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.
All mention of Australia has been removed from an international report on climate change on the grounds that it would damage tourism. Here's the evidence.
La Trobe University is the first Australian university to commit to divesting fully from fossil fuels, but will it have any impact?
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.
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.
What gaps have the CSIRO cuts left in climate research?
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.
From floods to drought, fire to famine, the 2015-16 El Nino has had a global impact.
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.
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.
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.
The Paris climate deal has supposedly sent a signal to the wider world that now is the time to pull out of fossil fuel investments. Universities can set the pace – but they need to do more.
Rats have lived with us for thousands of years.
Climate change has won and lost elections in the past, and there's a distinct chill in the air this time around.
A leading NASA scientist has asked CSIRO to stay in its global network that monitors atmospheric dust and pollution. The data are vital to understand the effects on weather and climate.
The Great Barrier Reef is in trouble, and the upcoming election is our last chance to lock in plans to save it.
New mapping shows how Antarctica's huge Totten Glacier has retreated far inland, raising sea levels by more than a metre. Rising temperatures could trigger it to do so again.
Another month, another broken temperature record. Scientists are already confident 2016 will be the hottest year ever, a record only set in 2015.
Toxic algal blooms were unheard of in Australia's major waterways before 1991. Now the Murray River has been struck by four major events in less than a decade, with more likely in the future.
Victoria's volcanic plains offer fertile ground for grasslands teeming with wildflowers. But that same fertility has also made the plains a tempting target for grazers and growers, and developers too.