Month: November 2020

NSW’s clean energy plan means the federal government is even more isolated on fossil fuels

NSW’s clean energy plan means the federal government is even more isolated on fossil fuels

Angus Taylor’s dire warnings about abandoning coal are going unheeded as the states forge their own path towards renewables There..

Overlooked and unloved: how a global project could unlock the world of parasites

Overlooked and unloved: how a global project could unlock the world of parasites

The tiny freeloaders may be considered disgusting by many but new research shows they are crucial in shaping ecosystems The..

Ted Hughes reflects on the Rio Earth Summit, 1972

Ted Hughes reflects on the Rio Earth Summit, 1972

The great poet gets to grips with images of the planet in danger, even then To mark the Earth Summit..

Welcome to the Biden administration: what do the key picks mean for Australia?

Welcome to the Biden administration: what do the key picks mean for Australia?

From China tensions to climate change to economic recovery, Australia and the US have a rocky road to travel together..

‘Why did it take nine hours to go 130 miles in our new electric Porsche?’

‘Why did it take nine hours to go 130 miles in our new electric Porsche?’

A Kent couple love their new car – but their experience suggests there are problems with the charging network A..

‘Grain to glass’ distiller hopes to put Wales on world’s whisky map

‘Grain to glass’ distiller hopes to put Wales on world’s whisky map

In The Welsh Wind distillery already taking orders for 30-litre casks of ultra-local spirit The barley has been grown in..

‘It’s as easy as from a big-box retailer’: ethical and local options for Christmas shopping

‘It’s as easy as from a big-box retailer’: ethical and local options for Christmas shopping

This Christmas, you can shop online and still do your bit for local stores, charities – and the planet If..

Heat pumps: have a cosy home without warming the planet

Heat pumps: have a cosy home without warming the planet

Home owners can get help from government schemes but but do they really cut costs? When Graham Davidson and his..

Weatherwatch: rural areas feel the heat from urbanisation

Weatherwatch: rural areas feel the heat from urbanisation

Impact of replacing vegetation with asphalt extends far beyond city boundaries, study reveals More concrete equals more heat. We’ve heard..

The Frant: Australia still doesn’t have a real climate policy. Why are we like this? – video

The Frant: Australia still doesn’t have a real climate policy. Why are we like this? – video

More than 70 countries have signed up to net-zero emissions by 2050. But not us! In the latest episode of..