The federal government has defunded a national research agency that looks at how best to adapt to climate-related impacts such as floods, droughts and heatwaves - a decision that could cost lives.
Talk of adapting to climate change is less polarizing to conservatives than the idea of slashing emissions.
Study shows the footprint of climate change is already vast and that species are trying to adapt to rising temperatures.
Lee: 'Business will be far from usual in a world of four, five or six degrees of warming.'
With little state and federal leadership, regional planners in southern Florida try to prepare for the effects of climate change.
Animals and plants will need escape hatches to move to cooler climes as the planet warms, but few parts of the U.S. have the natural habitat available for these migrations.
'Adaptation' will help deal with the next decade or two of global warming. But what about key energy or transport links that are expected to last a century?
Understanding how drought is impacting on livelihoods and local governments can help in the development of longer term climate adaptation responses.
Making expanded fossil fuel production the core of U.S. energy policy, as proposed by Donald Trump, and backing out of climate agreements would cost the U.S. economy billions and transform the planet.
Many properties are at risk from rising sea levels, with owners and councils at odds over the costs of defending these. NSW law reform may lead to more forward-looking climate change adaptation.
Despite the fanfare of signing the Paris Agreement on climate, little progress has been made on compensating poor countries for irreparable damages from climate change.
Forecasting drought should be about more than weather – to help those likely to be hit hardest, we need financial and even health data too.
Building on local experience and having access to current and expected climate trends is crucial to adapting to climate change for farmers in semi-arid regions.
Poorer cities are spending less on dealing with the consequences of global warming, even relative to their wealth.
The Paris agreement has given us some solid targets to aim for in terms of limiting global warming. But that in turn begs a whole range of new scientific questions.
We're going to have to adapt to climate change, but some of the options on the table could do more harm than good if they destroy the ecosystems that protect us.
Hundreds of cities worldwide have pledged to act against climate change. New York City's experience rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy offers useful lessons about making urban areas more resilient.
The Paris climate summit was historic as a political achievement but it's not clear how and when the hard problems of emission cuts and climate finance get tackled.
Africa needs to work on adaption strategies if it is to overcome the harmful effects of climate change.
Projects to help people adapt to climate change are essential. But no one really knows how much to spend, or even how to tell which projects are working.