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Thousands of Australian students protest climate change

World / Science & Health Nov 30, 2018

Thousands of Australian students protest climate change

Thousands of schoolchildren across Australia skipped classes to attend rallies demanding the government act on climate change. But Resources Minister Matt Canavan said the students should be in school learning about science and mining, rather than discovering how to get on welfare. The coordinated rallies Friday ...

World / Science & Health Nov 6, 2018

Wind farm 'predator' effect changes ecosystems: study

Wind farms now act as a top "predator" in some ecosystems, harming birds at the top of the food chain and triggering a knock-on effect often overlooked by green energy advocates, scientists said Monday. Wind is the fastest-growing renewable energy sector, supplying around 4 percent ...