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Why is Aus so cold right now despite global warming – Cosmos

Credit: Robert Cianflone / Staff / Getty Michael Grose, CSIRO It’s an offhand joke a lot of us make – it’s freezing, can we get a bit more of that global warming right about now? But how should we really…

Australians Set To Freeze During Coldest Week In 118 Years

Five new polar blasts are set to hit Australia over the next two weeks as the country continues its freezing start to winter – the coldest in 118 years. A massive surge of cold air is forcing temperatures to plunge…

Roads are Lasting Twice as Long Thanks to Recycled Tire Rubber

Rubber from used tyres acts like sunscreen for roads and halves the rate of sun damage when mixed with bitumen, new research has found. Engineers at RMIT University in Australia have discovered a bitumen blend that is both UV-resistant and withstands traffic loads, with the potential to save governments millions on road maintenance annually. Unlike […]

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Australians vote for stronger climate action – Nature.com

Australia’s new Prime Minister Anthony Albanese (centre) has promised to end the country’s climate wars.Credit: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg/Getty For the first time in more than a decade, an Australian election did not feature a fierce debate over climate-change policy between the…

Australia votes for climate action in 2022 Federal election

Image: In the polling booth with How to vote cards and ballots (This is from an email briefing to international climate colleagues) We take heart that in Australia we have changed the government. Citizen concern with lack of action on…

Net Zero Is Dead Unless Aussies Go Vegan, Embrace High Inflation

Australians face giving up red meat under a net zero by 2050 climate change target – as much of the developed world questions if the goal is too ambitious. That’s the grim warning from Queensland senator and former economist, Matt…

Weekly data: Climate a top concern in Australian election – Energy Monitor

The cost of living, healthcare, economy and climate change are among the policy areas that Australian voters see as a “top priority”, according to a study from the Australian National University based on a sample of more than 3,500 voters…

How hot will the world get under political parties’ climate plans? – Sydney Morning Herald

A spokesperson for Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor said: “Thanks to strong and practical action by the Morrison government, Australia is on track to reduce emissions by 35 per cent by 2030.” The spokesperson claimed Hare…

Earth’s water cycle is SPEEDING UP due to climate change, study warns – Daily Mail

Earth’s water cycle is speeding up due to climate change, according to a new study, potentially resulting in more intense rainstorms and faster melting of the ice caps. As global temperatures increase, climate scientists predict there will be an increase…

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