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Barossa gas project: Santos appeal to Full Bench of Federal Court dismissed after challenge by traditional owners

[embedded content] Cheers from traditional owners on the Tiwi Islands after the Federal Court Full Bench dismissed an appeal by Santos regarding its Barossa Gas Project in the Northern Territory. Tiwi Islanders had appealed the start of drilling that they had…

What is climate change and global warming? Causes, effects and news. – USA TODAY

Two terms – climate change and global warming – point to the same existential threat: Global temperatures have risen dramatically in about the past 150 years and scientists say they’re on pace to radically alter life on Earth in coming decades. Temperatures on…

As Climate Change Worsens, US Weighs Which Communities to Save – The New York Times

SHOALWATER BAY INDIAN RESERVATION, Wash. — The van carrying tribal officials veered off the coastal highway, away from the Pacific and onto a dirt path hidden by cedar and spruce trees. After climbing an old logging road, it emerged into…

Here’s why small degrees of global warming matter – The Daily Nonpareil

Climate researchers say Hurricane Ian is exactly the type of monster hurricane to expect in the future as global heat-trapping pollution keeps rising. On a thermometer, a tenth of a degree seems tiny, barely noticeable. But small changes in average…

Florida Commits $1 Billion to Climate Resilience. But After Hurricane Ian, Some Question the State’s Development Practices – InsideClimate News

KISSIMMEE, Fla.—Jason Diaz awoke in the middle of the night to the sound of trickling water. Outside his first-floor apartment where he had slept, Hurricane Ian moved violently and slowly over the Florida interior, dropping monumental amounts of rain on…

Global Warming Causes Catastrophic Floods in Pakistan | The Anchor – The Anchor

Intense flooding has decimated much of Pakistan, with nearly a third of the country flooded. The “super floods,” as this year’s monsoon rains have been called, have swept the country since June, displacing millions. Rivers and dams have overflowed, flooding…

Transport a big driver of global warming – The Standard

Transport accounts for 37 per cent of CO2 emissions from end‐use sectors. [iStockphoto] Transportation- driving in the city and its suburbs- is one of the largest sources of global warming in Kisumu County.   A recently released Baseline Emission Inventory…

Where We’ll End Up Living as the Planet Burns – TIME

While nations rally to reduce their carbon emissions, and try to adapt at-risk places to hotter conditions, there is an elephant in the room: for large portions of the world, local conditions are becoming too extreme and there is no…

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