Australia-New Zealand travel bubble brings relief, elation

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 06:08:10 +0000

WELLINGTON, New Zealand: Elation marked the opening Monday of a long-anticipated travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand. The start of quarantine-free travel was a relief for families who have been separated by the coronavirus pandemic as well as to struggling tourist operators. It marked the first, tentative steps toward what both countries hope will […]

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Australia blasts EU over vaccine delay

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 16:15:43 +0000

QUEENSLAND: Australia’s prime minister on Wednesday blamed restricted vaccine supply from Europe for his country’s halting coronavirus inoculation efforts, as he faced down growing public frustration over the sluggish rollout. Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison said vaccine shortages and “strict export controls” introduced by the European Commission meant Australia received just 700,000 of a contracted […]

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Tesla’s Autopilot Takes On Dangerous Mountain Road In Australia

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2021 00:58:43 +0000

Nash, also known as “Tesla in the Gong,” shared a video yesterday on his YouTube channel about his experience testing Tesla’s Autopilot on a dangerous mountain road. Nash wanted to see how many times he would have to disengage Autopilot while driving on the Macquarie Pass. The Macquarie Pass is located in New South Wales, […]

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Australians warned of deadly spider ‘plague’ after floods

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 03:49:01 +0000

SYDNEY: A “plague” of the world’s most venomous spiders could swarm Sydney after torrential rain and flooding, the Australian Reptile Park said on Wednesday, warning that the deadly arachnids could seek refuge in homes as they escape the deluge. Relentless downpours have caused vast flooding in New South Wales state, with parts of suburban northwest […]

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Australia floods worsen, more evacuations seen

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 16:14:55 +0000

SYDNEY: Authorities warned the flooding disaster on Australia’s east coast is “far from over” as thousands more residents were put on evacuation alert on Tuesday and volunteers rescued hundreds from rising floodwaters. Torrential downpours have been lashing Australia’s southeast for days, causing rivers in Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales, to reach peaks not […]

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Going All-In With Aptera: South Africa To Europe, Then The World

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 18:05:38 +0000

After planning a trip in an Aptera for London to Moscow to Beijing, I decided to see about crossing two more continents so we could have a truly global set of insane trip plans. This was where I ran into the biggest challenge: South Africa to Europe.

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Governments Can Push EVs & Rooftop Solar To Tipping Points & Social Contagion

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 17:02:42 +0000

The climate crisis may seem like such a vast and complex problem that mankind is simply incapable of addressing it. However, a new study offers hope that transformational change in just a couple of key sectors could bring about “tipping points” that have outsize effects

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