Government White Paper Warns Climate Change Disaster on Australia’s Doorstep

Australia is facing world disaster from climate change, with the Australian government’s first foreign policy white paper in a decade stating the environmental degradation and the demand for sustainable food sources undermines stability in fragile countries. The new white paper released on Thursday warns of disruptive effects of climate change in Australia’s immediate region, with…

Australia Set for 50 Degree Summers by 2040 If Climate Change Target Met

Australian cities are expected to reach 50 degrees by 2040 even if the Paris climate change target is met, a study published on Wednesday has warned. Australian National University researchers in Canberra said the heatwave highs are a possibility if the two degree target is reached, according to its study published in the science journal…

Donald Trump Announces US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Change Agreement

United States President Donald Trump has announced the US will withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate change agreement, claiming the deal is more “about other countries gaining an advantage over the United States.” The US would withdraw from the agreement immediately and would start negotiating a new deal “on terms that are fair to the…