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The South Australian government is seeking urgent orders from the Industrial Relations Commission to stop industrial action by nurses this weekend.

The world has experienced its hottest year on record prompting calls for bigger and faster cuts to greenhouse gas emissions to halt global warming.

The Greens will target the Adelaide Hills seat of Heysen at the next SA election following the move by former opposition leader Isobel Redmond to retire.

Adelaide police are checking the links between a stolen car which was torched in the city's north and a major fire at a plastics factory nearby.