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Climate change has made old measures predicting weather events ‘essentially worthless’

When Jo Groves bought her property in Lismore, she worked hard to make it her own and thought she would grow old in it. Key points: Statistical measures like the “one-in-100-year flood” level are used by authorities in Australia to determine safe building standards Experts say climate change has made those measures “essentially worthless” They …

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SAVRpak Launches World’s First Moisture Control Technology That Can Triple Shelf-Life of Berries, Leafy Greens and Cucumbers

San Juan Capistrano, Calif. – SAVRpak, a food technology innovation company recognized as a Fast Company World Changing Idea and one of TIME Magazine’s Best Inventions, today announced the launch of SAVRpak Drop-In, the first-ever moisture control technology that extends the shelf life and freshness of produce up to four times. It does this by eradicating the number one cause …

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How a vandal’s bizarre reaction to climate banner could be a sign of voter anger

When Nathalie Gits put up a “Climate Action Now” sign outside her home on Sydney‘s quiet and leafy upper north shore she didn’t think anything much would happen. The busy small-business owner said she saw it as a way of doing her bit to raise awareness about climate change. She definitely never expected to see …

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Colorado, Arizona local governments partner on carbon removal technology

The local governments of Boulder County, Colo., and Flagstaff, Ariz., are recruiting other “climate-forward” jurisdictions in the Four Corners region of the West to scale up carbon removal technologies. While Boulder County and Flagstaff initially announced their intent to form the Four Corners Carbon Removal Coalition last November, the two jurisdictions announced this week that …

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Russian Australians are watching news from Moscow, but not everyone is falling for Putin’s propaganda

In the months following the invasion of Ukraine, Svetlana has become increasingly concerned about her parents’ television viewing habits. The 23-year-old’s parents live in rural Australia and rely solely on Russian television – which they stream via Chromecast – for their news. Svetlana speaks Russian fluently and visited her parents recently, where she was bombarded …

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Analysis: Alarmed by Solomon Islands-China pact, NZ finds its voice on security

Solomon Islands-China pact challenges NZ sense of Pacific future NZ government taking tougher line with top trading partner China NZ has close ties to the Pacific, expanding soft power WELLINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – New Zealand has long been seen as the moderate, even absent, voice on China in the “Five Eyes” western alliance, so …

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7 Beacon Technology Retail Tips to Boost Sales in 2022

Image source: Getty Images Beacon technology helps boost store foot traffic and drive sales. Below, we explore beacon technology retail strategies that retailers can use in-store. Since the advent of e-commerce, brick-and-mortar retailers have consistently implemented new in-store technologies in a bid not only to revamp and revitalize the customer experience but to offer customers …

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Federal election 2022: Labor and Coalition climate change policies both breach the Paris Agreement. So what does the science say?

Climate change has sharpened as a central issue this federal election. According to the ABC’s Vote Compass, more people list it as their number one issue this election than any other topic, so if you’re one of those factoring the climate into your vote, it’s worth knowing what’s on offer. You might want to first …

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NBA Draft Lottery 2022 analysis, results, picks, winners and losers, Oklahoma City Thunder, pick 1, Detroit Pistons

As the NBA Draft Lottery concluded, a series of mixed responses could be observed among the cellar dwelling franchises involved. In a massive boost for two franchises, Orlando and Oklahoma City rejoiced after receiving picks 1 and 2 respectively – giving them first dibs over the in-demand trio of Paolo Banchero, Jabari Smith and Chet …

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Arithmetic is compelling as a three-cornered fight for Higgins heats up

The idea that Higgins voters sit comfortably in multimillion-dollar homes might be true enough in places like Toorak, but it’s far from reality for much of the electorate. Almost half of the voters in many areas rent, rather than own their homes. In South Yarra, it’s 54 per cent. Greens candidate Sonya Semmens says she …

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