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Government seeking collaboration to stop environmental decline

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 19th July 2022 -  Australia’s environment is sick and getting worse, but the government is flagging a desire to work with the sector to address the mess.

Calls to restrict fossil fuel advertising in the name of public health

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 18th July 2022 -  Calls for a ban in Australia comes as hundreds of people die of heat-related causes in a heat wave across western Europe.

Opinion

The clean energy revolution isn’t just a techno-fix – it’s about capturing hearts and minds

Contributor, Wednesday, 29th June 2022 -  The climate crisis demands innovations in our everyday infrastructures. If these changes are to be adopted en masse, finding the right fit between communities and infrastructures is vital.

ACF launches bid to have off-shore gas project reassessed

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 28th June 2022 -  The Scarborough gas project would release more than a billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere, potentially endangering one of Australia’s most beloved environmental havens.

Opinion

The world’s affluent must start eating local food to tackle the climate crisis, new research shows

Contributor, Wednesday, 22nd June 2022 -  Since 1995, worldwide agricultural and food trade has more than doubled. It’s never been clearer that eating local produce is a powerful way to take action on climate change, write Arunima Malik and Mengyu Li from University of Sydney.

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On top of drastic emissions cuts, IPCC finds large-scale CO₂ removal from air will be ‘essential’ to meeting targets

Contributor, Thursday, 7th April 2022 -  Large scale carbon removal from the atmosphere is now essential to reach net zero, according to a new IPCC report, writes Sydney University’s Sam Wenger and Deanna D’Alessandro. 

Opinion

‘Building a path to a liveable future would be easier with political leadership’

David Ritter, Wednesday, 30th March 2022 -  David Ritter, CEO of Greenpeace Australia Pacific, reflects on the failure of the federal government to include any meaningful effort to respond to the intensifying climate crisis in the 2022 budget.

Budget

Billions of dollars and a lost opportunity for the climate

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 30th March 2022 -  Climate groups say this year’s federal budget fails to deliver any meaningful spending on halting climate change 

Opinion

New IPCC report shows Australia is at real risk from climate change

Contributor, Tuesday, 1st March 2022 -  The report shows impacts are worsening, future risks are high, and wide-ranging adaptation is needed.

Opinion

‘Global warming is not like a Batman dilemma’

David Ritter, Wednesday, 8th December 2021 -  We may be living out a whole-of-species cliffhanger, but we know what the solutions are, writes David Ritter, who shares Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s new platform, Climate Solutions by Greenpeace.
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