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Warming record gets the cold shoulder

Those who govern us are alarmingly indifferent to warming extremes   As I write this, climate monitoring organisations around the world including our own Bureau of Meteorology are assessing where 2016 sits on Earth’s 136-year temperature record. Very soon the … Continue reading

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Preparing a new generation for living sustainably

How schools are stepping in where public discourse has failed In September, carbon dioxide levels in the air are at their annual minimum. For the first time in human history, last month they stayed above 400 parts per million, making it all … Continue reading

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Leaders will feel the heat in Paris

With global temperatures soaring, the pressure for a successful outcome in Paris will be huge [24 November 2015 | Peter Boyer] It’s happening. Heat energy stored by the global ocean is now being released to the air around us, and … Continue reading

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