Transport is letting Australia down in the race to cut emissions

e2dan/Shutterstock Philip Laird, University of Wollongong At a time Australia is meant to be reducing its greenhouse emissions, the upward trend in transport sector emissions continues. The latest National Greenhouse Gas Inventory report released last week shows the transport sector emitted 102 million tonnes (Mt) of carbon dioxide equivalent (MtCO₂-e) in the 12 months to

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The world may lose half its sandy beaches by 2100. It’s not too late to save most of them

Shutterstock John Church, UNSW For many coastal regions, sea-level rise is a looming crisis threatening our coastal society, livelihoods and coastal ecosystems. A new study, published in Nature Climate Change, has reported the world will lose almost half of its valuable sandy beaches by 2100 as the ocean moves landward with rising sea levels. Sandy

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