Perth Could Hit 40 Degrees Tomorrow As Summer Approaches

Temperatures in Perth will be heading for a record November high of 40 degrees tomorrow. According to the bureau of meteorology Perth, it will be the earliest in November that Perth has experience a 40C day and only the fourth 40C day in November in the city since the 19th Century. People planning on hitting…

Brazil lacks resources to fight Amazon rainforest fires

By Helene Fung Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro admitted to reporters that his country lacks resources to combat a record number of bushfires in the Amazon rainforest, which had been burning for weeks. About 60% of the Amazon is within Brazil. “The Amazon is bigger than Europe, how will you fight criminal fires in such an…

Climate Inaction Analysis – Part One

Part one of our climate inaction analysis series aired last night, exploring political resistance in the fight for climate change. I was inspired to invoke conversations around this topic after watching the newest climate documentary, 2040, directed and starred in by Australian Film Maker Damon Gameau. I sat down with Global Politics and Policy Lecturer,…

Climate Change Inaction empowers students to make a stand

As the fight for climate justice continues, university students flooded the CBD with feisty signs and catchy chants protesting the government’s climate inaction. How many more protests will it take before the Federal Government commits to a better future? According to the 2019 National Union of Student’s Student Values Survey, climate change is the number…

Expert: Climate change debate is a struggle for young people

Last week in the Senate, the Green’s motion to condemn the WA Government to allow fracking in our state was voted down, with the Coalition, ALP and One Nation all supporting fracking. Greens Senator, Jordon Steele John, said this toxic industry has no social license in WA and will only line the pockets of major…

School Children protest against Federal Climate Change inaction

School children around the country boycotted a school day to protest outside city Parliaments, demanding the Government takes much needed action against climate change, with a promising commitment to renewable energy. Hundreds of school kids gathered in front of parliament chanting and waving politically charged signs, and speaking up for future generations. 12-year-old speaker, Bella…