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Media Parrot IPCC’s Warning Earth Mustn’t Pass 1.5°C Threshold. It Already Did

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the final part of its sixth assessment report (AR6) on Monday, March 20. Predictably, the media rushed to repeat the claims made in the report with their own scary, woefully overwrought, headlines. Here is…

Voice referendum question and constitutional amendment could come tomorrow – as it happened

From 7h ago Confirmation of the Indigenous voice referendum question and constitutional amendment could come as soon as tomorrow, following a meeting of the referendum working group with the prime minister, Anthony Albanese, tonight. Multiple sources have told Guardian Australia…

Climate change requires action now, landmark report says – NBC News

The chance to secure a livable future for everyone on Earth is slipping away. That was the dire message from a United Nations report released Monday, the culmination of more than six years of work by thousands of climate scientists…

My Cyclone Diary: after the flood, the dread that replaces panic

It is difficult to record historical events that will in time determine policy decisions and economic outcomes, and the lives of those affected, while events are still unfolding. There are the quick impressions – men wrestling escaped bees on a…

The 50 States of Climate Change – Outside Online – Outside

Since the 1700s, the amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has increased by 40 percent, largely from greenhouse gasses released by people burning fossil fuels like oil, gas, and coal. As a result, the climate is becoming more…

Study Shows Flamingos with Similar Personality Traits ‘Form Cliques’ with Like-Minded Friends

Birds of a feather really do flock together according to a new study that found flamingos with similar personality traits “form cliques” with like-minded friends. In Chilean and Caribbean flamingos, birds with similar personality traits tended to form cliques separate from differently-wired peers, much like humans. For example, bolder birds were shown to stick together, […]

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Cybersecurity ‘gaps’ exposed by hacks, paper says – as it happened

From 9h ago The Optus and Medibank incidents have exposed “gaps” in Australia’s existing incident response functions, according to a discussion paper released this afternoon. The discussion paper calls for regulatory changes – including potentially a new Cyber Security Act….

Call for ban on zoos keeping polar bears as captivity ‘adds to global warming’ – The Independent

Get the free Morning Headlines email for news from our reporters across the world Sign up to our free Morning Headlines email The UK and European governments should ban zoos from keeping polar bears because their enclosures are stressful and…

Water mining near Queensland’s Gondwana rainforest ‘unacceptably risky’, opponents say

A proposed water-mining operation – capable of filling more than 32m plastic bottles a year – on the cusp of the world-heritage-listed Gondwana rainforest is “unacceptably risky” to the health of the ecosystem, say environmental groups fighting a court battle…

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