polluters will be forced to reduce emissions by 5% every year until 2030

Climate Change Minister Chris Bowen has announced a Federal Government plan to lower carbon emissions for Australia’s largest emitters.

Australia's Top Polluters to Cut Emissions 5% Annually Until 2030
Environment Politics

A review has recommended changes to the government’s carbon credit system

The review said the ACCU scheme is “essentially sound” and was “fundamentally well-designed when introduced”.

A global agreement has been reached to protect 30% of the world's land and waters by 2030
Environment World

A global agreement has been reached to protect 30% of the world’s land and waters by 2030

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.

Here's what happened in the Victorian election
Environment Politics

Here’s what Victorian politicians are promising on climate change

Like many state and territory governments, Victoria has its own targets for emissions reduction and for the use of renewable energy.

Why 2 Degrees of Warming is a Big Deal for Coral | The Daily Aus
Environment

Why 2 Degrees of Warming is a Big Deal for Coral

How To Save The World's Oldest Rainforest
Environment

How To Save The World’s Oldest Rainforest

Environment News

Mike Cannon-Brookes has failed in his bid to buy AGL and shut down its coal plants

Climate: Australia Ranks Where!? The Governments Fighting Climate Change
Environment

Climate: Australia ranks where!? The governments fighting climate change

Climate: The 3 Changes YOU Can Make to Help Prevent A Climate Disaster
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Climate: The 3 Changes YOU Can Make to Help Prevent A Climate Disaster

Environment

What is the Glasgow Climate Conference?

What is the Glasgow Climate Conference?

Climate: Why 120 World Leaders Gathered In Scotland At The Same Time
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Climate: Why 120 world leaders gathered in Scotland at the same time

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