If the US stays in the Paris deal but misses its targets, the deal could look like a sham. But if Trump carries out his threat to withdraw, the US veto would be gone, and other nations might step up.
New research shows Australian farmers are adapting to climate change, offsetting at least part of a climate change-induced decline.
The energy security crisis has politicians leaping to unveil various schemes. But we don't need piecemeal action – the Finkel review, due in June, aims to create a coherent new energy blueprint.
A recycling company has received tens of millions from the federal government to develop solid waste fuel. This fuel reduces landfill, shrinks our carbon footprint and protects the environment.
A new Climate Council report points out that the Paris Agreement's carbon budget leaves no room for the development of massive new coal reserves such as the proposed Carmichael mine.
Earlier this year Australia's energy market operator warned of a gas shortage, sparking fears of an energy crisis. But new research shows the projected shortfall is so small, it may already be closed.
Many shoppers choose free-range eggs because they think they are tastier and healthier, rather than being motivated purely by concerns for hens' welfare, a new study has found.
Online shopping giants and logistics firms are trying to improve efficiency and cut carbon – knowing that doing so will reduce their operating costs while appealing to green-minded consumers.
Plastics pose a major threat to seabirds and other animals, and most don't ever break down - they just break up. Every piece of petrochemical-derived plastic ever made still exists on the planet.
What does God have to do with climate change? A lot, if you want to engage with communities in the Pacific Islands, where almost everyone goes to church and religious leaders are hugely influential.
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.
Australian farmers and graziers have historically been against dingoes on their lands. But in a bid to adapt to changing conditions, some are embracing the predators and their potential.
A survey of executives in high-emitting industries such as mining and electricity generation suggests they are not engaging with the government's flagship policy to cut greenhouse emissions.
Two years after the second earthquake rocked Nepal in 2015, the recovery efforts have been stalled by political instability and money mismanagement.
A new survey has identified millions of hectares of forest in dryland areas, a finding that boosts the total global forest cover by 9% and has significant consequences for carbon budgets.
The federal government has defunded a national research agency that looks at how best to adapt to climate-related impacts such as floods, droughts and heatwaves - a decision that could cost lives.
The Australian market is awash with highly polluting cars. But there are a couple of key resources to help you find the best vehicle that fits your needs.
The federal budget will pump A$90 million into boosting domestic gas production, as well as investing in pumped hydro and measures to monitor energy prices.
If the Pacific Ocean enters an 'El Tio' phase, it could speed the world towards 1.5 degrees of global warming, one of the crucial benchmarks of the Paris Climate Agreement.
It's a decade since US beekeepers first noticed that their bees were mysteriously dying. Now we know much more about Colony Collapse Disorder, raising hopes that we can turn bees' fortunes around.
Your cup of coffee might cost the world more than you think, but a little knowledge goes a long way if you want to make an eco-friendly choice.
A new art festival featuring climate-related works offers a new way to see an issue that is often framed in purely scientific terms.
Energy security requires both short and long planning. Recent gas and hydro announcements are a promising start towards some proper joined-up thinking.
Following his 2016 arrest, former Greens leader Bob Brown aims to show that Tasmania's anti-protest laws are in conflict with the constitution's implied right to political communication.
A new report predicts a boom in household solar and batteries as Australia's electricity networks move to a more sustainable footing, with some states poised for a 500% boost in rooftop solar.