PM lambasted for “sucking up” to Adani during India visit, and putting coal exports ahead of the Great Barrier Reef.
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New research suggests that limiting global warming to 1.5℃ rather than letting it reach 2℃ could make a significant difference to the severity of extreme weather events in Australia, and could make all the difference for the Great Barrier Reef.
We probably have only about a decade before we break through the ambitious 1.5℃ global warming target agreed to by the world’s nations in Paris.
Coalition gives priority to new coal mine as part of “economic transition”, explaining why new report ranks Coalition just 11/100 on environment and energy issues.
Will the policies of either major party actually “Save the Reef,” or is this a case of politics triumphing over science?
The Great Barrier Reef is now one of the world’s most important coastal and marine tourism areas, but its future is at risk, and climate change is the primary long-term threat.
It is likely only a matter of time before we start to see reports of bleaching from other coral reefs around the world. We are indeed dealing with changing times and a global issue.
The government’s latest report on the Great Barrier Reef, submitted to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre last Friday, has been carefully crafted and word-smithed.
Should coal projects be held responsible for the greenhouse emissions that flow from their product, even if it’s burned on another continent?
Reef historian Iain McCalman, and reef scientist Stephen Palumbi, are monitoring reef degradation from opposite sides of the planet. They compared notes.
Environmental protection is being given a lower priority than it has by any federal government since first environmental legislation was introduced 40 years ago.