Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Tag: Australia

Polar bear ‘invasion:’ How climate change is making human-wildlife conflicts worse

Unfortunately, climate change is only going to make these negative interactions between humans and wildlife more common.

Australia cuts 80% of its plastic bag use in just three...

Internationally there are 32 countries that have plastic bag bans in place.

Billionaire mining magnate Gina Rinehart revealed as key donor to Australian...

Rinehart’s own views on human-caused climate change match those promoted by the IPA.

How rising inequality is stalling economies by crippling demand

A new agenda is needed. We have to recognize that economic growth inevitably involves economic transformation, based on innovation and technological change.

Conservation organizations question Japan’s controversial ‘scientific whaling’ program after killing 333...

“The continued killing of any whale is abhorrent to modern society, but these new figures make it even more shocking.”

Tesla’s giant Australian battery saved consumers $35 million in four months

Tesla's big battery, which was designed to feed South Australia's unstable power grid, has changed the game.

How Australia’s ‘fever swamp’ of climate science denial is pushing a...

Australia’s network of climate science deniers continue to grasp at straws.

Offshore oil well leaked for months, public kept in dark for...

“There's absolutely no justification for continuing to keep the company involved or the location of the oil spill a secret.”

‘Horific’: Two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef damaged in ‘unprecedented’ bleaching

Combating global warming is really the only way to help protect the rest of this coral.

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Biden condemns ICC bid to arrest Israeli leaders, sparking global outcry

A panel of ICC judges will determine whether to issue arrest warrants for any of the suspects. President Biden criticized the ICC’s actions as “outrageous.”

1,3-dichloropropene: The dangerous, sweet-smelling pesticide you’ve never heard of

Regulatory loopholes allow more than 30 million pounds of a cancer-causing pesticide to be sprayed on U.S. crops.

Reintroduction of 170 European bison could help remove CO2 equivalent of 43,000 cars, study...

A new study by researchers from Yale University and Memorial University of Newfoundland has found that a herd of 170 bison being reintroduced to the Țarcu mountains of Romania could help sequester carbon dioxide emissions.

Nevada pushes for abortion rights as coalition submits over 200,000 signatures for ballot measure

This effort, spearheaded by Nevadans for Reproductive Freedom, underscores a critical moment in the ongoing national debate over abortion.

Toxic gaslighting: How 3M executives convinced a scientist the forever chemicals she found in...

As the EPA now forces the removal of the chemicals from drinking water, Kris Hansen wrestles with the secrets that 3M kept from her and the world.