The Science Show and Ockham's Razor have always brought us commentary on the environment and climate change. Now Off Track takes us out to feel the breeze. Special features can also be found on Background Briefing and our other current affairs regulars: Breakfast, RN Drive, and the weekend Extras.
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Per Bolund, Sweden's Financial Markets Minister, speaks with RN Breakfast over the nation's decision to sell of bonds from Australia due to concerns over lack of climate action.
NSW Health is warning people with health conditions in the state to be vigilant this morning, as smoke from over 50 fires across the state is reducing air quality to very poor.
Is there a connection between the Belt and Road Initiative and debt diplomacy in the Pacific? What is India's Act East Policy and is there a bamboo ceiling in Australia? Could CRISPR help reduce biodiversity loss worldwide?
This week we find out how people are coping in the aftermath of fire; and what's worrying farmers about water in the southern Murray-Darling basin?
Over the course of the week, three pairs of shoes bite the dust, soles detached from uppers in the 45 degree heat, one microphone's glue melts and there are about a billion bush flies drinking from sweaty backs. But despite the heat, Karajarri country has a draw towards it stronger than the pull of the sun.
A group of Mayors from fire-stricken communities in NSW and QLD have issued a statement this morning, urging the Government to acknowledge the link between climate change and bushfires.
Australia's 40-year search for a site for a national radioactive waste storage facility could be coming to an end.
23 former fire and emergency chiefs have spoken out, saying the Government has ignored the potential for climate change to supercharge extreme weather events like fires, floods and cyclones.
A coalition of 23 former fire and emergency services chiefs will meet with the Federal Government next month demanding more support for firefighters and are calling for the Government to phase out fossil fuels.
While residents in bushfire-affected areas in Qld and NSW count their losses, politicians have exchanged fire on the role climate change is playing in this crisis.
Phil Koperberg is signed up to the Emergency Leaders for Climate Action group, which is campaigning for action to tackle climate change and prepare for worsening extreme weather.
Fishing industry and environmentalists teaming up to restore seagrass; special guitar helping with healing after tragic accident; Irish farming couple embrace 'gap year' down under; why singing to your baby brings benefits for all.
How much do you think about where your water is from when you get a glass to drink or turn on the tap in the bathroom? It's so easy for us to access water, but it hasn't always been that way. And, many parts of the country are in the grips of drought right now and doing it really tough. From pulling water up from wells to filtered water from a tap, what can we learn by looking back at history?
What the history of clean water tells us about our society and award-winning audio fiction, The Fitzroy Diaries, back for a second season.
Waste Reduction Minister Trevor Evans on the federal-state agreement to ban the export of plastic waste by 2022.
NSW Mid-Coast mayor Claire Pontin joins RN Breakfast to discuss the bushfire emergency.
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce discusses the airline's newly announced plans to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Scientists tell us we are in the middle of a climate crisis. There are many contributing factors, but could our theology be partly to blame? Guest host Justine Toh and the God Forbid panel explore the wild world of eco-spirituality.
Climate is changing so rapidly, that many tropical birds may be unable to track suitable habitats. Those with restricted geographic distributions will likely go extinct.
For infrastructure they say build it, and the people will come. For rivers, it’s clean it and the people will come.