Without the private sector cutting carbon emissions – rather than just lobbying the government for action on climate – the world will never reach the temperature targets of the Paris Agreement.
Scientists typically stay out of public policy debates, but an academic makes the case that they need to push back against politicians who distort research.
It's increasingly likely that at some point, the world's nations will need to broach the fraught discussion of geoengineering. The UN climate accord was a natural forum to do it.
On June 1, Donald Trump announced that he would take the US out of the Paris climate agreement because it was "unfair" to the US. An economic analysis indicates otherwise.
US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement might eventually be a good thing for the climate. Psychologists call this a 'paradoxical intervention'.
It's just not in their business interests to ignore climate change.
What has Australia’s relationship with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change been since 1992, and how might Trump's decision to leave the Paris agreement impact on Australia?
Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement strains international relations further and strengthens the resolve of other countries to move forward on climate without the US.
Economic forces – alongside a moral imperative – are driving cities, states and companies to make changes to forestall climate change, regardless of the whims of the White House.
The University of Canberra's Deep Saini and Michelle Grattan discuss the week in politics.
In pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, Donald Trump has turned his back not just on the world but on the low-carbon economy. He should pay heed to a very apt lesson from China's history.
American presidents have spent a great deal of time proclaiming US leadership of the global system. The decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement undermines much of what they have said.
The Trump administration has already sought to reverse several Obama-era climate change policies. Pro-environment people should now focus on threats to state climate actions.
A climate scientist and policy scholar sees three possible scenarios following Trump's plan to pull out of the Paris Agreement –
ranging from a small uptick in emissions to a global recession.
Donald Trump has fulfilled his pledge to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement struck in 2015, leaving China and Europe with the job of preventing other nations from following suit.
A panel of academics and scientists explain the damages to the Earth, the economy and US moral standing in the world by Trump's decision to abandon the Paris climate accord.
Like president George W. Bush before him, Donald Trump made the announcement from the White House Rose Garden, showing that Republican governments have failed to learn past lessons.
Some experts say it's better for the US to leave the Paris Agreement than white-ant it from within. But that ignores the damage that a US withdrawal would do to the fabric of global multilateralism.
Global warming of 2℃, the higher of the two Paris targets, would see current record-breaking temperatures become the norm in the future, potentially bringing heatwaves to both land and sea.
The White House is deciding whether or not to stay in the Paris climate agreement. But a large majority of Americans – including Trump voters – want the U.S. to participate and lead.