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“An underwater bushfire”: third mass bleaching event in five years on the Great Barrier Reef confirmed – Australian Geographic

“Coral bleaching is the equivalent of an underwater bushfire, in that it’s triggered and intensified by record-breaking temperatures due to emissions.” — Read on http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/news/2020/03/an-underwater-bushfire-third-mass-bleaching-event-in-five-years-on-the-great-barrier-reef-confirmed/

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If We’re Bailing Out Corporations During the Coronavirus Crisis, They Should Bail Out the Planet

In an ideal world, we’d use this moment to quickly enact a Green New Deal, employing all the suddenly unemployed Americans in building out our renewable-energy system and laying the high-speed rail tracks that would help curtail the need for … Continue reading

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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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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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Qantas, Woodside chairman hits out at climate activists hijacking AGMs

How scary is this Burrup LNG our biggest carbon emitter? Except same claim is made for NT Beetaloo? Is it time to call these guys corporate terrorists? <“If taken to production, the Burrup Hub development would become Australia’s largest carbon … Continue reading

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How fracking could threaten Australia’s Paris target – Background Briefing

Outstanding program 1000 km mangroves killed off, salt tidal water endangers Kakadu and loony claims LNG so good by Angus Taylor: The Morrison Government claims Australia will meet its emissions targets “in a canter”. It points to Australia’s status as … Continue reading

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