An Australian state is being warned record high temperatures are “almost certain” after sweltering through an unseasonable hot spell. Large swathes of Western Australia recorded blistering temperatures over the weekend north of 40C, including in the state’s Pilbara region. Port Hedland, one of the region’s largest towns, recorded a swelteringContinue Reading

The nation’s emergency leaders are set to converge on Canberra from tomorrow in preparation for what experts fear could be the fiercest fire season since the “Black Summer” blazes of 2019-2020. The Albanese government will hold the inaugural National Bushfire Preparedness Summit which will bring together approximately 250 representatives fromContinue Reading

BERLIN: Germany‘s lower house of parliament on Thursday passed a bill to make saving energy compulsory in all economic sectors, a move intended to help fight climate change and curb use of imported fossil fuels. The Energy Efficiency Act, introduced by the Greens-led economy ministry, includes regulation for energy savingsContinue Reading

The UK will soften policies aimed at achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and instead pursue a “pragmatic” approach to hitting the target, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Wednesday. But critics have labelled the move as a “complete farce” that would leave people and businesses “confused”. “We canContinue Reading