‘Burning’ Review: Pulling the Fire Alarm in Australia

If you think what climate change means for America is scary, wait until you hear about Australia. That’s the essence of “Burning,” which focuses on the country’s sadly familiar experiences with rising temperatures: horrific bushfires, politicians exercising drills, and activists desperately trying to save us all by pointing to the realities of the future. The …

Google Pledges $740 Million Investment in Australia

Google announced on Tuesday that it will invest $740 million in Australia over the next five years, promising to work with government scientists to tackle challenges like establishing a research center, increasing cloud computing capacity and expanding green energy use. The A$1 billion investment is the tech giant’s largest commitment in the country since opening …

Australia Promises ‘Net Zero’ Emissions by 2050. His Plan Does It

SYDNEY, Australia — After months of debate and delays, the Australian government on Tuesday unveiled a plan based on hope and investment in low-emission technologies, promising to achieve “net zero” emissions by 2050. With promising jobs and no new taxes or mandates, the plan doesn’t include toughening emissions targets for 2030 – a key component …

Scary Dinosaur Tracking Australia Eats A Timid Plant

For more than 50 years, giant fossilized footprints have been one of the most exciting finds in Australian paleontology. At the time of their discovery, scientists believed that the three-bird-like path was made by a two-legged predator between 200 million and 250 million years ago. The tracks were the first evidence that dinosaurs roamed Australia …

Facebook Comments Could Sue Media Firms In Australia

Dylan Voller was already a polarizing figure in Australia when disturbing, violent and blatantly false accusations against him began appearing on Facebook. Mr. Voller became an overnight celebrity in 2016 after a television story aired about the mistreatment of children in the country’s criminal detention system. photograph 17 years old, hooded and tied to a …

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp Australia to Ease Climate Change Denial

SYDNEY, Australia — After years of casting suspicion on climate change and attacking politicians who favor corrective action, media outlets in Rupert Murdoch’s homeland of Australia are planning an editorial campaign next month advocating a carbon-neutral future. Depending on its context, the project, announced Monday by executives at Mr Murdoch’s News Corp, could be a …

Megan Rapinoe Scores Second Goal Against Australia in Bronze Medal Match

If you thought Olympic It was good, Rapinoe’s second goal was better. Luck shouldn’t really be a chance. It started with a Christen Press cross in the center that should be handled easily. First Australian defender Clare Polkinghorne was unable to finish the job, however, and Alanna Kennedy’s second effort was a slit shot in …