The global environmental crisis is overwhelming, but showing children how they can take care of their immediate environment can empower them to feel like they can make a difference.
A new study found shallow water corals with high temperature tolerance in their DNA. Could they make reefs more resilient to climate change?
Thousands of years ago, carbon gases trapped on the seafloor escaped, causing drastic warming that helped end the last ice age. A scientist says climate change could cause this process to repeat.
Lack of scrutiny of the Coalition, barrage of criticism aimed at Labor: News Corp's coverage of the election campaign has been the definition of partisan.
Vehicles in Canada are big, heavy and guzzle a lot of gasoline.
New Zealand's government has released a bill that sets targets to bring long-lived greenhouse gases to net zero by 2050 and reduce emissions of the shorter-lived methane by 10% within a decade.
How can a community decide the direction it should go, if its members cannot even agree on where they are? Two political scientists say the growing phenomenon of dueling facts threatens democracy.
A ruling by the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal recognizes the threat of climate change, but its approach is too narrow.
A new study has calculated the tremendous cost of ash dieback to the UK economy.
New research finds that farm ponds actually capture nitrous oxide; this finding can be useful in combatting climate change.
The unlikely failure of the catastrophe bond market won't trigger a financial crisis like the one a decade ago.
The idea of the Green New Deal has been around for more than a decade. Why all the fuss about it now?
The Global Assessment of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services has some sobering news.
El Niño events can affect millions of people around the world, causing drought in Australia and floods in the Americas.
Razzmatazz aside, the opposition leader - standing in front of Labor's slogan "A Fair Go For Australia" - brought together the “case for change” in a carefully-honed, strongly delivered address.
Leigh Sullivan joins Michelle Grattan to talk about the week in politics.
Labor's policies have to get a lot more ambitious if they want to see real reductions in emissions.
In an era of rapid technological advance, devastating climate change, increasing inequality and a steadily aging society, health-care leadership development is vital.
The Climate Strike movement shows us loud and clear that youth not only care about climate change, but that it needs to be brought to the table to cement their vote.
Coral reefs get a lot of attention, but the world has lost almost all of its vital oyster reefs in the last few centuries.