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Fires set stage for irreversible forest losses in Australia

Fires set stage for irreversible forest losses in Australia

SOURCE: AP DATE: January 19, 2020 SNIP: Heat waves and drought have fueled bigger and more frequent fires in parts of Australia, so far this season torching some 40,000 square miles (104,000 square kilometers), an area about as big as Ohio. With blazes still raging in...
Australia is blowing its carbon budget

Australia is blowing its carbon budget

SOURCE: The Guardian DATE: December 4, 2016 SNIP: Australia’s emissions jumped by 2.56m tonnes in the three months to September, putting them 1.55m tonnes off-track compared with commitments made in Paris, and 4.06m tonnes over levels demanded by scientifically...