“There are no climate change deniers around I can assure you,” Rupert Murdoch said last month at News Corp’s annual general meeting. His declaration that the publisher of the Daily Telegraph, the Australian
She shouldn’t be taken for granted any more. Joshua Kauta, Whakatāne resident As dawn broke on Saturday, the small coastal community of Whakatāne was keeping its fingers collectively crossed. About 50km
Forum’s chair describes leaders’ 12 hours of talks as ‘very, very tough struggle’ Australia stands in opposition to other Pacific Islands nations after distancing itself from language calling for urgent
Police in New Zealand have said they do not expect to find any more survivors from a volcanic eruption on White Island that killed at least five people and injured up to 20. “No signs of life have been
Trevor Collis stands with a bucket in his hand, throwing water on a row of spot fires on the fence line. He’s bleary eyed and sooty, having helped keep one of eight current emergency fires in New South
The scale of the bushfires burning in eastern Australia can be hard to grasp. This interactive map shows the total area burned overlaid on different capital cities The ongoing bushfires in eastern Australia
The damage has been so extensive, it’s going to have a major impact on biodiversity. Dr Bidda Jones Dozens of fires will burn across Australia for weeks, fire authorities say, including a “mega-fire”,
Climate records were broken across the country as the spring of 2019 was dominated by drought and bushfires Australia has experienced its driest spring on record and its second-hottest in terms of maximum
It’s not a phrase you might expect to hear from the mouth of an official in New Zealand, where last week both sides of parliament committed to reducing the nation’s carbon emissions to zero by 2050. While
The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has met the relatives of those killed in the Erebus disaster – New Zealand’s worst plane crash which claimed 257 lives – and offered the first apology by any government.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia’s domestic spy agency is investigating whether China tried to install an agent in federal parliament in what Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday called “deeply disturbing”
In a dispiriting political week like the one we’ve just had, it helps to keep things simple. Let’s begin with the organising idea of the week, where various politicians asserted, both in measured ways
It could be months before eastern Australia has more than a million hectares of bushfires under control, the New South Wales fire chief has warned, as the country faces one of its worst bushfire outbreaks.
It is not a political thing. It is a scientific fact that we are going through climate change. Carol Sparks, mayor of Glen Innes Severn council Fire chiefs in Australia have warned of “the most dangerous
Australia’s main electricity grid was briefly powered by 50% renewable energy this week in a new milestone that experts say will become increasingly normal. Data on the sources of power in the National
SYDNEY, Australia — One climate activist halted train service by chaining himself to the tracks. Others have glued themselves to busy roads, causing gridlock. And just last week, protesters locked arms