In 2009, a Bob Brown-led Greens party voted against an emissions trading scheme – but they can’t be blamed for what came after.
Labor continues to be hung up on a decade-old Greens' decision to oppose an emissions trading scheme in 2009. But responsibility for Australia's climate policy void lies elsewhere.
The moody landscapes of Caspar David Friedrich were inspired by Kant’s ideas of the sublime.
Kant's philosophies include ideas on faith, the sublime, and the enlightenment. But what do these ideas mean? And how can we use them today?
Anthony Hopkins (left) as Benedict and Jonathan Pryce as Francis in The Two Popes (2019).
The new Netflix film Two Popes focuses on the different outlooks of Popes Benedict and Francis.
Melibatkan penyandang disabilitas dalam kegiatan respons bencana bisa mengurangi jumlah korban meninggal atau orang yang menjadi penyandang disabilitas karena bencana.
Kita bisa mendorong penyandang disabilitas untuk menjadi pemimpin dalam respons bencana.
The United Nations (UN) has called for the empowerment of persons with disabilities so they are not only involved but also can lead in disaster management. Their leadership is vital to ensure that every disaster response also meets the need of persons with disabilities.
Encouraging people with disabilities to lead in the emergency response is vital if we want to prevent more people becoming disabled, or dying, as a result of disaster.
Seorang pria penyandang disabilitas di Jakarta. Penting untuk memberikan keterampilan, kepercayaan diri, dan jejaring bagi para aktivis disabilitas untuk terus berkampanye demi penerapan hukum secara penuh.
Riset kami pada tahun 2018 menunjukkan keengganan pejabat pemerintahan lokal dalam melaksanakan Undang-Undang tentang Penyandang Disabiltas yang baru.
A man with a disability is seen in Jakarta. It is important to provide disability activists with skills, confidence and networks to continue campaigning for the full implementation of the law.
Our 2018 research on the implementation of the new disability law shows that policymakers are still reluctant to implement the law.
The University of Sydney in the late 1950s was full of bright young things who’d go on to shape Australia’s cultural scene.
Clive James' brilliant career began as an undergraduate at the University of Sydney in 1957, where he first honed his skills as a performer and writer.
Can virtual reality reality improve a dairy cow’s life?
Moscow Ministry of Agriculture and Food
Russian experiments with VR for cows are unlikely to achieve much, going by past research on how animals interact with computers
Australia is home to many new species, including wild camels found nowhere else on Earth.
Species counts drive conservation science and policy, yet a major component of biodiversity is excluded from the data: non-native species.
More than half of students who took music in year 10 in NSW had dropped out by year 12.
NSW schools are losing senior music students in significant numbers. Teachers say they're dropping the subject in year 12 to ensure a higher ATAR.
The government seems not to have sought independent legal advice before demanding the repayment of debts it couldn’t prove were owned.
The Commonwealth has conceded that its program of automatic debt collection was unlawful. It'll probably have to pay the money back.
Too many informal carers have to choose between giving their older mum or dad the care they need and dropping out of the workforce.
A new system of carers' leave would allow middle-aged Australians to care for their ageing parents while staying in the workforce.
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia was founded in 1928 as an employers’ organisation for the owners of community pharmacies.
The Pharmacy Guild represents the owners of community pharmacies around the country. Their reach into every community and large political donations make them more powerful than other lobby groups.
When the cash rate hits 0.25% the governor will pause for breath. After that he will buy state and federal government bonds, pushing longer term interest rates down towards zero.
In a speech broadcast live on the Reserve Bank website, the governor explained how quantitative easing would work. He won't try it until the cash rate hits 0.25%.
While leaks and whistleblowers continue to be valuable tools in the fight for data privacy, we can’t rely on them solely to keep big tech companies in check.
Most of us are probably having our data tracked in some form. And while there are regulatory safeguards in place to protect user privacy, it's hard to say whether these are enough.
William Blake’s portrait of the Old Testament Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II, who in the Book of Daniel ‘was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen’.
Nebuchadnezzar was a warrior-king of the Neo-Babylonian empire. And now, Kanye West has written an opera inspired by him.
No, a DNA swab can’t tell you if you’re gay, or likely to be obese, or depressed. And it can be damaging to believe so.
Genetic apps claim to reveal fundamental insights about your health, well-being, and even intellect. But it's not just spurious science - believing these traits are genetic can have harmful consequences.
Lord Howe Island is one of the few places where the lost continent of Zealandia is exposed above sea level.
We undertook a 28-day voyage to explore a possible lost continent in a remote part of the Coral Sea, in an area off the coast of Queensland. Here's what we found.
In an emergency, like a bushfire, making sure you have enough of your regular medication can mean the difference between life and death. But there are many ways to prepare.
During bushfire season, managing medication as well as respiratory conditions should be part of any emergency plan.