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Australia boosts climate science research in U-turn

Aug 04, 2016 - 12:39 PM

Science Minister Greg Hunt: It s critical to our long term planning so climate science will be a bedrock function for research of the [national science body] CSIRO

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (L) and Environment Minister Greg Hunt address the media in Sydney on March 23, 2016. Peter Parks/AFP

Plan won't save Great Barrier Reef: Australian scientists

Oct 28, 2014 - 11:09 AM

The draft plan is supposed to allay concerns by the United Nations about the reef s health after UNESCO threatened to put it on the World Heritage in danger list

PEEK-A-BOO. This photo taken on September 22, 2014 shows fish looking out from the coral of the Great Barrier Reef. William West/AFP

Australia aims to end extinction of native wildlife by 2020

Oct 16, 2014 - 1:07 PM

Australia s mammal extinction rate is the highest in the world with more than 10 of species wiped out since Europeans settled the country two centuries ago

A file undated handout photo shows a picture taken by a camera trap in November 2010 and released by Charles Darwin University on June 4, 2014 of a feral cat in the Northern Territory. Charles Darwin University/File/AFP

Australia carbon tax repeal a 'perfect storm of stupidity'

Jul 20, 2014 - 1:49 PM

It s hard to imagine a more effective combination of poor reasoning and bad policy making A complete disregard of the science of climate change and its impacts Bad economics and mistrust of market forces

Australian Prime Minster Tony Abbott. File photo by Lukas Coch/EPA