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With heatwaves roasting cities, chief heat officers try to protect people from temperatures so high 'the body can't cool down'.
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The hidden costs of domestic abuse derail lives and dent economies; experts say governments should do more to help survivors.
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Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam are among 13 countries with a “clear overlap” of perpetuating global warming while also facing the harshest climate impacts, new research shows. Extreme heat is the most pervasive physical risk.
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Farmers from Australia to the UK are using drones to pollinate food crops like tomatoes, but can technology ever replace bees?
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Achieving the COP28 aim of tripling renewable capacity will require cooperation between the private and public sectors.
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Rising costs of living and airfares point to long-haul travel being affordable for fewer people. It also might re-shape the way we think about tourism.
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Many Muslim-majority populations live in areas considered to be most vulnerable to climate impacts. The World Food Program says the practice of abstaining from food has become an ongoing reality for millions throughout the year.
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Australia Videos

Juice Media parody ad mocking government inaction on climate change
We're screwed, claims a government parody ad, as politicians drag their heels on climate change. Taking a shot at the Australian government, the video exposes the absurdity of longstanding political inaction to address the climate crisis and puts out a not-so-subtle call for collective action.
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Make some extra cash and reduce waste by putting your belongings to work. This online market place plugs Australians into the sharing economy.
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An advertising agency has come up with an idea to give ocean plastic a second life while turning Sydney beach-clean ups into a party.
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Australia Podcasts

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EB Studio Covid-19 didn't kill events, but it did change them. Teymoor Nabili and Veemal Gungadin tell the Eco-Business Podcast how a pandemic transformed the way sustainability events are conceived and organised.
Eco-Business Podcast with Assaad Razzouk
Eco-Business talks to 'angry clean energy guy' Assaad Razzouk about the flaws in much-hyped climate change solutions, and how to fix them.
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In its latest case, an Australian law firm is representing 8 students and a nun as they fight a decision to build a coal mine on climate grounds. Eco-Business spoke to lawyer David Barnden about winning the legal case against climate change.
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