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Out-of-season bushfires ‘fuelled by climate change’

Out-of-season bushfires tearing through NSW and Queensland reveal the “inescapable truth” of the impact of climate change, IAG says. Hundreds of fires have been reported and the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) declared a catastrophe with losses already at $13.5 million. Conditions eased today, however dozens of fires are still burning across the two states. […]

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Lakes of methane on Saturn’s moon Titan may be the craters of giant explosions, a new study shows A new study suggests that the liquid methane lakes that dot Titan’s surface may have formed when pockets of warming nitrogen exploded below the moon’s surface. This idea would solve a mystery that emerged when NASA’s Cassini […]

Insurance council recommends travellers check insurance for ...

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) has advised travellers to check with their insurers in order to find out what they’re actually covered for so they would better understand their options. The NZ Herald brought the topic to light after a Jetstar passenger was surprised to learn that their travel insurance covers hijack and […]

6 carmakers that are betting electric scooters and bikes — n

Carmakers are increasingly looking towards new ways to move people around, including tapping into the rising trends of e-bikes and e-scooters. Audi announced on Monday the development of its e-tron Scooters, almost a year after announcing its fully electric e-tron SUV. Other carmakers, like BMW and Ford, have already been exploring the electric personal micro-mobility […]

Why cybersecurity matters more than ever in the mobile era

A 2018 survey by the International Workplace Group showed almost 50 per cent of Australian employees worked remotely at least half the time. More than two-thirds of those surveyed spent a day or more away from the office each week. There are compelling advantages for employees in doing so – think reduced commute times and […]

One of Antarctica’s biggest glaciers will soon reach a point

Antarctica’s glaciers are melting at unprecedented rates. This rapid ice loss contributes to rising sea-levels. In a new study, scientists found that the Thwaites Glacier in western Antarctica will likely hit a point of irreversible melting, after which it will lose all of its ice over a period of 150 years. If the entire Thwaites […]

We studied how Australian stocks have fared over the last ce...

It was Mark Twain who reputedly once remarked, ‘History doesn’t repeat itself but it does rhyme’. When it comes to money and markets it’s no different, with the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) this week releasing a hundred year study of the Stock Market. While it’s impossible to say what the future will bring, it […]

Al Gore: Artificial intelligence will lead the “sustainabili

Former US Vice President Al Gore has highlighted the role of technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning in the fight against climate change. Speaking at a CEDA-sponsored lunch in Brisbane earlier this month, Gore, who since leaving office has founded the Climate Reality Project, said we’re in the “early stages of a sustainability […]

Human Aerospace’s founders are ensuring tech developed for s

Dr James Waldie and Dr Gordon Cable founded Human Aerospace in Adelaide, South Australia this year to ensure technologies developed from future space explorations also offer terrestrial benefits. “I think people forget all of the research and money that’s spent on space has a huge amount of return on investment in terms of the technology […]

The tax time scams targeting your business and how to avoid ...

Accountants and bookkeepers are making hay while the sun shines in the lead up to tax time — but they aren’t the only ones. Cyber security experts are predicting an increase in scam activity targeting small-to-medium businesses over the next month as fraudsters ramp up their tax time scams. Large-scale data breaches have put downward […]

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