Spring has sprung and gardens are flush with growth. Can this annual spike in plant activity tell us anything about climate change?
South Australia is recovering from a state-wide blackout, and fingers are pointing at the state's renewable energy industry and climate change.
Australia is pumping 6.5 times more carbon into the atmosphere than the land can absorb.
After record-breaking amounts of sea ice in Antartica, this year we're seeing record lows.
Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has offered to extend the state's shark netting and drum lines into New South Wales.
Bill Mollison co-created permaculture - an ambitious alternative to industrial agriculture.
Half of Tasmania's eastern quolls – Australia's last population – have disappeared in the past 10 years.
The governing body for our energy market has just missed a major opportunity to modernise our electricity networks.
Scottish Folds are adorable cats with folded ears and owl-like faces. But their cuteness also condemns them to a life of suffering.
Whether you live in an urban apartment or a rural homestead, your outdoor area is more than just a private space. It's a thriving ecosystem.
New projections suggest the world could warm 3-7 degrees over coming centuries.
An international meeting looks set to approve a mandatory system of carbon offsetting for international flights - a big step forward but one that might be hard to integrate with the Paris Agreement.
On September 27, 1956, an atomic mushroom cloud rose above the Maralinga plain - the first of seven British bomb tests. Why was Australia so keen to put UK military interests ahead of its own people?
A growing body of research literature suggests time spent gardening is as good for the gardener as it is for the garden.
South Australia's electricity price shock in July showed that Australia hasn't worked out how to put large amounts of wind energy into the grid.
Victoria's brown coal Hazelwood station produces 5% of Australia's electricity, and 3% of the country's carbon emissions.
BP's plans for the Bight say it would take 10 days to begin dispersing an oil spill at source, and 35 days for well-capping equipment to reach the site – making it likely that oil would hit the coast.
A swell of business action is continuing following the Paris climate agreement.
Luxury holidays aren't just a dent in your bank balance – they're also doing untold harm to the environment. But you can have a good, green holiday.
Member of the Climate Council this week returned to one of the areas of the Great Barrier Reef that was worst affected by this year's coral bleaching. What they found was far from encouraging.
Carbon standards for cars are the cheapest way to cut emissions, and will save drivers money.
Should shooting crocs be allowed for elite hunters?
Cats, rats, foxes and other mammal predators have been implicated in 60% of the world's animals extinctions.
The oceans are filled with sounds produced by animals. However, a recent study shows that ocean sounds are diminishing due to nutrient pollution and ocean acidification.
The shock decision to close Australia's year-round research station at Macquarie Island will make monitoring Antarctica and the Southern Ocean harder, and will force Tasmania to get creative.