Should Australia go nuclear? Why Peter Dutton’s plan could be an atomic failure – video | Environment

Year in, year out, there’s a good chance someone in politics has suggested nuclear power as an answer to Australia’s energy problems. Guardian Australia’s Matilda Boseley explains why. Modern-day nuclear energy is climate friendly compared with coal and gas. But going nuclear isn’t practical for Australia – and it’s an idea that’s more than likely coming directly from the Coalition’s ‘delaying action on climate change’ handbook

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Week in wildlife – in pictures: a lazy leopard, a moonwalking elephant and hitchhiking ducklings | Environment

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‘Only the beginning’: Greta Thunberg reacts to court ruling on Swiss climate inaction – video | Environment

Weak government climate policies violate fundamental human rights, the European court of human rights has ruled.

In a landmark decision on one of three major climate cases, the first such ruling by an international court, the ECHR raised judicial pressure on governments to stop filling the atmosphere with gases that make extreme weather more violent.

The court’s top bench ruled that Switzerland had violated the rights of a group of older Swiss women to family life

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