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Runaway Global Warming Just Decades Away
Environment
Wednesday August 8 2018

Runaway Global Warming Just Decades Away

Earth may be just decades away from a climatic tipping point that triggers runaway global warming and threatens the future of humanity, scientists have warned.

Study Raises Concerns About Lead Exposure
Environment
Wednesday March 14 2018

Study Raises Concerns About Lead Exposure

Environmental exposure to low levels of lead hidden in paint, soil and plumbing systems could be responsible for hundreds of premature deaths every year, an international...

Living Near Major Roads Can Give You Asthma
Environment
Thursday January 4 2018

Living Near Major Roads Can Give You Asthma

Middle aged Australians who live near major roads are more likely than others to suffer from asthma, a study has found.

Light Pollution on the Rise
Environment
Tuesday November 28 2017

Light Pollution on the Rise

The world is getting brighter, but US scientists say that may not be a good thing.

Carbon Dioxide at Record Levels: UN
Environment
Tuesday October 31 2017

Carbon Dioxide at Record Levels: UN

The amount of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere grew at record rate in 2016 to a level not seen for millions of years, potentially fuelling...

50-degree Future for Aussie Cities: Study
Environment
Thursday October 12 2017

50-degree Future for Aussie Cities: Study

Climate change could result in Melbourne and Sydney sweltering through 50-degree days within the next couple of decades, a new study warns.

US Still Quitting Paris Climate Deal
Environment
Wednesday September 20 2017

US Still Quitting Paris Climate Deal

US President Donald Trump's top economic adviser has told a United Nations meeting that the US is standing by its plan to abandon the Paris climate...

New Technologies for Smarter Water Efficiency
Environment
Friday September 15 2017

New Technologies for Smarter Water Efficiency

When talking waste water, what do the terms reduce and reuse mean in an Australian context, and how can we tap into disruptive new technology that’s...

WA to Ban Plastic Bags Next Year
Environment
Wednesday September 13 2017

WA to Ban Plastic Bags Next Year

Single-use plastic shopping bags will be banned in Western Australia from July, bringing the state into line with other jurisdictions.