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NSW chalks up a third consecutive day with no fresh COVID cases

NSW chalks up a third consecutive day with no fresh COVID cases

NSW has recorded no new locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 for the third day in a row. Seven cases were reported in overseas travellers in hotel quarantine, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 4193, according to NSW Health. There were 12,465 tests reported to 8pm on Saturday, compared

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Now that nuclear weapons are illegal, the Pacific demands truth on decades of testing | Dimity Hawkins

Coronavirus live news: cases surge in Europe; Melbourne delays easing of restrictions

France, Italy, Austria and Greece report record increases in Covid-19 cases; Melbourne cluster grows. Follow the latest updates liveUS coronavirus cases surge in final days before electionHow Australia is tracking where Covid cases come fromCoronavirus vaccine final-stage testing to restart in USWhich countries have the most coronavirus cases and deaths?

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Woman critical after falling from Cairns carnival ride

Woman critical after falling from Cairns carnival ride

A 25-year-old woman who fell from a carnival ride in Far North Queensland late on Saturday afternoon is in a critical but stable condition in hospital. The incident happened at about 5:30pm at the Cairns showgrounds at Parramatta Park. The woman fell from a ride called The Hangover — a

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NSW chalks up a third consecutive day with no fresh COVID cases

NSW chalks up a third consecutive day with no fresh COVID cases

NSW has recorded no new locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 for the third day in a row. Seven cases were reported in overseas travellers in hotel quarantine, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 4193, according to NSW Health. There were 12,465 tests reported to 8pm on Saturday, compared

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Now that nuclear weapons are illegal, the Pacific demands truth on decades of testing | Dimity Hawkins

Coronavirus live news: cases surge in Europe; Melbourne delays easing of restrictions

France, Italy, Austria and Greece report record increases in Covid-19 cases; Melbourne cluster grows. Follow the latest updates liveUS coronavirus cases surge in final days before electionHow Australia is tracking where Covid cases come fromCoronavirus vaccine final-stage testing to restart in USWhich countries have the most coronavirus cases and deaths?

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Woman critical after falling from Cairns carnival ride

Woman critical after falling from Cairns carnival ride

A 25-year-old woman who fell from a carnival ride in Far North Queensland late on Saturday afternoon is in a critical but stable condition in hospital. The incident happened at about 5:30pm at the Cairns showgrounds at Parramatta Park. The woman fell from a ride called The Hangover — a

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Now that nuclear weapons are illegal, the Pacific demands truth on decades of testing | Dimity Hawkins

Afghan security forces kill senior al-Qaida leader

Abu Muhsin al-Masri was on FBI’s most-wanted list and had been charged with terrorism offences in USAfghan security forces have killed Abu Muhsin al-Masri, a senior al-Qaida leader who was on the FBI’s most-wanted list, Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a tweet late on Saturday.Al-Masri has been

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Poor Cocky

Poor Cocky

My mother worked as a servant girl at the station on the Murray where this event took place … She heard it told by the station owner to a guest one night after dinner. Those stations in those days were almost like miniature kingdoms on their own. It is one

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Sunday environmental round up, 25 October 2020

Sunday environmental round up, 25 October 2020

The absorption of solar energy by the earth is getting faster and faster. This is having dramatic effects on the dynamics, chemistry and life of the oceans, and bringing ‘Hothouse Earth’ closer. Over half of residents of the USA are … Continue reading →

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Sunday environmental round up, 25 October 2020

Homily to Susan Ryan

As we gather here in the Lady Chapel at Newman College, people are gathered in socially distant numbers at St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney for the state funeral of Susan Maree Ryan. Susan was a good friend. At the funeral … Continue reading →

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Sunday environmental round up, 25 October 2020

Pope Francis’s rejection of ‘neoliberal’ economics

The new social encyclical of Pope Francis is a cry for those oppressed by poverty, hunger and exclusion, protesting against the injustice in a world with so much wealth. Not surprisingly Francis drew from the parable of the Good Samaritan: … Continue reading →

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NSW chalks up a third consecutive day with no fresh COVID cases

NSW chalks up a third consecutive day with no fresh COVID cases

NSW has recorded no new locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 for the third day in a row. Seven cases were reported in overseas travellers in hotel quarantine, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 4193, according to NSW Health. There were 12,465 tests reported to 8pm on Saturday, compared

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Now that nuclear weapons are illegal, the Pacific demands truth on decades of testing | Dimity Hawkins

Coronavirus live news: cases surge in Europe; Melbourne delays easing of restrictions

France, Italy, Austria and Greece report record increases in Covid-19 cases; Melbourne cluster grows. Follow the latest updates liveUS coronavirus cases surge in final days before electionHow Australia is tracking where Covid cases come fromCoronavirus vaccine final-stage testing to restart in USWhich countries have the most coronavirus cases and deaths?

read more
Woman critical after falling from Cairns carnival ride

Woman critical after falling from Cairns carnival ride

A 25-year-old woman who fell from a carnival ride in Far North Queensland late on Saturday afternoon is in a critical but stable condition in hospital. The incident happened at about 5:30pm at the Cairns showgrounds at Parramatta Park. The woman fell from a ride called The Hangover — a

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On our next big event and why we all need to be brave

On our next big event and why we all need to be brave

News from the front desk: We know, we know…our massive 127-page ebook Flick the Switch based on our event on net zero and all electric buildings and cities, is barely off the virtual printing presses and here we are announcing a new event, with ebook to come. It’s...

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Dreaming of a low carbon transport future

Dreaming of a low carbon transport future

ANALYSIS: With the news this week that Tesla is now the most valuable car company in the world, there’s a sense that the green transport revolution has kicked up a gear. Although some suspect the new record high price of $1135 a share is “grossly overvalued”, the...

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The case for carbon offsets to reach net zero emissions

The case for carbon offsets to reach net zero emissions

Carbon offsets are often dismissed as a “fig leaf”, but they ensure money is directed to sustainable projects and they provide an economic incentive to continue reform. The post The case for carbon offsets to reach net zero emissions appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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