Sea turtles have been around for 150 million years, but today’s pace of climate change represents an existential challenge.
Climate change and tourism development in Mexico are altering the country's shoreline, endangering the habitat of sea turtles. But tourists prefer pristine, natural beaches, too.
Bleached corals are still alive, but they are starving, and often die in the following weeks.
Months after record breaking coral bleaching, research teams are taking stock of the damage on the Great Barrier Reef.
Australia’s oceans are heating up.
The new State of the Climate report outlines Australia's rising temperatures and its regional rainfall declines - and the trends that are locked in for the coming few decades due to greenhouse emissions.
Lessons from the Soviet Union reveal how we can fret about climate change and celebrate Heathrow's expansion at the same time.
Indigenous activists confront Queensland politician Peter Wellington in 2015.
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Can Australia achieve fair and open decision-making and a just and sustainable energy transition when big coal players are involved?
Australia’s had a cooler and wetter winter, but the rest of the world has been hot.
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Since April 2015, each month has been the hottest on record and it's the longest hot streak on record.
Companies have been caught off guard by campaigns to divest from fossil fuels.
Most businesses construct climate risk solely through the lens of profitability and market opportunity.
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There are ticking time bombs, high up in the mountains.
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The Mekong Delta is gradually being washed away, as less sediment is delivered downstream.
Wine has been adapting since the Little Ice Age.
Wine lovers can rest assured. Wine will adapt to climate change.
The Montreal Protocol has successfully reduced the use of chemicals that destroy the Earth’s ozone layer.
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Hydrofluorocarbons were created to replace ozone-damaging chemicals – but they turned out to be major contributors to climate change.
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Droughts can be a factor in some armed conflicts, but that's nothing new.
Jeffrey Sachs: ‘we need to press governments to follow through on what they’ve promised’.
Jeffrey Sachs wants to press governments to follow through on their promises.
Upper Coomera is one of those fast-growing fringe suburbs that are hotter because of tightly packed housing with less greenery.
Recently published research has found that the concentration of poorer people in hotter places is a real problem for cities' capacity to cope with climate change.
Damage from Hurricane Matthew in North Charleston, South Carolina, October 2016.
Conservative commentators accused government officials last week of hyping risks from Hurricane Matthew. A meteorologist explains why this is impossible in the internet era.
All about the atmosphere.
Atmospheric changes on exoplanets could hold clues to our own environmental problems.
The guided missile destroyer USS Barry deploys to sea from Naval Station Norfolk ahead of Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
Politicians are still debating whether climate change is real, but military planners call it a serious threat. A retired rear admiral explains how climate change affects U.S. national security.
The Norwegian capital shows other cities how it's done, by setting out a tailor-made plan to reduce emissions to zero by 2030.
Hollywood turns its hand to the worst environmental disaster in US history – from which the environment is strangely missing.
Soybeans and corn are two of the most widely planted crops in the United States and the main feedstocks used to make biofuels.
A new study challenges the longstanding view that biofuels are carbon-neutral, and asserts that in the U.S. to date, they have done more harm to the climate than gasoline.