World This coastal towns in Australia could disappear
China’s disruption of ocean carbon sinks betrays its climate commitments
Vitally important 'blue carbon' sinks — marine ecosystems that capture and store carbon — are being threatened by China's massive ocean expansion.Blue carbon is a strategic global climate asset, but disruptions to it are currently not even systematically measured, much less reported, by leading disruptor China or any other nation. Kerry can publicly highlight the issue and begin making the case for factoring seabed and marine ecosystem disruption into the global climate policy equation.
By raising the sea levels, several famous places in Australia could disappear in the water in Australia. This gloomy scenario paint new interactive maps of the Tooldeveloped by two Australian companies and makes it possible to simulate the effects of climate change on coastal regions.
hardly affected were well-known beaches such as the Surfrevier Manly in Sydney and Byron Bay in the north of the state of New South Wales. Also tourist boots such as Noosa and Cairns in the tropical region Queensland or Hindmarsh Island in South Australia could be flooded.
Alex Hawke says Australia's resettlement of refugees ranks third-highest globally. Is that correct?
Immigration Minister Alex Hawke says Australia ranks around third globally every year in the amount of refugees it resettles. Is that correct? RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates. The verdictMr Hawke’s claim is cherrypicking.Australia "resettles" more refugees than most, but this only accounts for people transferred to Australia from other asylum countries, including refugees referred by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).Fewer than one per cent of the world's refugees are resettled each year, or roughly 108,000 of the 20 million refugees under the UNHCR's mandate in 2019.
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The cards are based on figures of the World Climate, which predicts a further increase in sea level of 84 centimeters by the end of the century, if the emission of greenhouse gases as before continues to increase. Greenpeace had warned in May that other areas on the southern hemisphere of the ice melt could fall victims to the polar balls: "Many islands such as the shallow South Sea Roll could be flooded at 50 to 100 years," it said.
, however, has hardly suffered any other state in recent years under the consequences of global warming as Australia: Again and again it comes to drought, heat waves, flooding and coral bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef. From August 2019 to March 2020 devastating bush fires devastated more than twelve million hectares of land.
Google slammed for 'harming consumers' with advertising dominance .
Australia's competition regulator - the ACCC - on Tuesday released a report finding the tech giant was involved in 'more than 90 per cent of ad impressions' online.Australia's competition regulator - the ACCC - on Tuesday released a report finding the tech giant was involved in 'more than 90 per cent of ad impressions' sold through advertising technology software known as ad tech.