‘Code red’: the world’s climate wake-up call

A report by the IPCC – the world’s leading authority on climate science – has warned that climate change will probably cause global temperatures to rise by more than 1.5C, bringing widespread extreme weather. It also outlines how human activity is already changing the Earth’s climate in ‘unprecedented’ ways, with some of the changes now … Read more

‘Rhetorical overdrive’: Turnbull and Rudd warn Coalition not to play politics with China relationship

Former prime ministers argue unnecessary attacks on Beijing could harm Chinese Australians and undermine multicultural society Former Australian prime ministers Malcolm Turnbull and Kevin Rudd have urged the federal government not to ramp up rhetoric against China for domestic political purposes, arguing it could harm social cohesion. Turnbull said he worried “that some of the … Read more