Issue date : Wed 27 November, 2019
Estimated Reading Time : 02 Min 38 Seconds
Number of items : 31
Climate health is a mainstream issue. Let's treat it like one
The Canberra Times
Wed 27 November, 2019
It's frightening not being able to breathe. As an asthmatic since birth, I have found managing the condition a constant challenge. Preventative medications have kept me alive, but, like millions of Australians, I occasionally get a small dose of terror when my chest tightens and my blue inhaler is empty or nowhere to be seen.
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Burwood Brickworks aims for top sustainability ranking
Inside Retail
Wed 27 November, 2019
Frasers Property Australia’s Burwood Brickworks shopping centre is set to open on Friday December 6. To mark the occasion, an official ribbon-cutting ceremony will launch three days of family fun, retailer offers and live entertainment, Shopping Centre News reports.
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Climate explained: how much does flying contribute to climate change?
The Conversation
Wed 27 November, 2019
The flight shaming movement has raised our awareness of air travel’s contribution to climate change. With all the discussion, you might be surprised to learn that air travel globally only accounts for about 3% of the warming human activities are causing. Why all the fuss?
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Tiny brain, but great vision
Cosmos
Wed 27 November, 2019
The mantis shrimp, a marine crustacean of the order Stomatopoda, is one of the top predators in coral reefs and other shallow warm water environments.
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Lewis the koala put to sleep in hospital due to burns from bushfire
News.com.au
Wed 27 November, 2019
Despite around-the-clock care at an animal hospital, a koala whose bushfire rescue went around the world succumbed to his injuries earlier.
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NT News
World map rates sustainable food systems
Cosmos
Wed 27 November, 2019
Scientists have created a new global map of food system sustainability that rates each country on a sweeping series of metrics ranging from environmental impacts, health and food security to social equity and income distribution.
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‘New Bradfield’: rerouting rivers to recapture a pioneering spirit
The Conversation
Wed 27 November, 2019
The “New Bradfield” scheme is more than an attempt to transcend environmental reality. It seeks to revive a pioneering spirit and a nation-building ethos supposedly stifled by the bureaucratic inertia of modern Australia.
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'Bleak' UN report says countries must slash emissions now or face climate disaster
Yahoo News
Tue 26 November, 2019
The world will miss its chance to avert climate disaster without an immediate and all-but-impossible fall in fossil fuel emissions, the UN said Tuesday in its annual assessment on greenhouse gases.
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Climate change will hit women in hot spots hardest
ABC News
Tue 26 November, 2019
Climate change has a negative impact on women's ability to make meaningful decisions in their lives, according to new research looking at climate change hotspots in Africa and Asia.
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Coldplay's world tour ban raises some awkward questions
The Herald Sun
Tue 26 November, 2019
The ridicule began the moment Coldplay announced the delay of their world tour due to environmental unsustainability. But why can’t millionaires care about the planet, asks Cameron Adams.
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Airline boss’s grim warning about climate change
News.com.au
Tue 26 November, 2019
The boss of one of the world’s largest airlines says the world has received a “wake-up call” over climate change.
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The jobs transition out of coal in Western Australia
The Fifth Estate
Tue 26 November, 2019
What’s the future for coalminers? Thanks to some deep dive work from Beyond Zero Emissions and collaboration with unions, the prospects are quite positive. Check out the Western Australian coal mining town of Collie, for instance.
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Lendlease says construction sites are “carbon neutral”, now for the concrete
Reneweconomy
Tue 26 November, 2019
Australian construction company Lendlease has announced that it has achieved carbon neutrality across all of its Australian construction sites, and will continue to seek ways to reduce embodied carbon emissions in building materials like steel and concrete.
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Earthquake in Albania kills at least nine people injures and more than 300
ABC News
Tue 26 November, 2019
At least nine people have died and more than 300 people have been injured after the most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades rocked the capital and surrounding region, causing several buildings to collapse and burying residents in the rubble.
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Food waste increase of $1b in 2019 reveals ongoing challenges for Australia
Inside Waste
Tue 26 November, 2019
Australians wasted a total of $10.1 billion worth of food last year, which was more than the year before, a Rabobank report has revealed.
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7 News
Counting our mounting food waste pile
News.com.au
The Advertiser
The Australian
The Courier Mail
The Daily Telegraph
The Gold Coast Bulletin
The Herald Sun
The Mercury
The Weekly Times
Yahoo News
NT News
SBS World News Australia
Australians threw away $10 billion of food this year, and gen Z is the worst offender
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Australian households significantly underestimate their food waste
Yahoo News
The household habit costing Aussies $10 billion a year