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WA property: Perth, it’s time to end your love affair with big homes

While the dream of the suburban castle remains strong the fall in family sizes, looming energy price hikes and growing concern over climate change will force builders and consumers to rethink the bigger-is-better approach.

Perth religious leaders take public stance against new coal and gas projects

Perth religious leaders take public stance against new coal and gas projects

A church service at St Mary's Cathedral in Perth was one of several held across Australia to demand a greater commitment to climate change from the Australian government.
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Failed Griffin Coal mine owes close to $1.5 billion to creditors as WA electricity grid woes loom

The failed coal mine in Collie, 200km south of Perth, owes close to $1.5 billion to creditors, with the banks urged to "come clean" on their losses to avoid a potential disaster in WA’s biggest electricity grid.
Can Fortescue's Andrew Forrest, a carbon-emitting iron ore tycoon, save the planet?

Can Fortescue's Andrew Forrest, a carbon-emitting iron ore tycoon, save the planet?

Andrew Forrest made a mining fortune. Now he wants to lead a climate change revolution — and beat the fossil fuel giants along the way.
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‘If you're not sweating in this town, there's something wrong'
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‘If you're not sweating in this town, there's something wrong'

In Marble Bar, which claims to be Australia’s hottest town, the temperature hit at least 113 degrees on 32 days this summer. Some residents worry that “there’s got to be a point where you actually start to cook.”
Indian Ocean Dipole linked to global warming in new research by Australian scientists
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Indian Ocean Dipole linked to global warming in new research by Australian scientists

After a summer of hell, is the Indian Ocean Dipole the smoking gun connecting drought and climate change?
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Australia's heatwave registers new hottest day on record, BOM says
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Australia's heatwave registers new hottest day on record, BOM says

The average maximum temperature across the country on Tuesday was 40.9C, breaking the mark of 40.3C set in January 2013.
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