Ministers accused of blocking plans to ban burning of UK peatlands

Failure to protect fragile moors habitat fans doubts about the government’s green credentials Ministers have been accused of deliberately stalling plans to ban the environmentally damaging process of burning peat … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: unemployment rate falls as Victoria records 28 new Covid cases and NSW five

Queensland registers one new case of Covid as Scott Morrison announces new energy plan that diverts funding away from renewables. Follow all today’s news Follow our global coronavirus live blog … Read More

The megafires and pandemic expose the lies that frustrate action on climate change | Tim Flannery

If there was a moment of true emergency in the fight to preserve our climate, it is nowThis is part of a series of essays by Australian writers responding to … Read More

Coronavirus Australia live update: regional Victoria restrictions to ease as state records 42 Covid cases and NSW seven

Victoria reports no deaths; South Australia to open borders to flights from the ACT. Follow all today’s news Follow our global coronavirus live blog Latest NSW Covid-19 hotspots; Qld hotspots … Read More