Just before Christmas, leading Citigroup analyst Elaine Prior took Australia’s coal freight giant Aurizon to task over the lack of board engagement on the science of climate change.
Charles MacFarland, Ewingsdale. Sapoty Brook wrote an excellent letter about things we all can do to prevent the Greenhouse Effect. Unfortunately, I think it is a pretty safe bet that nothing major will be done.
A phenomenon in the Indian Ocean that affects events in southeast Australia is helping to predict extreme weather up to six months in advance. The phenomenon, the Indian Ocean Dipole, is the difference in sea-surface temperatures between the western and... Read More →
On Sunday night, TV viewers can see Tweed Heads residents Dale and Paul and their four kids battle ‘Tropical Cyclone Jonica’ as it hits their waterside home .
Sapoty Brook, Mullumbimby. We all contribute to the weighting of the extreme weather die, some more than others. Have you done all you can to power and heat your house with solar?
Over the next 15 months Tony Abbott is going to have to figure out how it is that Australia will meet its contribution to a new treaty that aims to limit global warming to 2°C.
In just seven days, the reputation of Australia as a constructive force in international climate policy has been completely trashed – both in terms of its domestic actions and in the wrecking ball tactics it has sent to Warsaw.
Paul Spooner, Byron Shire councillor. It appears that all people in the Byron Shire are not to be treated equally when it comes to deciding whether to put rocks on public land at Belongil beach.
A venue change has been announced for a climate change action rally to be held in Byron Bay on Sunday.
Greg Hunt is a seasoned political grown-up: a person who understands that you can't be too wedded to your ideals if you're going to make your mark in politics.
The world's seagrass meadows are in trouble, but Australian scientists say early action can save them, even as sea levels rise.
International aid organisation CARE Australia has warned there is no time to lose in dealing with climate change, which is already undermining and reversing efforts to tackle poverty. Responding to the first part of the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on... Read More →
The board of BHP Billiton has told shareholders to reject Ian Dunlop’s application for the company’s board, despite his numerous credentials for the role. His climate activism is the problem.
‘If we continue with business as usual, [the temperature] rise could be 5.3 degrees Celsius, with potentially disastrous implications…’ Giles Parkinson, Editor, RenewEconomy The International Energy Agency has intensified its calls for dramatic action to cap greenhouse emissions, and has... Read More →
Facing a future of global warming and peak oil can seem scary. But by joining together we can all do better, says Transition Byron Shire co-ordinator Liane Simons. Video documentary Sharon Shostak