Category: Breaking News

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 […]

‘Stop Adani’ activists protest outside Pacific National and Aurizon’s head offices

Photo: Stop Adani By SAT News Desk Brisbane/Sydney, December 9: Big crowds rallied outside Pacific National and Aurizon’s head offices this morning, delivering huge piles of coal, singing coal-themed Christmas carols and calling on the rail freight companies to rule out hauling coal for Adani’s controversial Carmichael coal mine. Today […]

Scott Morrison sets up Taskforce in ‘response against foreign interference’

Photo: PM website By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 2 December: The Federal Government has decided to set up an $87.8 million new taskforce aimed to counter foreign interference and deter anyone attempting to undermine the country’s national interests. The announcement comes after Australian media reports of rising Chinese interference in […]