By Spencer Brown | 07/21/14 03:31 PM
Australia and the United States: Two different countries, two different governing political ideologies, and two differing strategies when it comes to energy and the environment.
07/17/14 08:00 AM
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's government repealed a much-maligned carbon tax on the nation's worst greenhouse gas polluters on Thursday, ending years of contention over a measure that became political poison for the lawmakers who imposed it. The Senate voted 39 to 32 to axe the 24.15 Australian...
07/15/14 05:46 AM
SYDNEY (AP) — Survivors of one of Australia's deadliest wildfires are to be awarded nearly 500 million Australian dollars in a class-action settlement reached Tuesday, the largest such compensation in the nation's history. The fire killed 119 people and was the biggest in a series of blazes...
07/08/14 09:30 AM
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's government promised Tuesday not to hand over a group of asylum seekers to the Sri Lankan government without three days' notice amid a court challenge and uproar from human rights groups. The government's pledge came during a High Court hearing held one day after...
By Blake Seitz | 06/11/14 08:39 AM
President Obama on Tuesday said the “biggest frustration” of his presidency is the country's unwillingness to enact gun control laws. He cited Australian gun control efforts, which included the compulsory buyback of semi-automatic rifles, as a successful model for reducing mass killings,...
By Paul Bedard | 06/09/14 02:20 PM
America’s national parks are about to add a new layer of storytelling to their mission: highlighting the achievements of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders. Building on President Obama's diversity demands, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday is set to begin the process of...
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