Climate change has thawed Arctic enough for $300m gas tanker to travel at record speed through northern sea route
August 24, 2017 — A Russian tanker has travelled through the northern sea route in record speed and without an icebreaker escort for the first time, highlighting how climate change is opening up the high Arctic. Continue reading Russian tanker sails through Arctic without icebreaker for first time
Main problem afflicting country’s grid is the lack of clear policy direction from Canberra, witnesses tell Senate inquiry
March 7, 2017 — Senior executives from AGL Energy have given evidence that the main issue causing problems with reliable energy supply in South Australia is “dysfunction” in the gas market – not too many wind farms making the grid unreliable. Continue reading Energy executives say gas market to blame for South Australia’s woes
Researchers predict that average temperatures would climb by up to 9.5°C if all known reserves of oil, gas, and coal are burned
BONN, Germany (May 24, 2016) — Using up all known fossil fuel reserves would render Earth even more unliveable than scientists had previously projected, researchers said on Monday, May 23. Continue reading Burning all fossil fuels would scorch Earth
Break free and join the biggest global action against fossil fuel companies the world has ever seen
May 3, 2016 — An interesting question is, what are you waiting for?
Global warming is the biggest problem we’ve ever faced as a civilisation — certainly you want to act to slow it down, but perhaps you’ve been waiting for just the right moment. Continue reading The time has come to turn up the heat on those who are wrecking planet Earth
The reduction would slash greenhouse gas emissions by 100m tonnes a year by 2030 and even more after that, comparing well to other proposed measures
May 3, 2016 — Phasing out coal, oil and gas extraction on US federal land would cut greenhouse gas emissions by 100m tonnes a year by 2030 and even more after then, providing a useful brake to climate change, according to a new study. Continue reading Phasing out coal, oil and gas extraction in US would drastically cut emissions
Environmental groups call president’s reversal an outsize victory after backlash from communities that fear Gulf of Mexico rig disaster could happen again
March 15, 2016 — The Obama administration abandoned its plan for oil and gas drilling in Atlantic waters on Tuesday, after strong opposition from the Pentagon and coastal communities.
Continue reading Obama bans oil drilling along Atlantic seaboard