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Locusts, sparrows and the global warming link – The New Indian Express

People in Mumbai got the scare of their lives last week. Groggy from Covid-fatigue, they saw a new pandemic staring at them through their windows. Locust swarms. Fortunately, these fears turned out to be the result of WhatsApp rumour mills. Other…

Locusts, sparrows and the global warming link – The New Indian Express

People in Mumbai got the scare of their lives last week. Groggy from Covid-fatigue, they saw a new pandemic staring at them through their windows. Locust swarms. Fortunately, these fears turned out to be the result of WhatsApp rumour mills. Other…

Policymakers Reluctant To Wreck Economies For Climate Goals

With the Covid-19 pandemic starting to recede, activists are again moaning that industrial emissions are destroying the climate. But having wrecked national economies once to fend off the virus, policymakers are proving reluctant to wreck them again for the climate…

Total revamp needed to secure the future of Aussie tourism

(University of South Australia) A complete reset of Australia’s tourism industry is necessary to ensure its future success, according to global tourism expert, Professor Marianna Sigala at the University of South Australia.

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I spent over 40 years in the Australian defence force. Our lack of preparedness concerns me | Chris Barrie

The past 18 years has been a period of significant disengagement and disinterest by the community in Australian political affairs. The political shenanigans described in Malcolm Turnbull’s recent book A Bigger Picture ought to be a wake-up call that as…

Top 14 Examples Of Liberal Media Celebrating Pandemic’s ‘Bright Spots’

Lives have been lost, businesses have been shuttered for good, schools have been closed and millions are stressed out by the effects of coronavirus, but lefty journalists managed to find the “silver lining” to the pandemic — a cure for…

Greenies Try To Axe Australia’s Beleaguered Logging Industry

Last week, front-page headlines in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald announced: “Logging likely had significant effect on summer fires: scientists.” The story, also covered by the Guardian Australia and the ABC, reported on a research paper claiming to provide…

Recent Australian wildfires made worse by logging

Logging of native forests increases the risk and severity of fire and likely had a profound effect on the recent, catastrophic Australian bushfires, according to new research. In the wake of the country’s worst forest fires in recorded history, researchers have been investigating Australia’s historical and contemporary land-use.

Coronavirus Can’t Stop The Wind-Power Blowhards

For Australian energy, 2020 started precariously. The bushfires showed the vulnerability of the nation to its subsidy-induced reliance on renewable energy. Average prices in January reached near-record levels. In addition, the market manager was forced to intervene spending over four…