Glass Wings Blog: Australia

400,000 women over 45 are at risk of homelessness in Australia
The 50 beautiful Australian plants at greatest risk of extinction — and how to save them
A major report excoriated Australia’s environment laws. Sussan Ley’s response is confused and risky
A majority of Australians would welcome a universal basic income, survey finds
'A real bad precedent': Australia criticised for Antarctica airport plan
About 500,000 Australian species are undiscovered – and scientists are on a 25-year mission to finish the job
The ANZUS treaty does not make Australia safer. Rather, it fuels a fear of perpetual military threat
Aussie startup invents breakthrough non-toxic battery electrolyte that’s cheaper ‘by factor of 100’
Australia confirms extinction of 13 more species, including first reptile since colonisation
Australia has coped fairly well with the pandemic. With climate change? It’s a different story
Australia has failed greater gliders: since they were listed as ‘vulnerable’ we’ve destroyed more of their habitat
Australia has finally backed a plan to let developing countries make cheap COVID-19 vaccines — what matters is what it does next
Australia is at the climate crossroads. The choice is yours, mates
Australia is building a billion-dollar arms export industry. This is how weapons can fall in the wrong hands
Australia must get serious about airborne infection transmission. Here’s what we need to do
Australia once rejected ‘feeble-minded’ immigrants. While the language has changed, discrimination remains
Australia ranks last for climate action among UN member countries
Australia spends more propping up fossil fuels than it does on the Army
Australia sweltered through its 4th-hottest year in 2020
Australia the only developed nation on world list of deforestation hotspots
Australia vs New Zealand. You can tell a lot about a country by the way it budgets
Australia was a model for protecting people from COVID-19 — and then we dumped half a million people back into poverty
Australia will likely adopt a net-zero target by COP26. It will be a bad target
Australian Court Ridiculously Says That AI Can Be An Inventor, Get Patents
Australian Firefighters Pose With Adorable Rescued Animals for Sizzling Wildlife Charity Calendar
Australian government must protect young people from climate crisis harm, court declares
Australian Government Proposes Stripping Internet Users Of Their Anonymity
The Australian government wants to avoid the Great Barrier Reef being listed as ‘in danger’ at all costs
Australian government was ‘blindsided’ by UN recommendation to list Great Barrier Reef as in-danger. But it’s no great surprise
Australian public fed nonsense as country heads to “irreversible” decision.
Australians are three times more worried about climate change than COVID. A mental health crisis is looming
Australia’s ‘A’ rating on human rights is under threat with a handpicked, politically engineered commissioner
Australia’s Bowen Basin producing 47% more methane than global average
Australia’s coastal waters are rich in Indigenous cultural heritage, but it remains hidden and under threat
Australia's delivery deaths: the riders who never made it and the families left behind
Australia’s first solar panel recycling plant swings into action
Australia’s government gives more support to fossil fuel research than is apparent
Australia’s marine (un)protected areas: government zoning bias has left marine life in peril since 2012
Australia’s reliance on gas exports questioned as Japan winds down fossil fuel power
Australia’s threatened species plan has failed on several counts. Without change, more extinctions are assured
Baby eastern quolls born in captivity give hope for extinction reversal | ABC Australia
Before 9/11, Australia had no counter-terrorism laws, now we have 92 — but are we safer?
The Best Summary Of Australia's News Link Tax / 'Bargaining Code'
Big investors warn Australia on climate change
‘Biodegradable’ plastic will soon be banned in Australia. That’s a big win for the environment
The Bizarre Reaction To Facebook's Decision To Get Out Of The News Business In Australia
The budget should have been a road to Australia’s low-emissions future. Instead, it’s a flight of fancy
Bushfires in a wet year have Australia's scientists looking to climate change
Can Australia’s path to net-zero really be fuelled by carbon capture and LNG?
Climate change has already hit Australia. Unless we act now, a hotter, drier and more dangerous future awaits, IPCC warns
Climate change means Australia may have to abandon much of its farming
Climate change solution could come from 'electrifying everything', Australian inventor Saul Griffith says
Climate change: Why action still ignites debate in Australia
‘Conditional commitments’: the diplomatic strategy that could make Australia do its fair share on climate change
Could a universal basic income work in Australia?
COVID is surging in unvaccinated Taiwan. Australia should take heed
Craig Kelly’s move to Palmer’s United Australia Party shows the need for urgent electoral law reform
Cruel, costly and ineffective: Australia’s offshore processing asylum seeker policy turns 9
‘Environmental accounting’ could revolutionise nature conservation, but Australia has squandered its potential
EV policy and Australia's "Future Fuels Strategy"
Even after the rains, Australia’s environment scores a 3 out of 10. These regions are struggling the most
‘Existential threat to our survival’: see the 19 Australian ecosystems already collapsing
Facebook Users Liable for All Comments Under Their Posts, According to Australia High Court
Facebook versus Australia: the government hands Facebook a free pass
Fire and flood: 'Whole areas of Australia will be uninsurable'
Friday essay: Sex, power and anger — a history of feminist protests in Australia
‘From denial to delay’: a forehead-slapping week in Australian climate policy
From October, it will be all but impossible for most Australians to vape — largely because of Canberra’s little-known ‘homework police’
Giant rainbow road commemorates the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Australia
The government’s idea of ‘national environment standards’ would entrench Australia’s global pariah status
The Great Australian Dream? New homes in planned estates may not be built to withstand heatwaves
Have Australians in India been abandoned because people of colour are seen as ‘less’ Australian?
