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Fox News Adds Climate Coverage to Its Portfolio of Destruction

For Rupert Murdoch and Fox News, decades of climate denial aren’t nearly enough. With the planet rapidly warming and extreme weather events multiplying, Murdoch and Fox are set to launch Fox Weather, a new streaming platform aimed at competing with the Weather Channel and its digital offerings. The topic area…
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July 7, 2021
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CSIRO’s new satellite able to photograph through clouds, smoke

news, latest-news, csiro, satellite, csiro satellite, australian space, australia space, space satellite A powerful observation satellite able to provide images of the Earth even through clouds or heavy bushfire smoke will now be at the fingertips of Australian researchers following an historic agreement. The CSIRO will from Thursday be able…
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July 7, 2021
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Australia may list east coast koalas as endangered

CANBERRA: Australia is considering listing koalas on the country's east coast as endangered, Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley said on Friday in an emailed statement. Australia already classifies east coast koalas as vulnerable, their numbers under pressure from logging, urban encroachment and a pervasive infection. As well, bushfires across…
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June 18, 2021
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Cool weather and COVID snuff out firebugs

A milder season and the coronavirus pandemic have prompted a big fall in the number of people arrested or reported for causing bushfires in South Australia. Nearing the annual close of Operation Nomad, which monitors known firebugs and focuses on behaviour that may cause fires, police say only seven people…
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April 16, 2021
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Australian bushfires warmed the stratosphere by 1°C for six months

Environment 8 April 2021 By Donna Lu Bushfires burning along a mountainside in New South Wales, Australia John Moore/Getty Images Smoke pollution from Australian bushfires in 2019 and 2020 warmed the stratosphere over the southern hemisphere by at least 1°C for six months, according to a new analysis. The devastating…
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April 8, 2021
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Photos of Australia’s Disastrous ‘One-in-100-Year’ Floods

Historic floods are sweeping Australia’s eastern state of New South Wales, forcing dams to spill over, rivers to burst their banks and thousands of people to evacuate. In parts of Western Sydney’s Hawkesbury-Nepean River system the flooding has reached levels not seen since 1961, according to the Bureau of Meteorology,…
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March 22, 2021