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Crossbench MPs Kate Chaney, Zoe Daniels, Monique Ryan, Allegra Spender and Zali Steggall in the new parliament AAP Image/Lukas Coch

Women are turning the tide on climate policy worldwide, and may launch a new era for Australia

From Barbados to Finland, we’ve seen women’s leadership on climate bring fair, innovative and ambitious policies.
Heroic actions are often intuitive – even impulsive – rather than a product of thoughtful deliberation. MHU/Getty Images

What makes people willing to risk their lives to save others?

Study after study has shown that men tend to be more willing to put themselves in harm’s way to help others. Why some men rise to the occasion – and others don’t – has been a bit trickier to pin down.

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