Posts Tagged ‘Australia’

Sydney declares a climate emergency – what does that mean in practice?

Chris Turney, UNSW Late on Monday night, the City of Sydney became the second state capital in Australia (after Hobart a week earlier) to officially declare a climate emergency. With climate change considered a threat to human life, Sydney councillors unanimously supported a motion put forward by Lord Mayor Clover Moore to mobilise city resources…

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Why old-school climate denial has had its day

New South Wales, which was 100% drought-declared in August 2018, is already suffering climate impacts. Michael J. I. Brown, Monash University The Coalition has been re-elected to government, and after six years in office it has not created any effective policies for reducing greenhouse emissions. Does that mean the Australian climate change debate is stuck…

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