The city of Phalodi has set a temperature record for India, hitting 51℃. Until now, India's smog problem has curbed extreme temperatures. But that could be about to change.
La Trobe University is the first Australian university to commit to divesting fully from fossil fuels, but will it have any impact?
Flying-foxes can cause conflict - just ask the people of Batemans Bay, NSW. But plans to disperse them won't necessarily work without understanding these highly mobile animals' behaviour.
A warming Earth could see invading species arrive in Antarctica via the floating "taxi service" of the sea. That could be a threat to the southern continent's delicate ecosystem.
Across the world, an area bigger than Russia is officially classed as "degraded land". We'll never restore its wildlife to what it was – but there are pragmatic steps we can take to improve things.
When Mount Sinabung erupted in Indonesia, researchers were already in the area to investigate how locals coped with the ongoing risk.
Growing enough food to feed 9 billion people by 2050 will require huge amounts of energy and water. Using nanoparticles to boost plant growth and yield could save resources and reduce water pollution.
What gaps have the CSIRO cuts left in climate research?
From floods to drought, fire to famine, the 2015-16 El Nino has had a global impact.
The Coalition has asked CSIRO to develop a "roadmap" towards commercialised clean energy. It's a good idea as long as the plan is clear, and there's enough money behind it.
Efforts to combat water pollution on the Great Barrier Reef aren't working, according to a new government report.
Labor's shadow environment minister, Mark Butler, said Australia is now "pretty much the only major advanced economy where pollution levels are going up, not coming down." Is that right?
Companies could improve their profits 2-10% each year by saving energy, according to a world-first attempt to assess energy performance.
The dairy industry faces a number of welfare issues, and is a major contributor to greenhouse gases.
Cephalopods are able to adapt rapidly to changing conditions.
Science and technology has always helped us feed the world. GM has more to offer, if we let it.
Drones are useful tools for studying and protecting wildlife. But with their growing popularity comes a growing need to make sure they don't harm the animals they're trying to observe.
Australia had the first government body dedicated to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
More than 90% of Madagascar's lemurs face extinction. Losing them will mean a loss of the valuable function they serve to the forests in which they live.
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.
Eating cows and sheep is unsustainable. Here are some better alternatives.