Headphones, saw blades, coat hangers: how human trash in Australian bird nests changed over 195 years
Hidden women of history: Eliza Hamilton Dunlop — the Irish Australian poet who shone a light on colonial violence
How a catastrophic global pandemic has given Australia a new lens on New Zealand
How Chinese courtyard housing can help older Australian women avoid homelessness
How COVID has shone a light on the ugly face of Australian antisemitism
How identical twins Paula and Bridgette Powers save Australia's seabirds with 'Twinnies magic'
Humpback whales have been spotted ‘bubble-net feeding’ for the first time in Australia (and we have it on camera)
Hundreds of Australian lizard species are barely known to science. Many may face extinction
'If you make China the enemy, China will be the enemy': Beijing's fresh threat to Australia
In Kabul’s ‘Saigon moment’, Australia faces the shame of repeating its mistakes exiting the Vietnam war
Inside Australia’s Secret Rich List
International Energy Agency warns against new fossil fuel projects. Guess what Australia did next?
Is Sky News shifting Australian politics to the right? Not yet, but there is cause for alarm
'It looks like snow': how Australia plans to fix the 'horrifying' blight of expanded polystyrene
It’s not too late for Australia to forestall a dystopian future that alternates between Mad Max and Waterworld
‘Like hunting for unicorns’: Australians on the search for adequate, affordable mental healthcare
Loved to death: Australian sandalwood is facing extinction in the wild
Majority of Australians support UNESCO Great Barrier Reef ‘in danger’ listing
'Massive' coral reef taller than the Empire State Building discovered in Australia
Meet 5 of Australia’s tiniest mammals, who tread a tightrope between life and death every night
Meet the broad-toothed rat: a chubby-cheeked and inquisitive Australian rodent that needs our help
More than 30 countries condemn Australia at UN over high rates of child incarceration
Morrison’s ‘new deal’ for a return to post-COVID normal is not the deal most Australians want
‘Most of Australia’s literary heritage is out of print’: the fight to rescue a nation’s lost books
Multibillion-dollar strategy with no end in sight: Australia’s ‘enduring’ offshore processing deal with Nauru
Murdoch Seeks Takeover of Australia’s Online Market
National summits have their place — but what will it really take to achieve equality for Australian women?
Net zero: what if Australia misses the moment on climate action?
‘Not defensible, not debatable’: Charlotte Wood makes impassioned plea for Australian writers
‘One sip can kill’: why a highly toxic herbicide should be banned in Australia
Our research shows COVID has made Australians more conservative and care less about others
The outlook for older women in Australia is dire – but no one seems to care
Pandemic policing in ‘multicultural’ Australia
Pest plants and animals cost Australia around $25 billion a year – and it will get worse
Photos from the field: the stunning crystals revealing deep secrets about Australian volcanoes
The policing of Australian satire: why defamation is still no joke, despite recent law changes
Politics, flashmobs, Yolngu dancers: the Australian story of Mikis Theodorakis’ legendary song Zorba
POWERHOUSE AUSTRALIA? Oz's global opportunity in clean energy & electric vehicles | FULLY CHARGED
Rewiring Australian households could save them up to $6,000 a year, research finds
Robber barons and high-speed traders dominate Australia’s water market
Second-hand panels: Australia’s massive wasted solar opportunity
Senate’s vote to ban slave-made imports shows the weakness of Australia’s Modern Slavery Act
Seriously ugly: here’s how Australia will look if the world heats by 3°C this century
“Shameful”: Victoria follows South Australia and imposes electric car road tax
She flew from Australia to England for a first date
Six game-changing EVs we hope will come to Australia
Sky News Australia is increasingly pushing conspiracy theories to a global audience online
State of the climate: five big issues from the report that will affect every Australian
Taryn was deported from Australia with $300 and a bag of clothes. Now, she's taking on the government
Teaching a ‘hatred’ of Australia? No, minister, here’s why a democracy has critical curriculum content
This bird’s stamina is remarkable: it flies non-stop for 5 days from Japan to Australia, but now its habitat is under threat
To fix Australia’s environment laws, wildlife experts call for these 4 changes — all are crucial
Truckies Going Electric in Australia
Uighur family freed after three years, and reunited in Australia
Unstoppable eating machines: why Australian farmers are renting out goats for weed control
The US jumps on board the electric vehicle revolution, leaving Australia in the dust
US-inspired rightwing extremism an 'insidious' threat to Australia, study finds
Victoria just gave 2 billion litres of water back to Indigenous people. Here’s what that means for the rest of Australia
Vital Signs. Laugh at the US if you will, but Australia narrowly escaped a debt ceiling
Wake up, Mr Morrison: Australia’s slack climate effort leaves our children 10 times more work to do
We could be a superpower: 3 ways Australia can take advantage of the changing geopolitics of energy
We found methane-eating bacteria living in a common Australian tree. It could be a game changer for curbing greenhouse gases
Wetlands have saved Australia $27 billion in storm damage over the past five decades
What’s behind China’s bullying of Australia? It sees a soft target — and an essential one
Who owns Australia?
Who’s behind Australia’s anti-lockdown protests? The German conspiracy group driving marches
Why is the Australian Christian Lobby waging a culture war over LGBTQ issues?
Will your grandchildren have the chance to visit Australia’s sacred trees? Only if our sick indifference to Aboriginal heritage is cured
Wind turbines off the coast could help Australia become an energy superpower, research finds
With the release of a terrifying IPCC report, Australia must face its wilful political blindness on climate
'Wonderful' Australian Octopus Mother Rolls Pipe Full of Eggs Into Ocean
Yeah, nah: Aussie slang hasn’t carked it, but we do want to know more about it
The year everything got cancelled: how the arts in Australia suffered (but survived) in 2020
Yes, it is entirely possible for Australia to phase out thermal coal within a decade
Young Australian women in financial hardship are twice to three times as likely to experience violence
You’ve probably heard of the Green New Deal in the US — is it time for one in Australia?
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