Sussan Ley

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Australia lobbied Unesco to remove reference to 1.5C global warming limit to protect heritage sites
Environment campaigners say the Morrison government’s attempt to remove the reference to 1.5C is ‘hugely significant’ and ‘bewildering’

Graham Readfearn

10, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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In the Sharma case, Australia’s federal court must not avert its eyes from the climate crisis | Kieran Pender
If the environment minister allows 100m tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere, she will be inflicting future harm. It’s as simple as that

Kieran Pender

21, Oct, 2021 @3:51 AM

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News Corp and business council backflips on climate don’t mean mission accomplished, Labor warns
Chris Bowen warns battle for emissions reduction is not yet over, and says Coalition has ‘one last chance’ on new roadmap

Daniel Hurst and Katharine Murphy

13, Oct, 2021 @3:57 AM

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‘Double standards’: Australia failing to protect its ecosystems while backing global diversity target
A WWF-Australia report reveals more than 1,500 of the country’s unique ecosystems are lacking protection

Lisa Cox

11, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Stepping up when adults don’t: ‘It’s just so real for us right now’
Call it the Greta Thunberg effect – young people are carrying the burden of fighting for their future when it comes to the climate crisis

Meg Keneally

25, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Whitehaven Coal’s Vickery mine given green light by environment minister
Sussan Ley’s decision denounced as a ‘betrayal of young people’ and follows a federal court ruling that she has a duty of care to protect young people from the climate crisis

Lisa Cox

16, Sep, 2021 @2:05 AM

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Sussan Ley approves first coal project since court rules she owes children duty of care
Environment minister’s decision on Wollongong Coal expansion follows finding she has a duty to protect children from climate crisis

Lisa Cox

03, Sep, 2021 @9:03 AM

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Attorney general’s department advised Coalition Toondah Harbour development could breach wetlands convention
Josh Frydenberg’s office allowed proposed Queensland development to go to assessment despite legal advice it was ‘unacceptable’

Lisa Cox

07, Aug, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Chinese Unesco official defends plan to list Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’
Tian Xuejun rejects Australia’s ‘groundless accusations’ that China influenced the finding to score political points

Graham Readfearn and Adam Morton

19, Jul, 2021 @3:34 AM

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‘Fossil fuel friends’: Saudi Arabia and Bahrain back Australia’s lobbying on Great Barrier Reef
Exclusive: oil rich nations back push against Unesco recommendation to have reef placed on world heritage ‘in danger’ list

Graham Readfearn

14, Jul, 2021 @5:46 AM

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Costello exaggerated the costs of ageing. Why won’t the Coalition face up to the costs of the climate crisis? | Richard Denniss
Ministers are spending millions to fight the ruling that they must think about future generations when making planning decisions

Richard Denniss

14, Jul, 2021 @3:24 AM

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Australian government to appeal ruling that it must protect children from climate harm
Environment minister to challenge federal court judgment in a case against a NSW coalmine expansion brought by schoolchildren and nun

Graham Readfearn

09, Jul, 2021 @6:06 AM

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