All Articles on Australia

A firefighter and a koala watch a bushfire in Eden Hills, Adelaide, South Australia. News
Pouring Coal on the Fires, Aussie PM Rejects Climate Solutions as Country Burns
"These are the realities that make me wonder at how corrupt must be the souls of people who have the power to stop this and fail to act."
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Australia is engulfed in flames. News
'Everything is Burning': Australian Inferno Continues, Choking Off Access to Cities Across Country
"These fires are likely to continue to spread well past Christmas."
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Residents defend a property from a bushfirein Taree, north of Sydney.(Photo: Peter Parks/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Climate Crisis Rages in Australia, With 14 of 15 Hottest Places in World and Sydney Fire-Besieged
Australia is a major exporter of coal and other hydrocarbons, and with 0.7 percent of the world population is responsible for 5% of carbon dioxide emissions if exported fuels are counted. That is staggering.
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'Red Lights Flashing': Australia Smashes Heat Record Just a Day After Previous Record Hit
"I think this is the single loudest alarm bell I've ever heard on global heating."
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'An Unthinkable and Unlivable Reality': Australia Sees Hottest Day on Record as National Average Temperature Hits 105.6°F
"We are in a climate emergency," said meteorologist Eric Holthaus.
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Placards and messages in support of Julian Assange sit outside Ecuadorian Embassy stands in South Kensington on April 5, 2019 in London. News
100+ Doctors Demand Julian Assange Receive Safe Passage to Australian Hospital 'Before It Is Too Late'
"That we, as doctors, feel ethically compelled to hold governments to account on medical grounds speaks volumes about the gravity of the medical, ethical, and human rights travesties that are taking place."
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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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