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While Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions rise

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Angus Taylor's misleading comments THE CLIMATE COUNCIL is calling on the Federal Energy Minister, Angus Taylor to stop making misleading comments about Australia meeting its Paris climate targets. Mr Taylor keeps saying Australia will meet its targets seven years ahead of schedule. He did it again on Radio National Breakfast this morning,

Good news for Christmas, we need it!

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A feast of renewables in business THE INDEPENDENT CLIMATE Council reports that 40,000 Australian businesses have made the switch to renewable energy — among them many food and beverage producers. “Our report is a festive feast of renewables. Savvy consumers can now buy sourdough baguettes, marinated goats’ cheese, dates, avocados and chocolates

Weeds threaten to overrun pastures

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St John’s Wort major outbreak in rural and reserve areas AS IF OVERNIGHT, a mass outbreak of bright yellow St John’s Wort became noticeable in December on public and private land of the capital region. Other opportunistic and invasive weeds: thistles, serrated tussock and Common Centaury amongst them, have found openings on

Australia burns while politicians fiddle

End of November, Qld is burning up in high heat and winds — Expert reactions. The Australian Science Media Centre gathered some expert reactions to what has been called ‘once in a century’ (we’ll see) flooding in and around Sydney and catastrophic fires in Queensland burning in 40 degree heat. Here are

How did life form after Big Bang?

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New evidence. THE BIG BANG theory and the question of how life on Earth began has fascinated scientists for decades, but new research from The University of Western Australia suggests the conditions that resulted from the Big Bang are different to what we thought. The Big Bang theory, developed in 1927 is

Counting virtual kangaroos

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How do they get those numbers? “  This could be the greatest wildlife swindle in scientific history…  In 2011, I reviewed government data finding that kangaroos are in serious long-term decline in New South Wales. I submitted exhaustive scientific evidence detailing critical errors in government population surveys; flaws in the harvest

Drought victim!

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Do you know how difficult it is to remove eel slime from your hands? On my walk yesterday afternoon (Tues 6 Nov 2018), I skirted the waterholes, now mud holes, in our swamp checking for any sign of pigs. What I found was an enormous dead eel (1m long, 10cm thick) lying

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