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The world’s best fire management system is in northern Australia, and it’s led by Indigenous land managers

The extent of this achievement is staggering, almost incomprehensible in a southern Australia context after the summer’s devastating bushfires. — Read on theconversation.com/the-worlds-best-fire-management-system-is-in-northern-australia-and-its-led-by-indigenous-land-managers-133071

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“If I can’t get my house fixed, I’m homeless.” – Background Briefing

Highly recommended, BERNIE. Even after the black summer Australians have just endured, it’s not bushfires that’s keeping the nation’s insurers awake at night. Climate change is bringing cyclones further south – towards highly populated areas like Brisbane, the Gold Coast … Continue reading

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Tropical forests may be heating Earth by 2035

6 March, 2020 – Climate change so far has meant more vigorous forest growth as greenhouse gases rise. The tropical forests may soon change that. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/tropical-forests-may-be-heating-earth-by-2035/

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The European winter has been the hottest on record,

The European winter has been the hottest on record, scientists have declared, with temperatures 3.4C higher than the average from 1981-2010, and as high as 6C above average in cities like Helsinki in Finland. European winter hottest on record

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North Sea dams could save Europe’s coasts

4 March, 2020 − There is a way to stop Europe’s coastal cities from vanishing below the waves – enclose the North Sea. But there’s a simpler solution. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/north-sea-dams-could-save-europes-coasts/

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Tasmania sets world-leading target of 200 per cent renewables by 2040 | RenewEconomy

Tasmania Liberal government says it will release a new Renewable Energy Action Plan in April, to chart the path to updated target of 200% renewables generation by 2040. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/tasmania-sets-world-leading-target-of-200-per-cent-renewables-by-2040/

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NT Fracking Worse than All Australian Coal Power Stations Combined

NT Fracking Worse Than All Australian Coal Power Stations Combined | The Australia Institute — Read on http://www.tai.org.au/content/nt-fracking-worse-all-australian-coal-power-stations-combined

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Extreme weather explains ‘unprecedented’ mangrove deaths in NT

In early 2016 reports appeared that vast swathes of mangroves had died in the Gulf of Carpentaria. It now appears heat and drought were to blame. — Read on mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-14/extreme-weather-explains-unprecedented-mangrove-deaths-in-nt/8352488

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Who are the 75 Australian ‘scientists and professionals’ who say there is no climate emergency?

Who are the 75 Australian ‘scientists and professionals’ who say there is no climate emergency? – Fact Check – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) — Read on mobile.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-27/who-are–scientists-professionals-who-say-no-climate-emergency/11734966

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Industrial sector is waking up to energy efficiency

Good news. Green buildings and sustainable cities – news and views — Read on http://www.thefifthestate.com.au/articles/industrial-sector-is-waking-up-to-energy-efficiency/

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