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Australia to plant 1 billion trees to help meet climate targets

#Australia to plant 1 billion trees to help meet #ClimateChange targets

16/2/2019 8:20:00 AM

Australia to plant 1 billion trees to help meet ClimateChange targets

SYDNEY (BLOOMBERG) - Australia aims to plant a billion trees by 2050 as part of a new forestry plan the government says will help the country meet its Paris Agreement climate targets.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

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Not desirable to move ministers after less than a year, but situation ‘can’t be helped’: PM Lee

SINGAPORE — It is not desirable to give Cabinet ministers short stints in their portfolios owing to the disruption it can cause, but such moves are sometimes necessary, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday (April 23).

Climate change won't affect us. We are supposed to live and adapt better , the animal kingdom has seen many climate change , they are okay. Good for you tho for the billion trees.

Direct flight between London and Sydney inches closer to realityLONDON (Bloomberg) - Qantas Airways' vision for the first direct flights from Sydney to London is inching closer to reality as Boeing Co. and Airbus SE finalise proposals for longer-range jets needed to span the 17, 060 km trip.. Read more at straitstimes.com. Not so great for Changi or Singapore

Thousands without power as storm lashes SydneyThousands of Sydney homes were without power on Saturday after severe storms hit Australia 's largest city, causing transport hold-ups, inundating ...

Air New Zealand flight to Shanghai turned away on Taiwan reference: ReportSYDNEY (BLOOMBERG) - An Air New Zealand plane en route to Shanghai was forced to return to Auckland after several hours in the air on Saturday as paperwork for the flight included reference to Taiwan, Stuff news website reported, citing people familiar with the matter.. Read more at straitstimes.com. Pathetic honestly.. Can they just leave the island alone..

Doctors knock out sheep to discover anesthesia's dark sideSYDNEY (BLOOMBERG) - Beneath green surgical sheets and a tangle of tubes, a healthy young ewe is undergoing a heart-lung bypass procedure to help answer one of several urgent questions about a pillar of modern medicine: anesthesia.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Australia tightens laws in wake of 'cracked' tower buildingSYDNEY (AFP) - Australia 's most populous state said Sunday (Feb 10) it would embark on the 'biggest overhaul of building laws' in its history, months after residents were evacuated from a recently completed Sydney high-rise apartment that made 'cracking noises'.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Trade deal with Indonesia to be signed in March, says AustraliaSYDNEY (AFP) - Australia said yesterday (Fri) that a long-awaited trade deal with Indonesia will be signed in March, following months of diplomatic tension over Canberra's contentious plan to move its embassy to Jerusalem.. Read more at straitstimes.com. super

Rugby - Waratahs hand coach Gibson contract extension to end of 2020SYDNEY: Daryl Gibson was handed a contract extension as New South Wales Waratahs coach until the end of the 2020 season on Tuesday, confirmation ...

Hunt ready to face the heat in Waratahs debutSYDNEY: Karmichael Hunt said he is ready for a daunting return to the rugby field when he lines up against All Blacks wrecking ball Ngani Laumape ...

Give us our 284 APEC summit cars back, Papua New Guinea police pleadSYDNEY: Papua New Guinea police are seeking the return of nearly 300 imported cars loaned to officials for driving world leaders around its ...

Dementia patient over-medicated and bruised when he died, widow tells Australian aged care inquirySYDNEY: An elderly man suffering Parkinson's Disease and dementia was given 10 times his medication and had unexplained bruising when he died at ...