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Australia’s emissions fell 0.4% in 2022 despite increases in transport and agriculture pollution

Inventory shows Australia has burned through 27% of its emissions budget under the Paris climate accord in 25% of the allotted time.

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Extreme weather and rising premiums make parts of regional Australia ‘uninsurable’

Insurance costs for some properties have tripled despite never having been directly affected by natural disaster.

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El Niño extremely likely to impact Australian summer, US scientists predict

Eastern Australia looks set for a drier winter and spring as a US federal agency predicts an “extremely high likelihood” of an El Niño developing later in the year.

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‘They are despairing’: climate crisis weighs heavy on mental health of young Australians

Report shows anxiety over the environment is prominent among teenagers, such as Ruby Bron who feels ‘helpless’ about the future.

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World’s at-risk kelp forests provide billions of dollars in benefits, study shows

The climate crisis, overfishing, invasions of voracious sea urchins and pollution are putting at risk the world’s kelp forests, threatening the economic benefits they provide and the huge array of species they support.

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Climate models warn of possible ‘super El Niño’ before end of year

Climate models continue to warn of a potential El Niño developing later this year – a pattern of ocean warming in the Pacific that can increase the risk of catastrophic weather events around the globe.

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Wash, blow dry and 1.5 degrees please: Hairdressers trained to talk about climate action

A salon in Sydney is spearheading workshops for hairdressers on how to steer small talk about the weather into conversations about global heating.

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