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Qantas introduces new green tier program

Apparently the initiative is not so top tier! It’s not easy being green.

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“We have a front-row seat to the climate disaster”: Intrepid CEO urges ScoMo to “go all in” at COP26

The adventure travel company is calling on the PM to commit to at least halving emissions by 2030 and an immediate end to new coal power development. Let’s just hope Prince Charles can convince him to attend.

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NCLH aims for carbon neutrality with new long-term strategy

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly’s editor is attempting to reduce his emissions by avoiding foods that cause him to break wind.

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OPINION: Why we need women to tackle the climate crisis

by Dr Susanne Etti

Here, Intrepid Travel’s environmental impact specialist, Dr Susanne Etti, makes the case for empowering women as a way of fighting climate change.

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Intrepid becomes first tour operator with verified, science-based targets

What does that mean, you might ask? Well… we’re not really sure, but this press release does a great job of explaining it.

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Dozens killed as Cyclone Harold belts Pacific Islands

At least 29 people have been killed by a devastating cyclone that continues to make its way across the Pacific Islands.

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Zimbabwe drought sees people, animals and tourist attractions suffer

Do you know a colleague who is a bit of a climate change denier? Prove them wrong with this.

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Venice: Thousands protest in the rain as city gets hit by yet another high-water event

by Christian Fleetwood

Thousands of Venetians have braved bad weather to take to the streets to protest over frequent flooding in the city and the impact of giant cruise ships.

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St Mark’s Square closed as Venice hit by third record tide

by Christian Fleetwood

St Mark’s Square was closed on the weekend after Venice was inundated with a nearly five-foot flood, marking the third time within a week that waters have peaked this high.

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Venice “on its knees” after being hit by worst flood in 50 years

Venice has been hit by the second-worst flood in its recorded history, with water submerging 85 per cent of the Italian city.

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Australia to fund $500m climate change package for Pacific Islands

Leaders in the region have suggested the support is hollow without the government committing to reducing its reliance on coal.

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Intrepid to become first ‘climate positive’ company of its kind by 2020

Travel Weekly is doing its part for the environment by installing a 300L compost bin in the office. However, its smell has started to get the better of some staff.

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