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Opinion/Comment Politics

“The ‘too small to matter’ emissions argument is absurd, reckless and morally bankrupt”

Shortsighted, illogical and dishonest arguments are holding Australia back – and condemning us to more brutal summers By Simon Holmes a’ Court Australia’s unforgiving, unrelenting and unprecedented fires have demonstrated so clearly that the climate doesn’t recognise tricky “Kyoto carryover” accounting and doesn’t care for juvenile finger pointing at other […]

Politics Science/Environment

Ross Garnaut’s climate change prediction comes true and it’s going to cost Australia billions

By Nassim Khadem Twelve years ago, economist Ross Garnaut made a prophecy that has been devastatingly accurate. In the 2008 Garnaut Climate Change Review, which examined the scientific evidence around the impacts of climate change on Australia and its economy, he predicted that without adequate action, the nation would face […]

Coffs Coast Business Science/Environment

Batteries made with sulfur could be cheaper, greener and hold more energy

Lithium-ion batteries have changed the world. Without the ability to store meaningful amounts of energy in a rechargeable, portable format we would have no smartphones or other personal electronic devices. The pioneers of the technology were awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for chemistry. By Mahdokht Shaibani But as society moves […]