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Pacific leaders call on Australia to do more to fight climate change | ABC News

Pacific leaders call on Australia to do more to fight climate change | ABC News

The Prime Minister has welcomed a Solomon Islands pledge that it won’t allow China to establish a military base in the country. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE As the Pacific Islands Forum wraps up in Fiji, Pacific nations are demanding attention return to climate change. Foreign affairs reporter Stephen Dziedzic reports from the …

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Australia suffering 'consequences of climate change activism'

Australia suffering 'consequences of climate change activism'

Sky News host Chris Kenny says Australia is suffering from “some of the consequences of climate change activism and alarmism” – not in the disasters themselves but the way they are dealt with. “The floods are what we should expect, and we especially expect them after a period of long …

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How conflict, Covid-19 and climate change are fuelling a growing global food crisis | ABC News

How conflict, Covid-19 and climate change are fuelling a growing global food crisis | ABC News

The Russia invasion of Ukraine has caused a major disruption to global food supplies. Now, the United Nations is warning 2022 could be one of the most food insecure years on record, with millions of people at risk of famine. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Read more here: https://ab.co/3vRLPDt ABC News provides around …

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Unusual Ways People Are Fighting Climate Change

Unusual Ways People Are Fighting Climate Change

These are unusual ways people have fought climate change. In 2021, Young Henry’s Brewery in Australia used green beer to help the environment. Also in 2021, scientists in Northern Ireland did their best to reduce methane emissions by altering what is put in cattle feed. In 2020, biologist Eric Dinerstein …

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Climate change inaction is a human rights violation | The Drum | ABC News

Climate change inaction is a human rights violation | The Drum | ABC News

The UN Human Rights Committee has found Australia violated the rights of Torres Strait Islanders by failing to act on climate change – it’s the first time such a decision has been handed down against a country. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Read more here: ABC News provides around the clock coverage of …

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Climate change has made old measures predicting weather events in Australia 'worthless' | 7.30

Climate change has made old measures predicting weather events in Australia 'worthless' | 7.30

Around Australia, statistical measures like the “one-in-100-year flood” level are used by authorities to determine safe building standards, but experts say climate change has changed everything. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Read more here: https://ab.co/39znY2L ABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they break in Australia and abroad, including …

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Pacific elders warn Solomon Islands uproar is overshadowing climate change risk | The World

Pacific elders warn Solomon Islands uproar is overshadowing climate change risk | The World

A high profile group of Pacific leaders warn that Solomon Islands’ security pact with China overshadows the region’s biggest threat — climate change. Pacific Elder’s Voice says Pacific island countries should primarily determine the region’s security and future. Tahlea Aualiitia reports. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE ABC News provides around the clock coverage …

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IN FULL: Australian PM Anthony Albanese commits to new UN climate change agreement | ABC News

IN FULL: Australian PM Anthony Albanese commits to new UN climate change agreement | ABC News

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Energy Minister Chris Bowen are formalising the new government’s more ambitious climate change policy, which includes a net-zero target by 2050 and a 2030 emissions reduction target of 43 per cent on 2005 levels. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Read more: https://ab.co/39uuCHQ ABC News provides around the clock …

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‘Business as unusual’: Patagonia’s owner donates company to fight climate change | ABC News

‘Business as unusual’: Patagonia’s owner donates company to fight climate change | ABC News

The founder of outdoor clothing business Patagonia is giving away the ownership of his $4.5 billion company to fight climate change. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Read more here: https://ab.co/3BRltod Prof. Debbie Haski-Leventhal says the decision to transfer the company to a non-profit is ‘quite extraordinary’ and ‘business unusual’. ABC News provides around …

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Climate change is 'going to get a lot worse'

Climate change is 'going to get a lot worse'

In the climate of conflict in Eastern Europe – a number of senior retired defence and security personnel have written an open letter to Australian politicians. They call themselves Australian Security Leaders Climate Group and call for a number of things, chief among them though, to make the security risks …

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