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As Australia Battles Worst Wildfires in Decades, Call for Abbott to Act on Climate
Australian Greens leader: 'The Abbott Government has to stop climate denial.'
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The Banality of Terrorism: Sydney’s other Hostage Crisis, of 1984
IC doesn’t usually cover hostage-taking, since it is an artificial and manipulative criminal act. Any two-bit thug can grab someone off the street and push them into a car, and subsequently kill them. It doesn’t take intelligence or any other admirable quality, just brutishness. One’s heart goes...
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Obama Remains High-Handed—And Wrong—About Ukraine
For a man who had taken a stunning electoral blow two weeks earlier, Barack Obama completed his Asian trip with an air of unperturbed leadership of the world—whatever the Republicans at home thought about who was in charge of what now will happen in the United States The nation and its politicians...
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'No Nation is Immune': Climate Change Tops Obama Agenda at G20
President calls for greater need for environmental focus over economic growth, confirms $3 billion donation
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Bailing Out the Climate Wreckers at the G20
If you’re trying to climb out of a hole, why pay someone to keep digging? That’s the question to emerge from a joint Overseas Development Institute - Oil Change International report, “The fossil fuel bailout,” exposing the subsidies that the largest economies pump into exploring for oil, gas, and...
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Australia Deems Climate Change 'Too Political' for World Leaders
Campaign says G20 must have climate change on the agenda
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'The Blood That's to Come': Pacific Islanders Take on Australian Coal
Climate warriors take bold stand at coal port, but it will take more than a single action to bring the change required to prevent catastrophic levels of climate change.
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'Not Drowning, Fighting': Pacific Climate Warriors Blockade Australian Coal Port
Only four of the twelve ships, including two coal ships, scheduled to pass through the port were able to break the blockade lead by a group of Pacific Climate Warriors representing 12 Pacific Island nations.
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Australia's Abbott: 'Coal is Good for Humanity' and Here to Stay
'People will be shaking their heads in disbelief at the Prime Minister’s alarming comment today,' said Greens spokesperson
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Australia Spying Law Meets Grassroots Resistance
Civil rights groups fight proposed mandatory data retention bill sold as "balance between freedom and security"
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