Category: Environment

CBD halted in climate change cycle protest

Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion has disrupted traffic in Brisbane for the third time this week. The two-wheeled protest took over Victoria Bridge, the same spot where a young demonstrator suspended herself from a bamboo tripod on Monday. Lawrence Jeffcoat

Frydenberg on drought tour for farmers

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has conceded climate change is contributing to the worst drought in memory. He’s been touring drought stricken areas around Warwick and is promising more help for farmers. Lucy McCrossan reports.

New study says red meat poses no health risks

It seems red meat isn’t as bad for you as previously thought. That’s the finding of a world wide study, yet some nutritionists are still advising caution. Lawrence Jeffcoat reports.

Climate activist charged over a stunt above Brisbane bridge

A climate change activist has been charged over a stunt high above Brisbane’s Victoria Bridge. The member of Extinction Rebellion suspended herself from a bamboo tripod, hoping to send a message to the government. Three others also are charged over

Brisbane hosts public hearings on nuclear energy

Debate is raging once again over whether Australia should adopt nuclear power. The national public hearings into the controversial energy source, came to Brisbane today. Lawrence Jeffcoat reports.

Drone deemed to be the delivery future

We can already choose all sorts of takeaway food to be delivered. But soon, we might be able to choose a drone to deliver it. Jakob Funk reports.

Prime Minister hits back at climate critics

The Prime Minister hits back at critics of Australia’s climate change record. In a major speech to the UN, Scott Morrison was adamant Australia would meet all its climate commitments. Jakob Funk reports.

Ocean ecosystems are collapsing

Yet another report has warned that our oceans ecosystems are collapsing. Scientists say it could cause devastating problems for our coastal communities. Pagan Blight reports.

Drone technology to keep Australians safe

Drones can do all sorts of things, including keeping people safe. Now technology to help them spot crocodiles and protect swimmers, has been unveiled in Brisbane. Sam Wilson reports.

Brisbane’s war on mosquitoes

Brisbane Council has begun another war on disease carrying mosquitoes and it has a new weapon in the fight. Jakob Funk reports.

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