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Australia urged to do more
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Australia urged to do more

Ban Ki Moon and former Ireland President Mary Robinson urge Scott Morrison to transition away from coal.

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‘Lead by example’: Former UN chief says Morrison must do more on climate

‘Lead by example’: Former UN chief says Morrison must do more on climate

Former world leaders say Australia must step up its 2030 emission reductions targets to do its fair share on the global push to tackle climate change.

  • by Nick O'Malley
How thawing permafrost is destroying Russian homes
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How thawing permafrost is destroying Russian homes

Cities and towns across northern and northeastern Russia are suffering the consequence of climate change thawing the permafrost. Homes are collapsing, pipelines and storage facilities are under threat, and roads are increasingly in need of repair.

National Weather forecast for Tuesday October 19
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National Weather forecast for Tuesday October 19

National Weather forecast for Tuesday October 19

Climate deal in the works
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Climate deal in the works

Australia's new climate policy is expected to be announced in coming weeks with PM Scott Morrison hoping to come to agreement with the Nationals ahead of the Glasgow climate summit.

Who called COP26 a ‘last chance saloon’? Take the climate change quiz

Who called COP26 a ‘last chance saloon’? Take the climate change quiz

Test your own knowledge of the Glasgow summit and the issues at stake.

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National Weather forecast for Monday October 18
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National Weather forecast for Monday October 18

National Weather forecast for Monday October 18.

Business frustration over government’s climate inaction grows

Business frustration over government’s climate inaction grows

As the Glasgow climate talks approach, pressure mounts on the government to make serious commitments on emission reductions.

  • by Nick O'Malley and Nick Toscano
National Weather forecast for Sunday October 17
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National Weather forecast for Sunday October 17

National Weather forecast for Sunday October 17.

How do we tackle Australia’s burning problem before it burns us?
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How do we tackle Australia’s burning problem before it burns us?

If Australia sets a ‘net zero by 2050’ target at COP26, it will likely be heralded as a major shift, but it’s unlikely to do anything to align us with that trajectory.

  • by Ketan Joshi
National Weather forecast for Saturday October 16
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National Weather forecast for Saturday October 16

National Weather forecast for Saturday October 16.