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Movement inspired by Greta Thunberg has snowballed, as Belgian workers join strike
Hundreds of thousands of children are expected to walk out of their classrooms on Friday for a global climate strike amid growing anger at the failure of politicians to tackle the escalating ecological crisis.
Children at tens of thousands of schools in more than 100 countries are due to take part in the walkouts which began last year when one teenager – Greta Thunberg – held a solo protest outside the Swedish parliament.Continue reading...
Northern Territory Labor government opens $2m grant scheme to help make councils more energy efficient and reduce costs to consumers and taxpayers.
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James Bond makes the move to all-electric mobility with a luxury, limited edition Aston Martin Rapide E.
"Electric now has a Mercedes!" German car-maker gives Australian customers sneak peek – and test drive – of its first all-electric crossover, the "family size" EQC SUV.
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Climate strike founder shortlisted ahead of global strikes planned in more than 105 countries
Greta Thunberg, the founder of the Youth Strike for Climate movement, has been nominated for the Nobel peace prize, just before the biggest day yet of global action.
Thunberg began a solo protest in Sweden in August but has since inspired students around the globe. Strikes are expected in 1,659 towns and cities in 105 countries on Friday, involving hundreds of thousands of young people.Continue reading...
Revealed: Interior department official says he is ‘thrilled’ by Trump’s ‘knack for keeping the attention of the media and public focused somewhere else’
A top US official told a group of fossil fuel industry leaders that the Trump administration will soon issue a proposal making large portions of the Atlantic available for oil and gas development, and said that it is easier to work on such priorities because Donald Trump is skilled at sowing “absolutely thrilling” distractions, according to records of a meeting obtained by the Guardian.
Joe Balash, the assistant secretary for land and minerals management, was speaking to companies in the oil exploration business at a meeting of the International Association of Geophysical Contractors, or IAGC, last month.Continue reading...
Strikes are planned at 60 locations in Australia, including every state and territory capital
Tens of thousands of Australian school students are expected to walk out of class on Friday to demand governments take action on climate change.
The Australian strikes are part of a global campaign by students for greater urgency from politicians in tackling what they see as the greatest threat to their future.Continue reading...