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New study says Great Barrier Reef could be dead by end of century

New study says Great Barrier Reef could be dead by end of century

By Mon, Feb 02, 2015 6:18AM UTC Comments Off New study says Great Barrier Reef could be dead by end of century

The Great Barrier Reef is facing serious threats from climate change, and ongoing coal projects make it even worse. The Carmichael Mine Project, located in the Galilee Basin, will go ahead despite warnings that coal transported from the mining site to the Abbot Point Port will cause irreparable damage to the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area....

September sets new global heat record

By Tue, Oct 21, 2014 9:37AM UTC Comments Off September sets new global heat record

September brought more record heat globally, and U.S. meteorologists say Earth is now on pace to tie for the hottest year ever recorded....

Australia rallies for action on climate change

By Sun, Sep 21, 2014 7:49PM UTC Comments Off Australia rallies for action on climate change

Families and children turned out in numbers for Melbourne's climate rally held on Sunday as part of the People's Climate Mobilisation Australia....

Gore praises Obama ahead of Australia climate change training drive

By Thu, Jun 05, 2014 12:16PM UTC 4 Comments Gore praises Obama ahead of Australia climate change training drive

Former US Vice President Al Gore is scheduled to visit Australia this month to lead a climate leadership training drive, shortly after US President Barack Obama’s historic announcement early this week directing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to initiate massive cuts on dirty carbon emissions. The 25th Climate Reality Leadership Corps training program will kick off on June 25-27 in Melbourne...

US economist launches clean energy mission in Australia

By Wed, May 21, 2014 8:35PM UTC Comments Off US economist launches clean energy mission in Australia

While the global community is stepping up plans and actions to respond to climate change, Australia is responding otherwise. Under the current political leadership, Australia’s attitude towards global cooperation has been recalcitrant....