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Floodwaters flow to a lower area as villagers rebuild an embankment in Bangladesh. Pic: AP.

September sets new global heat record

By Tue, Oct 21, 2014 9:37AM UTC Comments Off Floodwaters flow to a lower area as villagers rebuild an embankment in Bangladesh. Pic: AP.

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 Parents join the rally the fight for the future of their children. (Photo: R. Yoon/The Green Journal AU)

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 The Climate Reality Project Chairman Al Gore (Photo: CRP)

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 Professor Jeffrey Sachs leads the Launch of How Australia can Thrive in a Carbon World in Melbourne. (Photo: Rowena Dela Rosa Yoon)

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....

New MSc Environment, Politics and Development

By Wed, Mar 26, 2014 12:44AM UTC Comments Off Northern Thailand

  SOAS, University of London launches an exciting new MSc programme in Environment, Politics and Development. Taught by leading political ecologists, the MSc offers a critical analysis of key contemporary issues including water, forestry, climate, fisheries, agricultural production, biodiversity, conflicts and energy supply. The programme explores challenging questions, including: • How does the environment intersect...

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