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Residents defend a property from a bushfire at Hillsville near Taree, 350km north of Sydney on November 12, 2019. - A state of emergency was declared on November 11 and residents in the Sydney area were warned of "catastrophic" fire danger as Australia prepared for a fresh wave of deadly bushfires that have ravaged the drought-stricken east of the country. (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP) (Photo by PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images) Views
'Catastrophic' Wildfires Threaten Sydney, Australia as Government Backs Coal
A new report on the G20 and climate finds that Australia’s emissions are increasing and there is no plan to rein them in.
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A fire rages in Bobin, Australia News
Demands for Bold Climate Action Mount as 'All But Rainless' Australia Faces 'Catastrophic' Fire Danger
The extreme weather comes as a new report on G20 nations reveals that "Australia is behind [on] climate action in nearly every dimension."
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US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison shake hands during a visit to Pratt Industries plant opening in Wapakoneta, Ohio on September 22, 2019 News
Australian PM Morrison Pledges to Outlaw Climate Boycotts
“A new breed of radical activism is on the march. Apocalyptic in tone," said Morrison, an evangelical Christian and a very vocal supporter of US President Donald Trump.
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'Without Encryption, We Will Lose All Privacy': Snowden Condemns US, UK, and Australian Push for 'Backdoor' Into Facebook Messaging Apps
"Should they succeed in their quest to undermine encryption, our public infrastructure and private lives will be rendered permanently unsafe."
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This C.I.A. in the lobby of the agency's Original Headquarters Building. News
After US Senator Asks Public to 'Imagine' CIA Interfering in Foreign Elections, Historians Are Like... Uhhh
Australia, of course, is not the only country whose politics the U.S. has meddled in since the creation of the C.I.A. in 1947.
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Mangrove boardwalk News
Despite 'Enormous Potential' as Carbon Sink, Australia's Damaged Coastal Ecosystems Spewing Millions of Tons of CO2
"Australia is in a position to take a leading role in developing policies to offset greenhouse gas emissions which can then be implemented around the world."
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In Pictures and Video: What 'Biggest Day of Climate Action in Planetary History' Looks Like as Over 4 Million Strike Worldwide
"We're here to reclaim our right to live, our right to breathe, our right to exist."
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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, middle, watered down a climate crisis resolution this week at the Pacific Islands Forum. News
Behavior of Australia's Prime Minister at Pacific Islands Forum Makes Clear Climate Crisis Not A Priority
"Watered-down climate language has real consequences—like water-logged homes, schools, communities, and ancestral burial grounds."
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Example of 'Unknown Unknowns,' Study Detailing 'Almost Instant Mortality of Corals' Suggests Crisis Worse Than Previously Understood
"The water temperatures are so warm that the coral animal doesn't bleach... the animal dies and its underlying skeleton is all that remains."
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We still have time to try and avert the scale of the disaster, but we must respond as we would in an emergency. (Photo: Martyn Aim/Getty Images) Views
The Terrible Truth of Climate Change
The latest science is alarming, even for climate scientists
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