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Australian PM's Climate Stance In The Spotlight

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 06.12.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday praised ally Australia as a trusted military partner whose cooperation is providing the U.S. wi...

Australia PM: Climate Change Not Causing Wildfires

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 10.25.2013 | Green

CANBERRA, Australia -- CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The government staunchly rejected arguments that climate change is causing the wildfires ravaging ...

Record-Breaking 'Angry Summer' Linked To Climate Change

Posted 06.28.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: Manmade global warming was likely a significant contributing factor in Australia’s “Angry Summer” of ...

Are Australia's Waves Getting Bigger?

Posted 01.22.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: Coastal areas in parts of Australia, Indonesia and Antarctica will be hard-hit by stronger winds and waves...

Australia Braces For Record Heat

Posted 01.08.2013 | Green

Right now, things are pretty hot in Australia. So hot, in fact, that meteorologists Down Under have added new, never-before-used colors to temperature...

Australia Prime Minister: Carbon Tax Won't Kill Coal Industry

AP | By KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green

SYDNEY -- Australia's prime minister on Tuesday touted a $5 billion bid for one of the nation's coal miners as proof an unpopular new tax on the count...

Climate Scientists Face Death Threats

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 08.07.2011 | Green

When a tree-planting advocate receives threats of sexual assault and violence against her children, it is perhaps a red flag that the practice of heal...

Australia Overtakes U.S. As Biggest Polluter: report

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY (AFP) �" Australians have overtaken Americans as the world's biggest individual producers of carbon dioxide, which is blamed for global warmi...

Carbon Capture a Pipe Dream

Blaise Zerega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Blaise Zerega

There's much to love about carbon capture, in theory. But carbon capture continues our dependence on coal-fired power plants, and does little to change the status quo.