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Changes in rainfall in Australia

Australia ditches carbon trading plans

Ecologist

27th April, 2010

Carbon trading plans were opposed by conservative politicians and criticised by environmental groups for containing loopholes for industry more...
Changes in rainfall in Australia

Australia getting warmer springs and uneven rainfall

Ecologist

14th March, 2010

Australian meteorologists have published an up-to-date summary of how rainfall and temperature levels have changed across the country over the past 100 years more...
Coal pit

Sceptics and greens reject Australian carbon trading plan

Ecologist

2nd December, 2009

Emissions under the carbon trading proposals would not have started to decline until after 2030 say campaigners more...
Wind turbines

Copenhagen success rests on cash and commitment

Ecologist

10th July, 2009

New research has revealed that a lack of finance and political commitment lie at the heart of the slow take-up of renewables, as a UK think tank calls for cash for low-carbon technology to be ringfenced more...
Babs to Brisbane

Babs 2 Brisbane by Barbara Haddrill

Ed Hamer

19th June, 2009

Travelling from the UK to the Australia by land and sea is a mission - but it is possible. Ed Hamer is impressed by this travelogue which describes one woman's journey more...
In the News

Aborigines feel effects of climate change

Ecologist

1st March, 2009

A new study warns that unless new preventative action is taken, Australian Aborigines will experience higher rates of disease and psychological harm. more...
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Drought in the Australian interior

Dan Box

16th December, 2008

As the worst drought in 100 years makes its effects felt in the southern hemisphere, Dan Box asks whether the Australian interior is becoming a terra nullius – a genuine no-man’s-land



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Howard downplays climate risks to farmers

News

27th September, 2007

Australian Prime Minister John Howard has brushed off the risks posed by climate change to the continent's farmers, saying that a 'sense of proportion' was needed. more...
In the News

'We're no role model', says Australian green group

News

27th April, 2007

'Don't make the same mistakes as us,' Australian think-tank the Mineral Policy Institue has warned China more...

Lessons From Nature

Anthony Wall

9th November, 2005

Episode Two - Poison Toads more...
Investigations

Dying to know the truth

Mark Purdey

1st November, 2002

Since defeating the government in 1984 over its compulsory warble fly erradication scheme, Mark Purdey has been travelling the world to find the real cause of BSE and vCJD. His conclusions are controversial, fascinating, and if proved right, will cost the government millions in compensation.
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