Category: Breaking News

Coronavirus: Why China’s strategy to contain the virus might work

Wuhan City has a population of over 11 million. Credit: Tauno Tõhk/CC by 2.0 By Fei Chen Jan 30, 2020 (IPS) – On January 23, the authorities of Wuhan City, China, sealed off the motorways and shut down all public transport to stop the coronavirus outbreak from spreading. Shortly afterward, […]

How is China responding to coronavirus outbreak? (VIDEO)

The recent outbreak of a new strain of the coronavirus has already affected nearly 2,800 people in China, mostly in the Wuhan city of the Hubei province. January 27, 2020, by Newsclick The recent outbreak of a new strain of the coronavirus has already affected nearly 2,800 people in China, […]

As bushfires ravage Australia, activists target Australian missions & Siemens globally to highlight climate emergency

Photo- Supplied. By SAT News Desk January 16th, 2020 – As Australia suffers devastating bushfires, Extinction Rebellion (XR) climate activists in over 35 countries are holding solidarity actions with Extinction Rebellion Australia’s Bushfire Rebellion outside Australian embassies and consulates for the second week in a row. Countries, including Nigeria, Zambia, […]

Periods of extreme heat in 2019 bookend Australia’s warmest and driest year on record

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 9 January: The year 2019 was Australia’s warmest and driest year on record. This is revealed in the Annual Climate Statement 2019 of the Bureau of Metrology released today. The revelations are a big cause of concern amidst Australia’s drought and worst bushfires which have […]

‘Bushfire recovery must include climate action’

Photo: Seamns Daniel, Twitter By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 7 January: Australia’s bushfire recovery effort is incomplete without the inclusion of a strong climate policy that rapidly and significantly cuts our greenhouse gas emissions, according to Emergency Leaders for Climate Action, a coalition of 30 former fire and emergency chiefs […]