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10 most costly climate change-related disasters in 2022 revealed – Sky News

Droughts, floods, storms and hurricanes were among the most costly climate change-related disasters during 2022, according to a new report. The report by Christian Aid found that the 10 most expensive events in terms of insured losses ranged in cost…

Queensland Surfers Could Soon be Protected from Shark Attacks With Fleet of Early Warning Drones

New camera-equipped drones are giving Australian lifeguards an eye in the sky on the lookout for sharks. For decades, Queensland has used baited hook drumlines and nets to protect surfers and beachgoers from sharks, but these more indiscriminate methods can also kill and injure marine life such as dolphins, dugongs, and turtles, as well as […]

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Car Makes Record-Breaking 621-Mile Trip on Single Charge Powered by the Sun

An electric car has made a record-breaking 621 mile (1,000km) trip on a single charge powered by the sun. The solar-powered Sunswift 7 averaged nearly 53mph (85kph) in under twelve hours to set a Guinness World Record while completing 240 laps of a track to represent the distance from Sydney to Melbourne. Sunswift 7 is […]

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Extreme weather is making parts of Australia uninhabitable – The Economist

From her balcony in Lismore, a town in northern New South Wales, Maralyn Schofield surveys the wreckage of her neighbourhood. Located at a confluence of the slow-moving Wilsons River, her house was erected on 13-metre stilts to preserve it from…

The Montreal Moment for Biodiversity: Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework adopted

Final COP15 Decision Plenary at Montreal The  Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, due to the pandemic, has been four years in the making, was finally adopted in Montreal in the early hours of the morning on the 19th December 2022.  This…

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Drought, fire, flooding and storms are ravaging Australia. Where can we find hope and connection? | Arnagretta Hunter

We’re at the beginning of a wild few decades. A century without precedent. “Increase in extreme weather events” – a prediction made by climate scientists over the past few decades, is now playing out in front of us. Drought, fire,…

Minister outlines major update to Australian environmental laws and the EPBC Act by end of 2023

Photo: Tanya Plibesek speech Australia: Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek announces formal response to the Independent Review of Australia’s Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act.   “At the heart of our reform is a conceptual shift. When we reform our environmental…

Australian Climate Change Minister Chris Bowen delivers first annual climate statement in 2022

The Annual climate change statement to Federal Parliament was delivered on the 1st December by Chris Bowen, the Minister for Climate change and Energy. It is the first annual statement as mandated under the Climate Act (2022). The speech outlines…

Australia commits to signing Global Methane Pledge

Australia committed today to sign on to the Global Methane Pledge to cut methane emissions by 30 percent by 2030 based on 2020 levels. Australia will join 122 other countries in signing the pledge. Climate Change Minister Chris Bowen released…

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