Climate crisis

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Labor urged to halve $8bn a year in fuel tax credits for trucks and heavy vehicles
Reforming scheme would shrink budget deficit and help Australia hit net zero emissions by 2050, Grattan Institute says

Elias Visontay Transport and urban affairs reporter

05, Feb, 2023 @10:00 AM

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In the global race to dominate green technology, Britain is still tying its shoelaces
As the US, China and now the EU compete for the fruits of the green economy, the UK is hamstrung by Tory dogma, dither and delay

Andrew Rawnsley

05, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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‘They’ve taken away my freedom’: the truth about the UK state’s crackdown on ​protesters
Dozens of people have been imprisoned, as changes in the law are used to curb protest. Is it part of a turn towards a more authoritarian state?

Natasha Walter

05, Feb, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Clue to rising sea levels lies in DNA of 4m-year-old octopus, scientists say
Genes of Turquet’s octopus hold memories of melting of previous Antarctic ice sheet, raising fears of what another thawing could bring

Graham Readfearn

04, Feb, 2023 @10:46 PM

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World’s biggest investment fund warns directors to tackle climate crisis or face sack
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund threatens to vote against boards on firms it holds investments with over lax climate and social targets

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

03, Feb, 2023 @12:46 PM

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UAE oil company employees given roles in office hosting Cop28
Exclusive: at least 12 officials at body hosting Cop28 appear to have come straight from fossil fuel industry

Ben Stockton and Lawrence Carter

03, Feb, 2023 @12:36 PM

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Joe Biden’s green subsidies have left Europe struggling for a response | Lorenzo Marsili
The EU needs an ambitious climate strategy for industry. So why is Giorgia Meloni its chief supporter?

Lorenzo Marsili

03, Feb, 2023 @12:00 PM

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‘Don’t tell us the bad news all at once’: how to talk to kids about grown-up things
Abortion, toxic masculinity, human extinction ... What’s the best way to talk to children about the big issues of the day? We ask the experts

Laura Potter

03, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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UK butterflies vanish from nearly half of the places they once flew – study
Butterfly Conservation report reveals 42% decline in distribution of 58 native species since 1976

Patrick Barkham

03, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Pursuing economic growth will kill us all in the end | Letter
Letters: I risked prison to stand up against an system that will lead to ecological and societal collapse – we must look for alternative economic models, writes Zoe Cohen

02, Feb, 2023 @6:28 PM

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Football and the climate crisis: does the game really want to tackle it?
Green Football Weekend raises awkward questions about the game’s readiness to start taking genuinely ambitious action

Jonathan Liew

02, Feb, 2023 @5:23 PM

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How to get rid of a wood-burning stove
Removal requires someone with experience, or you may be able to convert it into a less polluting appliance

Helena Horton Environment reporter

02, Feb, 2023 @12:28 PM

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