‘Continuation of his legacy’:McCubbin descendant lauds Woodside protesters

‘Continuation of his legacy’:McCubbin descendant lauds Woodside protesters

The great,great-grandson of the Australian artist,himself an art expert,praised the use of the iconic painting to protest controversial gas project plans.

  • byJesinta Burton

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‘Realistic’:UAE appoints oil chief to be COP28 president

‘Realistic’:UAE appoints oil chief to be COP28 president

Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber’s appointment is the first time a serving oil boss has taken over the presidency of the summit.

  • byEmma Gatten
The past eight years were the hottest on record,despite La Nina

The past eight years were the hottest on record,despite La Nina

Despite the cooling effect of La Nina,atmospheric and ocean temperatures have risen rapidly,contributing to disasters around the world last year.

  • byNick O'Malley
Extinction Rebellion’s next protest target revealed after UK members ‘quit’

Extinction Rebellion’s next protest target revealed after UK members ‘quit’

The Australian arm of climate activist group Extinction Rebellion says it will protest harder,despite the British wing’s plans to tone down its tactics.

  • byNick O'Malley
Coal’s executioners gather to plot the kill

Coal’s executioners gather to plot the kill

With the pipeline of new coal plants around the world slows to a trickle,plans are now being developed to kill off the existing fleet. Its legacy of emissions won’t fade so easily.

  • byNick O'Malley
Is corporate Australia ready for mandatory climate reporting?

Is corporate Australia ready for mandatory climate reporting?

The federal government has kicked off a process to make large Australian companies report on the risks they are facing from climate change. Is corporate Australia ready?

  • bySimone Fox Koob
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Coal plants placed on standby in UK as snow blankets London
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Coal plants placed on standby in UK as snow blankets London

Cold weather and energy shortfalls prompted the UK to warm up its coal-fired generators,which were due to be shut down three months ago.

  • byLatika Bourke
Value over volume:Glencore’s clever profit-boosting coal mine closures
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Value over volume:Glencore’s clever profit-boosting coal mine closures

Glencore plans to close 12 coal mines in the next 12 years to meet its emissions reductions targets. It can do that without making a dent in its profits.

  • byStephen Bartholomeusz
Drier,hotter,wetter:CSIRO,BoM confirm Australia’s weather to get even worse

Drier,hotter,wetter:CSIRO,BoM confirm Australia’s weather to get even worse

The State of the Climate report contains dire warnings for Australia,with more droughts,heatwaves and bushfires on the cards,studded with heavier bursts of flooding rain.

  • byMike Foley
Australia’s ‘advanced’ plan to host COP prompts bidders to pull out

Australia’s ‘advanced’ plan to host COP prompts bidders to pull out

Australia’s bid to host the 2026 climate talks with Pacific Nations is looking strong but it will now also have Turkey to beat.

  • byNick O'Malley
Developed or developing? China question divides COP27

Developed or developing? China question divides COP27

Chris Bowen met with his China counterpart in Egypt for the first ministerial level meeting between Australia and China in five years. Negotiations dragged into the night.

  • byNick O'Malley