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Lucy Cormack is Environment Reporter with The Sydney Morning Herald.

AGL Energy embraces global warming policies before Paris talks on climate change

Lucy Cormack, Environment reporter Australia's largest carbon emitter is embracing a radical new commitment to climate policy and carbon pricing.

Man dies at Defqon.1 music festival

Defqon.1 music festival at the Sydney International Regatta centre.

Lucy Cormack A 26-year-old man at a dance music festival in western Sydney has died after he was found unconscious.

New Deal for Nature report launch: Sydney man denied entry to Parliament House because of T-shirt with slogan

No entry: Noel Plumb was denied entry to NSW Parliament House for wearing this T-shirt.

Lucy Cormack A Sydney man was denied entry to NSW Parliament because of the T-shirt he wearing.

Hugo's fight to include three parents on his birth certificate

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Lucy Cormack Hugo Todd Atkinson grew up with two mums and one dad. He's asking why the law won't allow for all three of them to be acknowledged.

Hugo Atkinson's fight to have three parents recognised on his birth certificate

Hugo Atkinson: 'It was just ridiculous to think it would even be a question, to choose between your parents.'

Lucy Cormack Hugo Todd Atkinson wants his parents on his birth certificate - his mums and his dad. But current law won't allow that.

What's wrong with the RiverCat ferries?

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Lucy Cormack Roger Kyle is one of the many waterfront lessees along the Parramatta River experiencing increased erosion along their seawalls, and they are pointing the finger at RiverCat ferries.

Fifteen killed on NSW roads in less than two weeks


Lucy Cormack A woman was struck and killed when a car mounted the kerb in Sydney's north on Sunday morning.

Sydney City2Surf 2015 won by Australian distance runner Brad Milosevic

A supplied image obtained Sunday, September 21, 2014 of Brad Milosevic crossing the line first in the  Sydney Running Festival - Half Marathon. Photo by Delly Carr

Lucy Cormack Australian distance runner Brad Milosevic has won the 2015 City2Surf.

Battery revolution set to transform energy sector

Tesla's Powerwall battery has turned the focus on lithium.

Lucy Cormack The energy sector is undergoing an identity crisis and there is one thing that will determine where it goes from here: the humble battery.

'Green' light bulb moment for councils installing LED street lights

New LED street lights will save western Sydney councils an estimated $21 million over 20 years.

Lucy Cormack Nine Sydney councils are getting ready to turn off the lights – 13,000 of them – to save more than $20 million.

Descendant of Charles Darwin once failed biology, but now fights to save species

Chris Darwin, great-great-grandson of Charles Darwin, champions the cause of endangered species at TEDx talks at the Sydney Opera House.

Lucy Cormack The great-great-grandson of Charles Darwin failed biology in school, but now has a passion for the environment.

Sydney says Aloha to Polynesian canoe Hokule'a

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Lucy Cormack Traditional Polynesian canoe Hokule'a entered Darling Harbour on Tuesday, the wind-powered vessel's latest stop on its 47,000 nautical mile journey around the world.

Polynesian canoe Hokule'a lands in Darling Harbour

A traditional Hawaiian greeting welcomes the Hokulea as it arrives at Darling Harbour.

Lucy Cormack Darling Harbour is the latest stop in a 47,000 nautical mile journey around the world – by canoe.

Early morning blaze destroys chemist at Ourimbah Shopping Village

Lucy Cormack A fire has destroyed one shop and damaged three at Ourimbah on the Central Coast.

Man charged after allegedly pouring petrol over his partner

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Lucy Cormack A man has been charged after allegedly threatening to set his female partner alight in a domestic violence incident near Mount Druitt on Friday.

Cash for cans: Industry proposed container deposit scheme for NSW 'inadequate'


Lucy Cormack An industry-led container deposit scheme being considered by the state government is "tokenistic and "completely inadequate in funding," Australia's leading recycling alliance says.

Digital dictation being used more widely in Australian law firms

Dictation, dictation, dictation: Lawyer David Ellenby.

Lucy Cormack Anyone sidling past David Ellenby's office would think he spends an awful lot of time talking to himself.

Boys will be boys in the name of fantasy football

Good mates: (From left) Keith Davis, Jack Osbourne, Tony Kelso and Matthew Walker.

Lucy Cormack In the dark, before dawn, Matthew Walker rolls out of bed and stumbles to find his computer. It is a Friday at 4am and that means one thing.

The flight of fantasy sports as gambling joins in

Friends (L-R) Matthew Walker, Keith Davis, Tony Kelso and Jack Osbourne take a punt on an NRL fantasy football league.

Lucy Cormack When it comes to player management fans will always say they know better than the chief executive – and in fantasy sport, they do.

Anzac Day events across Australia run smoothly despite terror threat

PTE Elizabeth Smith of the 1/15 Royal NSW Lancer Band enjoys a light moment prior to the Anzac Day march in Sydney. 25th April 2015
Photograph Dallas Kilponen

Lucy Cormack Anzac day commemorations across Australia attracted record numbers with no security issues, despite concerns in the wake of last week's terror raids.