environment

The Guardian • environment

Issue #1981

World on the edge of an abyss: UN Secretary-General

“I am here to sound the alarm: the world must wake up. We are on the edge of an abyss – and moving in the wrong direction.”

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Issue #1957

A Cohesive Society After Capitalism

It seems that the capitalist way of living has been with us forever, but it has only come about since early global trading developed around the sixteenth century.

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Issue #1967

Climate cooperation cancelled with largest trading partner over baseless national security concerns

A cooperative research partnership between Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and China’s Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology (QNLM) has been cancelled.

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Issue #1966

Australia’s biggest polluter fails to sue Greenpeace

Energy company AGL has lost a court case against environmental activist group Greenpeace.

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Issue #1967

Joyce, Morrison, and the battle over net zero emissions

On 21st July, the National Party of Australia replaced their leader Michael McCormack with former leader Barnaby Joyce.

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Issue #1974

UN IPCC Report

“Climate change is already affecting every inhabited region across the globe with human influence contributing to many observed changes in weather and climate extremes.”

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Issue #2003

Sham carbon projects have cost taxpayers $1 billion

The Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) has spent more than one billion dollars of public money on projects which do not have a chance in hell...

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Issue #2016

DINGO

At its Jobs and Skills Summit in September, the federal government will respond to staff shortages in nursing and aged care with a plan to...

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Issue #1965

Stand with traditional owners against fracking!

Letter by Seed Mob

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Issue #1965

Effect of the military on carbon emissions and soil pollution

Every second year the US and Australian military hold war games, called Talisman Sabre in Queensland, in areas of high environmental significance: some being world heritage areas and natural heritage sites.

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Issue #2017

State of the Environment report

“Overall, the state and trend of the environment of Australia are poor and deteriorating as a result of increasing pressures from climate change, habitat loss,...

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Issue #1979

WA Premier announces logging ban of native forests as part of state budget

On the 8th September 2021, in the lead-up to the presentation of the Western Australian State Budget, WA Premier and Treasurer Mark McGowan announced plans to end logging of native forests by mid-2024.

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Issue #1995

Socialism and capitalism: a tale of two approaches to enforcing environmental laws

It is no secret that in some societies, certain harmful activities go unpunished. For example, in the framework of a capitalist society, white-collar crimes are...

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Issue #1963

Australian government continues to exploit Indigenous land

The federal government’s “gas-fired recovery” plans fly in the face of any reason ...

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The second NASA launch from Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. Issue #2015

Dangers of space launches

A second NASA rocket was launched into space from Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory on 6th July. It follows the first NASA launch on...

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Issue #1981

Petition: no nuclear submarines

AUKUS and a submarine fleet shows a complete disregard for the democratic process and undermines sovereignty.

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Issue #1994

Reef policy is all bark no bite

For the past year, the Australian government has been waging a concerted battle against UNESCO to stop the Great Barrier Reef from being added to...

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Issue #1980

Two new coal mines green-lit, gov’t ignores climate emergency

The federal government continues to fail Australia’s future generations as it deepens its commitment to coal.

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Editorial Issue #1981

Frydenberg offers net-zero but we demand more

Last month, cracks began to appear in the Coalition government’s policy on climate change. Speaking to leaders in the financial sector, federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg...

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Issue #1971

Green ban reaffirmed as legal avenues to save Willow Grove exhausted

On Friday 16th July, the NSW Court of Appeal ruled against the North Parramatta Residents’ Action Group (NPRAG), upholding the Land and Environmental Court’s judgement that Infrastructure NSW’s Environmental Impact Statement was valid.

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